Team

Peter-Jan Bossuyt


Partner
Head of Banking and Restructuring

Expertise

Peter-Jan’s recognised broad and in depth expertise ranges from secured and unsecured lending in acquisition, real estate, structured, project, fund or Islamic financing to high yield notes or bonds issued or guaranteed by Luxembourg entities. His polyvalent pan-European and transatlantic expertise makes him the counsel of choice not only for banks but also for large corporate groups, investment funds, private equity investors or insurance companies.

He has also a broad experience with respect to insolvency and financial restructuring work and enforcement of security interests and representing his banking clients for recovery of assets as well enforcing security interests.

With regard to corporate law, Peter-Jan deals with M&A and on private equity transactions, in both national and cross-border transactions.

Professional Experience

Prior to founding Dupont Partners in December 2018, he spent almost eight years in the banking, finance and capital markets department of a Magic Circle firm (Luxembourg) having started his career in 2003 in the Belgian transactional group of the Brussels’ branch of a White-Shoe firm. He became partner in 2015 in an independent Luxembourg firm responsible for the creation and further development of its banking and finance department.

Peter-Jan is an active member of various professional organizations, including the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and the Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA).  He is also a regular speaker at the International Faculty for Executives (IFE), providing seminars and conferences in the field of corporate and finance law.

Education and Admissions

  • LL.M in Finance and Banking Law, King’s College London, United Kingdom.
  • Master’s degree in Law, Catholic University of Louvain, CUM LAUDE, Belgium.
  • Bachelor law degree, University of Namur (FUNDP), Belgium.
  • Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar since 2007.
  • Member of the Brussels’ and Bruges’ bar from 2003 to 2014.
  • Member of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Recognitions

  • Recommended by Legal500 since 2016 as banking, finance and capital markets expert in Luxembourg, being “knowledgeable about the needs of foreign clients in the context of international transactions”.
  • Recognized by IFLR1000 Notable practitioner since 2016 as “Very timely, thorough and practical advice. Peter-Jan Bossuyt is excellent” and “Extremely knowledgeable, hands-on and pragmatic lawyer. No weaknesses I can think of.”
  • Recommended by Chambers and Partners since 2017 as Notable practitioner in banking and finance: Peter-Jan Bossuyt receives glowing praise from a client: “There is no question he can handle the biggest deals, no matter how complex they are.” Sources frequently mention his quick, prompt responses to queries.
  • Who’s Who Legal: Banking – Finance – Referenced as expert for Luxembourg since 2015.
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