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Marie is an expert in corporate law with more than 30 years' experience spent advising clients in national and cross-border transaction and structuring work.

Her field of competences includes M&A and private equity (structuring, due diligence, negotiations, share purchase agreements, shareholders' agreements, financing, ancillary agreements, security package), joint-ventures, mergers and demergers, corporate governance, financial law (including bond issues, public take-over bids and listings) and real estate.

Marie has also been involved in major international files, coordinating the work of professionals acting in different disciplines (including lawyers) in more than 15 countries.

Publications that she has written include a reference book on joint-ventures (Joint Ventures: from wedding to divorce published by Larcier in 2006) and numerous articles in the field of general corporate law, international mergers and corporate governance.

She has been ranked by Chambers and Legal 500. In addition to many other clubs and organisations,she is a founding member of Women on Board.

Marie's mother tongue is French, she is fluent in English and Flemish and she has a basic knowledge of German.

What others say…

Marie Evrard is another name to note; she provides 'outstanding support' to her clients in domestic and cross-border deals, with particularly experience assisting French and US-based companies.
 

Legal 500, 2020 – Commercial, corporate & M&A

Marie Evrard is an outstanding professional; the deal went smoothly, but rigorously, and all parties were very pleased with her work, say clients 

Chambers Europe 2017

Marie Evrard works on a range of transactional and advisory matters for clients in the food, retail, TMT, finance and real estate sectors. She is admired for her interpersonal skills and efficiency

Chambers Europe 2016

The "brilliant" Marie Evrard of Field Fisher Waterhouse is considered "pragmatic and approachable, which is a tremendous help in M&A deals.  She is praised for her work on both transactional and contentious matters

Chambers Europe 2014

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