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Henk Vanhulle

Partner, Brussels

Overview

Avocat/Advocaat, Member of the Brussels Bar

Experience

Henk Vanhulle has significant experience in corporate tax, with particular emphasis on international tax planning, corporate finance, capital market transactions and corporate M&A. His experience also includes employee share schemes and tax litigation, as well as tax aspects related to private banking and estate planning.

Significant transactions have included:

  • cross-border group restructurings and joint ventures
  • direct and indirect regulatory Tier 1 issues for Belgian banks
  • structuring of leveraged acquisitions and their financing
  • cross-border leases regarding real estate, movable assets
  • setting up of private equity funds and investment funds

Professional experience

June 2013 - September 2016 Managing Partner Belgium, Linklaters Brussels
June 2013 to date Global Head of Tax and Head of Tax Belgium, Linklaters Brussels
2007 to date Partner, Head of Tax Belgium, Linklaters Brussels2002 - 2007 Partner, Linklaters De Bandt, Brussels*
2000 - 2001 Partner, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
1995 - 2000 Partner, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Antwerp
1986 - 1994 Associate, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
* In 2002, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch merged with Linklaters

Education

1989 - 1990 Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Fiscales, Diplôme
1988 - 1989 University of Illinois College of Law, LL.M.
1981 - 1985 Catholic University of Louvain, KUL, Lic. Jur

Languages

Dutch, English, French