Linklaters has appointed Stefaan Loosveld as its new National Managing Partner for Belgium. He takes over from Bernd Meyring for a four-year term, effective 1 May 2021. Bernd will work closely with Stefaan during a handover period.
Stefaan Loosveld specializes in litigation, contentious regulatory and restructuring & insolvency (including sovereign default and debt restructuring). He has worked in our New York and London offices. He acts for both financial institutions and corporates in complex cross-border matters. Stefaan joined Linklaters in 1996 and was promoted to partner in 2012. He worked as Senior Legal Counsel in the Financial Law Division of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt from 2002 to 2006.
We wholeheartedly thank Bernd for his leadership in the past four years, including in the recent unprecedented times that have again shown the strengths of Linklaters and our Belgian offices, that is being there for our clients, in good and bad times, and caring for our people. We obviously remain ambitious and focused on delivering top legal service to our clients, never forgetting that we are first and foremost a people business, taking pride and joy in teaming up with our clients and colleagues, and nurturing professional relations based on common goals and values.