Attorney at law - Partner

Grégoire Jakhian

Grégoire heads up Loyens & Loeff’s Corporate and M&A Practice Group and the Aviation Team in Belgium.

Grégoire Jakhian

About Grégoire Jakhian

He has extensive experience in cross borders M&A transactions, take-over bids, corporate finance dispute resolution (including arbitration) and civil law. He has built a solid reputation for expertise in the financial, energy (including mining law), manufacturing and airline sectors.

His clients include listed and non-listed companies, PE funds and mid-size companies. His clients are mostly from the US, the EU and Belgium.

Grégoire is a regular conference speaker on corporate and financial law as well as aircraft finance. He has written two books (one on public take-over bids and the other on banking law) and numerous articles on various aspects of corporate law, securities regulation and banking law. Until recently, Grégoire was an Assistant Professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles on corporate and financial law.

He has chaired the Banking Commission of the Union of International Associations, and he is also very active in the non-profit sector.

Grégoire is mentioned by Chambers & Partners Global & Europe (as leading expert in Corporate and M&A), Legal 500 (as leading individual in Corporate and M&A and Aviation) and IFLR 1000 (as leading lawyer in Mergers and Acquisitions).

Grégoire has been a member of the Brussels Bar (since 1987) and a member of the New York Bar (since 1990). He is a prominent and active member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Grégoire holds an LL.M. from the New York University School of Law (USA, 1987) and a Law degree from Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium, 1986, cum magna laude).

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French