Fieldfisher strengthens Brussels transactional practice with Banking and Finance Partner

European law firm Fieldfisher is pleased to announce the launch of its Brussels Banking and Finance Practice with the appointment of Sofie Heremans as Partner in its Brussels office.

Over the course of a 12-year career in highly reputed international law firms, Sofie Heremans has acquired an excellent reputation as a strategic advisor for banking and finance matters, with a focus on acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, general corporate lending and financial restructurings. Her work was recognised last year by The Legal 500 directory, which ranked Sofie as "Next Generation Lawyer".

Sofie joins Fieldfisher from Stibbe where she spent 8 years in the banking and finance team.

Jean-Franc╠žois Germain and Claudio Mereu, Co-Managing Partners, commented: "We are proud that our firm has been able to recruit a top and recognised talent like Sofie. She brings a wealth of expertise and adds new capabilities to our growing transactional practice. She will be an excellent addition to the firm and we are delighted to have her on board."

Corporate partner Thomas Lenné added: "With the credit markets becoming more sophisticated and global every year, it has become crucial for clients to have access to first class expert advice. Sofie's excellent reputation combined with her impressive expertise will be a great complement to our Corporate and other practices."

Sofie Heremans added: "I am delighted to join Fieldfisher today and embark in an exciting adventure. The Brussels office, which was created 13 years ago and now has more than 45 lawyers, is launching its banking and finance practice and I am looking forward to working together with my peers to add new capabilities to the firm's rich offering and adding further value for our clients. The full service offering of the Brussels office and the extensive network of offices within Fieldfisher will be of great value to my clients."

Related : Fieldfisher (Belgium) LLP

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