EY Law advocaten-Avocats (EY Law) is pleased to announce the arrival of Tom Swinnen as Executive Director in the M&A/transaction law department. Tom, together with one senior associate, joins from Van Bael & Bellis and has over 10 years of experience.
Tom, who is highly regarded by clients for his service-minded and client-oriented style, will head the fast growing M&A/transaction law practice.
He holds a Master in Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), a Master (DES) in Economic Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), a Master in Corporate Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel/Leuven (Belgium) and a Postgraduate in Corporate Finance from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium).
In addition to his work as corporate M&A lawyer, Tom is a teaching assistant at the Financial Law Institute of the Universiteit Gent and regularly lectures on corporate M&A. Tom is recommended for corporate/M&A by Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and Legal500.
“We are truly excited that Tom reinforces our M&A practice” said Leen Ketels and Peter Suykens, partners at EY Law. “We are convinced that with his excellent background and client-oriented style, he is the right man to lead our fast growing M&A practice which closely cooperates with the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) of our strategic alliance partner EY Tax advisors.”
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