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Filip Lecoutre

Counsel, Antwerp / Brussels


Advocaat (Member of the Antwerp Bar and Brussels bar), Attorney-at-law (Member of the New York Bar)


Filip Lecoutre advises on all aspects of corporate law and specialises in equity capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly advises on initial public offerings, rights issues and accelerated bookbuilt offerings. His practice further includes private and public mergers and acquisitions. Filip works for corporates, banks and private equity firms.

Professional experience

2017 to date Counsel, Linklaters
2012 - 2017 - Managing Associate, Linklaters, Antwerp
2006 - Associate, Linklaters, Antwerp  


2005 - 2006 University of Illinois, LL.M
2002 - 2005 KU Leuven, Master in Laws (including an Erasmus exchange to the Université de Poitiers in 2004)
2000 - 2002 University of Antwerp (Ufsia), Candidate in Laws


Dutch, English, French


Blumberg, J.-P. and Lecoutre, F., Belgium in Panasar, R and Boeckman, Ph. (eds), European Securities Law (second edition), Oxford University Press, 2014.

Heene, M. and Lecoutre, F., Inbreng in natura, inkoop eigen aandelen en financiële bijstand, NjW 2009, afl. 204, 474-478