Paul Hermant

Partner Belgium Law Firm - Bird & Bird


Paul is a competent and respected negotiator when it comes to corporate transactions, he provides clients with advice and support on all aspects of the deal process, including, if needed, litigation

Paul is a partner in our Corporate Group, based in Brussels.

Paul assists clients in their corporate and financial transactions and provides the full range of advice in these fields. He has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, securities offerings, take-over bids, as well as project and acquisition finance. Paul also represents clients in corporate and financial litigation, including shareholders disputes, directors' liability and cases relating to financial products and services.

Paul is one of our leading corporate and finance partners. He joined us in 2000 with his team, coming from another leading international law firm.

Paul speaks English, French, Dutch and German and, besides his legal education, also holds a masters' degree in business administration from the Solvay Business School (University of Brussels).

Paul has written and spoken widely on corporate and financial law topics and teaches at the University of Brussels and at the Cooremans Institute. He also serves on the Board of the Solvay Alumni.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. Paul Hermant is “well rounded, very analytical and trustworthy - a true and faithful adviser,” say clients.

    Chambers Europe 2017
  2. Sources say Paul Hermant has an excellent capacity for analysis and provides quick and accurate answers to problems.“

    Chambers Europe 2016
  3. Finds easy solutions to complicated problems.

    Legal 500 2015