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Jérôme Vermeylen

Jérôme Vermeylen

Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance

French, Dutch, English and German

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1997

Jérôme’s practice is focused on M&A and corporate reorganisations. He has an in-depth knowledge in cross-border mergers and reorganisations.

Jérôme advises Belgian and international groups about their acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganisations and other corporate issues. He also assists clients in corporate litigation and in banking and finance matters.

Over the years, Jérôme has been assisting clients from various industries, including technology and telecoms, insurance, real estate, and logistics.

Jérôme was Vice-President of the Corporate M&A Commission at AIJA (2014 – 2017) and is a member of the Belgian-Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce.

"Clients say that Jérôme Vermeylen is ‘very reactive’." – Legal 500, 2017

"Jérôme is very responsive and pragmatic - which is a difficult element to find - knowledgeable and insightful." – IFLR 1000, 2017

"The team is praised for its 'high service level'" – Legal 500, 2017

Jérôme Vermeylen is recommended in Legal 500, 2016 and IFLR 2017.


  • Special Degree in Corporate law (Katholieke Universiteit Brussel)
  • DAAD Special Programme in German Law (Universität Tübingen and High Court of Düsseldorf)
  • Erasmus Exchange Programme (University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College)
  • Lic. Juris (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Selection of publications

Länderbericht Belgien, in Münchener Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (Kirchhof, Stürner and Eidenmüller, eds.), Band 4 (Länderberichte), third edition, Verlag C.H. Beck, München, 2016, 567-597 (with E. Goldschmidt)

Commentaren op artikelen 109 tot 115 WIPR, in Duiding Internationaal Privaatrecht (I. Couwenberg, A. Hansebout and L. Vanfraechem, eds.), Larcier, 2014 (with K. Grillet)

"European Cross-Border Mergers and Reorganizations", Oxford University Press, 2012, 984 p. (with I. Vande Velde (eds.)

"De binnenlandse en de grensoverschrijdende fusie-en splitsingsprocedures na de wet van 8 januari 2012", Rechtskundig Weekblad, 2012-2013, 962 – 983. (with A. Dauwe)

"Arrêt 'VALE Epitési': la mobilité transfrontalière du siège statutaire est-elle un droit?", Journal de Droit Européen, November 2012.

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