Wouter Ghijsels

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Banking and Finance specialist
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Wouter Ghijsels

Wouter Ghijsels is the Managing Partner of the Brussels office of Stibbe. He advises financial institutions, corporate, and public sector clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financial transactions.

Wouter has particular expertise in syndicated lending, acquisition finance, direct lending, property finance, project finance, and leveraged/management buyouts. He works closely with Stibbe's corporate and real estate partners. 

Wouter graduated in Law from the University of Antwerp in 2001. He also holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from King’s College London (2002) and a postgraduate degree in Corporate Taxation from Fiscale Hogeschool (2003). 

Wouter joined the Brussels office of Stibbe in 2002.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2002
  • Partner since: 2011

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Inside Stibbe - Brussels, 20 January 2022 – The Brussels office of Stibbe has promoted Bastiaan Schelstraete (Environment & Planning), Stefanie François (Environment & Planning), David Verwaerde (Dispute Resolution), Lizelotte De Maeyer (Tax) and Pieter-Jan Leemen (Banking & Finance) to Counsel effective as of 1 January 2022. The new appointments demonstrate Stibbe’s ongoing commitment to promoting in-house talent to strengthen its practices.

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Inside Stibbe - Bruxelles, le 20 janvier 2022 – Le bureau bruxellois de Stibbe a nommé Bastiaan Schelstraete (Environment & Planning), Stefanie François (Environment & Planning), David Verwaerde (Dispute Resolution), Lizelotte De Maeyer (Tax) et Pieter-Jan Leemen (Banking & Finance) en tant que Counsels et ce, à compter du 1er janvier 2022. Ces nouvelles nominations témoignent de l'engagement continu de Stibbe à renforcer ses pratiques par la promotion de ses talents internes.

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