David Ryckaert joins Laurius
Laurius is pleased to announce that David Ryckaert has joined the firm as a partner in the corporate department. With previous experience at Laga and Simont Braun, David will bring his significant expertise and established relationships to Laurius to further strengthen its overall corporate offering.
“Our clients will immediately benefit from David’s intimate and wide-ranging understanding of the issues affecting the corporate landscape”, said Firm Managing Partner Dirk Wellens. “We are thrilled to welcome David to our growing Brussels office, and pleased that our office continues to attract top local laterals”.
Since its start in 2006, Laurius has steadily expanded and now consists of 20 lawyers with offices in Antwerp and Brussels.
Acquisition of Ventilair Group International by Volution Group plc
Laurius assisted the shareholders of Ventilair Group International BVBA with the sale of the company to the British listed Volution Group plc.
Headquartered in Kuurne, Belgium, Ventilair is a leading manufacturer and distributor of both residential and non-residential ventilation products.
Click here for the press release from Volution Group plc.
The Legal 500 – edition 2015
Corporate & M&A
Very approachable firm’ Laurius advocaten fields a team that shows ‘high commitment’. Head of team Dirk Wellens and Stefaan Wauman are recommended.
Laurius advocaten has a buoyant corporate litigation practice, which has recently acted in various shareholder disputes. Other recent instructions include representing a Belgian oil trading company in a dispute with a financial institution. Bert Luyten heads the team.
Laurius advocaten primarily focuses on representing family-owned enterprises but also acts for major companies and banks. The team advised international fund manager Capital Dynamics on the impact of changes to Belgian tax legislation. Philippe Hinnekens heads the practice.
A new look for Laurius – Duval Branding is dressing the firm in a new style. Laurius has now been practising law for eight years and recently opened a second office in the centre of Brussels. Laurius is known for the quality of its work and its personal service. Directories such as Legal 500 cite the firm as a benchmark standard in the fields of Corporate (M&A), Litigation and Tax. To underline and support its constant growth, Duval Branding has been working on a new house style for the firm. Duval Branding’s stylish look and stunning photography emphasise the professionalism and distinctive character that represent Laurius.