Philip Van Steenwinkel

Philip Van Steenwinkel

Advocaat vennoot / Avocat Associé, PwC Legal BV/SRL

Philip Van Steenwinkel has, as a lawyer, built up a wealth of transactional experience with various forms of financial operations, primarily in the area of capital market law (from plain vanilla bond issues to more structured transactions and securitisation operations), mobilising portfolios of credits and trade receivables, secured loans and derivatives.

He also deals with regulatory matters. As a lawyer, he helped to push ahead a number of innovative matters (such as setting up a first issue of project bonds in Belgium, the structuring of a number of covered bond programmes, a first public securitisation transaction in Belgium under the stringent European regulations and an investigation into the regulatory framework for crowdfunding) and has earned a solid reputation amongst clients for getting things done.

Philip has been acknowledged by the most renowned directories, including Chambers where he is ranked Band 4 in the Banking & Finance category, Best Lawyers where he is listed as Expert in the 2018 edition recently released in the Banking & Finance category for Belgium, and in the Structured Finance Law category, IFLR 1000 in the Banking and Capital Markets : Debts practice areas with the rating “Highly regarded”.

Professional background

2018 - present

Advocaat Vennoot / Avocat Associé, PwC Legal - Member of the Brussels Bar

2007 - 2018

Counsel, Stibbe

2002 - 2007

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer



  • Banking & Finance
  • Financial Regulation