Thijs specialises in national and international M&A transactions and corporate reorganisations. He regularly advises private equity firms, management and corporates on investments, divestments and restructurings.
Thijs also has a broad corporate practice, advising clients on various corporate matters (e.g. director’s liability, conflicts of interest, capital fluctuations) and is responsible for the corporate “housekeeping” of several companies (assisting with the preparation of board of directors’ meetings and shareholders’ general assemblies, the approval of the annual accounts, etc.).
Thijs obtained a Master of Laws at the Universiteit Gent and participated in the Erasmus exchange programme at the Aarhus Universitet, Denmark. He then obtained a Master in General Management at the Vlerick Business School.
Selection of publications:
- "Kennis van de koper van aandelen: pacta sunt servanda vs. bona fides” (noot onder Gent 18 februari 2013), TRV-RPS2018, 329
- The new Belgian Code on Companies and Associations. ‘Crash Course’ on the reform
- "The code is dead, long live the code", (2019) ALTIUS blog