Jean-Pierre Blumberg, former European Managing Partner at Linklaters, passed away.

Head of Company law and M&A practice at Linklaters passed away.

Posted Tuesday, October 6th 2020
Jean-Pierre Blumberg, former European Managing Partner at Linklaters, passed away.

On Saturday night, Jean-Pierre Blumberg passed away.

Formerly Linklater’s regional managing partner for Europe between 2008 and 2012, member of the international board, of the firm’s executive committee, and national managing partner for Linklaters in Belgium.

At the time of his passing Jean-Pierre Blumberg was co-head of the firm’s global M&A practice. The lawyer was widely acknowledged as one of Belgium’s leading corporate lawyers, mentoring many lawyers. He had huge experience in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, as well as public takeovers, equity offerings and private equity and has led on many of the market’s high-profile deals.

Jean-Pierre Blumberg was born in Merksem (Belgium) in 1957 but grew up in Germany. He studied law at the University of Antwerp and holds a master’s in law from Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge.

 

 

 

 

Edited by Ramata Diallo