We’re attending #MIPIM2020!

Michael Bollen and Dirk Wellens will attend Mipim 2020 and look forward to catching up. Please feel free to reach out.

Laurius ranked in Chambers Global 2020

We are proud to announce that Laurius has been ranked in the Chambers Global 2020 guide for its Corporate M&A practice and that Bert Luyten (Dispute Resolution) and Dirk Wellens (Corporate/M&A) are both individually ranked.


Bert Luyten (individually ranked) is described by Chambers as best known for assisting shareholders and corporations with commercial litigation and handling disputes concerning defamation and abuse of state aid. Clients describe Bert as « not only a top lawyer but also very committed and pleasant to work with. »


Our Corporate M&A practice has been ranked in the Corporate M&A overview and is described by Chambers as best known for its advice to clients on domestic and cross-border acquisitions and sales, in addition to corporate restructurings.

Dirk Wellens (individually ranked) focuses on sales and acquisitions, particularly within the real estate and construction sectors. He also handles pan-European restructurings. He is valued by clients for his « in-depth technical knowledge, creativity and personality. »

ESAS acquires Spitters

Laurius assisted ESAS with the acquisition of Spitters, a key player in the Netherlands telecom market. With this acquisition, ESAS reinforces its expertise and presence in the Benelux to offer end-to-end solutions in the ‘Internet of Things’ sector as well as its strong market leadership position in the field. The ESAS Group offers complete and leading (remote and on-site) IoT services and tools.  It has a strong track record of organic and acquisitive growth, integrating and optimizing various businesses.

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Better Minds at Work et Energy Lab plus forts ensemble

Better Minds at Work, une organisation axée sur le bien-être mental et physique au sein des entreprises, renforce son actionnariat avec l’adhésion d’Energy Lab, une société du groupe Golazo.

Laurius a conseillé founding partner Pia Buysse dans le cadre de la vente de sa participation à Energy Lab.

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Les 365 premiers jours de Michael Bollen

Michael Bollen s’exprime sur sa première année chez Laurius dans le Trends Magazine du 15 août dernier. Cliquez ici pour lire l’article complet.

Karen Vermaere appointed as senior partner

We are pleased to announce that Karen Vermaere has been appointed as senior partner as of 1 July 2019. Karen is co-head of our litigation and
arbitration practice and holds a strong record in advising clients on a variety of commercial transactions and complex projects, with niche expertise
in regulatory matters.

Managing partner Dirk Wellens commented: “We continue to invest in our growth and with Karen we add bench strength to our firm. She makes an ideal addition to our ambitious and successful team.”

For more information please feel free to reach out to us.

Legal 500 Edition 2019

The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa is now online.

We are proud to announce that our firm and our lawyers have been highly recommended.

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L’investissement en Belgique

Un guide Q&A sur l’investissement en Belgique rédigé notamment par notre Senior Partner David Ryckaert et notre Junior Associate Lancelot Clément de Cléty a été publié dans « Practical Law » de Thomson Reuters cette semaine.

Découvrez l’article entier ici.

Customs Support Group

Laurius a conseillé Customs Support Group, une société appartenant au groupe Mentha Capital dans l’acquisition de ECA, une agence de douane établie à Anvers.


Laurius a conseillé Mentha Capital dans le cadre de son investissement dans InSites Consulting

Laurius a conseillé Mentha Capital dans le cadre de son investissement dans InSites Consulting, une société d’étude de la consommation et de collaboration. Mentha Capital est une société d’investissement en private equity indépendante active sur le marché intermédiaire en Flandre et aux Pays-Bas.

InSites Consulting, spin-off de la Vlerick Business School, a été le pionnier de l’étude de marché numérique depuis 1997. A ce jour, elle figure parmi les 100 plus grandes et les 10 plus innovantes agences d’étude de marché au monde. Avec actuellement 7 bureaux sur trois continents, InSites Consulting aide les marques internationales à prendre de meilleures décisions marketing plus rapidement en associant une technologie numérique intelligente et un savoir-faire marketing moderne.

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