Brussels, 12 October 2022 – Business law firm EY Law announced today that David Du Pont will join the firm as a new partner in the M&A Department in Brussels. David has more than 20 years of experience in M&A on both the buy-side and sell-side working with both corporate and Private Equity clients. He has been the lead adviser on many M&A transactions and he has particular expertise in cross-border transactions. He previously led the corporate and real estate teams in Brussels at Ashurst. EY Law is a full-service firm of 50 lawyers offering a wide range of legal services.
David secured a Masters in Law at the Ghent University and then went on to get an MBA at The University of Antwerp. After graduating from his MBA, he decided to join Baker & McKenzie. In 2001, David joined Ashurst where he acted on a wide range of transactions with Private Equity clients, as well as corporates. David also works on general Corporate Law related work, as well as Real Estate.
“I am very excited to begin the next phase of my career at EY Law,” David said. “I am looking forward to joining a dynamic group as EY Law, providing high-quality services to clients and expand with the whole team our footprint in the Belgian market.”
“Our M&A practice continues to excel and we are delighted to welcome David to the firm. David provides an ideal strategic and cultural fit for EY Law. His in-depth experience and specialist knowledge will further strengthen our team and our firm as a whole,” said Peter Suykens, managing partner of EY Law.
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EY Law is an independent law firm with 50 lawyers in Belgium, based in Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent. EY Law operates in 90 countries worldwide, with more than 3.500 employees specialising in corporate and commercial law, transaction law, employment law, financial law, competition law, property law, public law, digital law and legal managed services. EY Law has access to the international EY Law network of legal practices affiliated to EY. EY Law has a strategic alliance with EY Tax Consultants.