Managing Partner, PwC Legal cvba
Karin is the Managing Partner of PwC Legal and specialises in M&A, corporate law and structuring, business contracts, consumer regulations, intellectual property and privacy & data protection. Over the past 20 years, Karin has assisted numerous Belgian and international clients in the setting-up, (re)structuring and handling of their corporate and financial organisation and their commercial activities.
She has been involved in various international acquisitions and assisted numerous clients in the setting-up and (re)structuring of their corporate and commercial organisation and activities. Her involvement included the structuring of the transactions, the financing thereof, advising on all aspects of Belgian corporate and commercial law, the drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation, the drafting of all types of business and financing contracts, and the setting up of IP and distribution structures (including the drafting of the license agreements, contract R&D agreements, service contracts), etc.
Thanks to her extensive experience in working with specialists in various areas (tax, accounting, HR, etc.) in the context of international projects, she has gained a substantial understanding of issues related to foreign legal systems and other disciplines.
She has been a coordinator and member of various international project teams on a regular basis.
Karin is fluent in Dutch, English and French.
2013 - present
Founder and managing partner, PwC Legal - Member of the Brussels Bar
2004 - 2012
Partner (2 years) and Director (7 years), Head of the Corporate & Commercial Law department, PwC Belgium
1990 - 2004
Lawyer at the Brussels bar in various law firms:
De Geest, De Greef & Naudts (1990-1992)
Hoffmann & Jaspar (1992-1994)
De Caluwe & Horsmans (1994-1998)
Dechert LLP, a US law firm (1998-2004)