Charles-Antoine Leunen

Partner, Brussels


Advocaat/Avocat, Member of the Brussels Bar
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Charles-Antoine is a partner in the Capital Markets and Banking Group. His practice includes banking, restructuring and infrastructure and project finance. He also has broad experience in corporate law matters. Charles-Antoine often works for clients in the infrastructure and transport sector, including in relation to the energy transition.

Professional Experience

2012 to date Partner, Linklaters LLP
2009 - 2012 Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels
2004 - 2009 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels
2003 - Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
2000 - 2004 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London
1999 - 2000 Associate, Freshfields Deringer, London
1997 - 1998 Advisor to the Belgian presidency of the FATF against money laundering
1996 -1997 Assistant professor, Institute for Insolvency law, Catholic University of Leuven
1996 Admitted to the Brussels Bar


1998 - 1999 Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management, LL.M and Business Degree
1991 - 1996 K.U. Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven, Law Degree


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