Bart Bellen

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Bart Bellen is a partner of contrast. He specializes in corporate law and advises on business law matters.

Bart represents domestic and international companies in corporate and commercial transactions or contentious proceedings. He handles cross-border M&A transactions, multi-jurisdictional corporate restructurings and litigation.

Bart graduated from the University of Leuven (K.U.L.) and obtained a Master’s degree (LL.M.) at New York University School of Law.

Bart Bellen is a member of the Brussels Bar (admitted in New York 1997). He speaks Dutch, French and English.

Education

  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. 1997)
  • University of Leuven (K.U.L.) (Lic. Jur. 1996)

Experience

  • contrast (2006-present)
  • VWEW, business law department (2004-2005)
  • Linklaters De Bandt, corporate law & M&A department, Brussels/New York (1997-2002)

Sources describe "knowledgeable and thorough" department co-head Bart Bellen as a "deal maker who can translate negotiation issues into a win-win for both parties." He has notable experience of advising on transactions involving the retail and chemical sectors.

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25 Apr 2017

contrast welcomes LCM students

contrast, main partner of LCM student association, welcomed a selection of motivated students for an interactive M&A workshop. Many thanks to the LCM students for their enthusiastic participation. Congratulations also to Eva Houtave and Michiel Frausen, two members of the winning negotiation team and to Jeroen Vanderstukken for winning a special acknowledgement as best non-lawyer negotiator! A special thanks goes to Ewout Goudsmedt for the perfect organization. We are looking forward to meet a new group of future negotiators again next year.

For pictures of the LCM Event 2017, you can have a look at our Facebook page.

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