Stibbe expands team and services in Luxembourg and Belgium offices

Stibbe’s Luxembourg office has announced Bernard Beerens is succeeding Gérald Origer as executive partner of Stibbe Luxembourg.

Posted lundi, janvier 24 2022
Stibbe expands team and services in Luxembourg and Belgium offices

Bernard Beerens - Wouter Ghijsels

Corporate law specialist Beerens has been a partner at Stibbe since 2020. Gérald Origer will continue his practice within Stibbe Luxembourg as head the corporate law practice.

Bernard Beerens said: “Under Gérald’s leadership, the Luxembourg office of Stibbe has grown significantly with the expansion of the firm’s tax, fund management and corporate practices to become one of the leading Benelux firms in Luxembourg. (…) It is with great enthusiasm that I look forward to continuing the expansion of the firm in Luxembourg and working alongside a great team of talented lawyers from our offices across the Benelux, London and New York."


Simultaneously, Wouter Ghijsels, managing partner of Stibbe Brussels has announced the promotion as of 1 January 2022 of five in-house lawyers to counsel: environment and planning specialists Bastiaan Schelstraete and Stefanie François, criminal law expert David Verwaerde, tax law specialist Lizelotte De Maeyer, and banking and finance expert Pieter-Jan Leemen. “The promotions of these talented lawyers are the result of their exceptional expertise and dedication to providing our clients with the highest quality of service. These appointments also demonstrate our commitment to the development of our people and the future success of our business as we continue to strengthen our practices,” noted Ghijsels in a statement.


The new appointments demonstrate Stibbe’s ongoing commitment to growing the firm through the expansion of its legal services in the Benelux market.