About Me

As a partner in our Corporate & Finance group in Brussels, I am a highly experienced negotiator of corporate and financial transactions and an expert adviser on financial regulations.

I have a recognised expertise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, securities offerings and take-over bids, as well as in project and acquisition finance. I also assist clients on their compliance with financial regulations and in corporate and financial litigation, including shareholders' disputes, directors' liability and cases relating to financial products and services.

The feedback I am proudest of is the ability to translate business goals into contractual terms, regulatory strategies or dispute resolution, and to find solutions to the most intricate questions or situations.

I have a legal and business management educational background and teach at both the Law Faculty and the Solvay Business School in Brussels. Over the years, I have written and spoken widely on corporate and financial law topics. I also serve on the Board of the Solvay Business Schools Alumni.

I speak English, French, Dutch and German, as well as (but less impressively...) a few other languages.
Education

Studied

  • Solvay Business School, Master's Degree, Business Administration
  • University of Brussels, Master's Degree, Business Law
  • University of Brussels, Master's Degree, Law

Admissions

  • Barreau de Bruxelles Ordre Français in 1988
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Paul Hermant is 'well rounded, very analytical and trustworthy - a true and faithful adviser' say clients.

Chambers Europe 2017

'Sources say Paul Hermant has an excellent capacity for analysis and provides quick and accurate answers to problems.'

Chambers Europe 2016

'Finds easy solutions to complicated problems.'

Legal 500 2015

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