Tom is a partner in the Corporate & Finance practice and heads the Banking and Finance team.
Tom has a particular focus on:
- Asset based lending
- Asset finance
- Acquisition finance
- Export finance
- Project finance
- Financial services
Expertise and experience
Tom advises international banks, corporations and public sector bodies.
His broad expertise covers: (i) international banking (including leveraged finance transactions); (ii) project finance (national and international gas, oil and green energy projects, and PPP/PFI projects in all sectors including waste, roads, health, prisons, rail, airports and renewables); (iii) capital markets (including securitisations and repacks, debt capital markets and derivatives, high yield and equity capital markets); and (iv) financial regulatory (including clearing, settlement and custody, banking regulatory and investment funds, PSD2, MiFID2, AIFMD, CRR, CRD and EMIR).
Tom graduated in 2000 with a law degree from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). He obtained a master after master degree in corporate and finance law in 2002 from the KUB (Brussels)/KUL. Tom was admitted to the Brussels bar in 2000.
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2019 – ranked, Banking & Finance: “experienced, very smart and responsive”, “easy to deal with”, “understands the market”
Legal 500 EMEA 2019 – recommended, Banking, finance and capital markets
IFLR 1000 2019 – recommended, Banking, Capital markets, Project finance
Selected by his peers for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in Belgium” (sixth edition) in the field of finance law
Member of the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) and the Loan Market Association (LMA)
Area of expertise