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Xavier Remy

Xavier Remy

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Xavier Remy

Xavier Remy is a corporate partner who handles company, commercial and regulatory matters, often in an M&A or joint venture context. Xavier has specific regulatory expertise in the areas of energy and healthcare, and also advises on employment law.

  • Advised a consortium on the acquisition of Euroports, a major port terminal operator.
  • Advised the successful bidder on the acquisition of Macquarie's stake in Brussels Airport
  • Advised Eneco on its acquisition of Eni Gas & Power, which made Eneco the third-largest energy supplier in Belgium after Engie and EDF Luminus.
  • Advised Elia on the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project, specifically the regulatory and procurement aspects, structuring and negotiation of all project contracts.
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Career and qualifications

  • University of Leuven (licentiaat rechten) 1985
  • University of Brussels (Economic Law) 1986
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1988
  • Partner since 1997
  • Admitted as an avocat in Brussels 1999

Awards and citations

  • "An excellent lawyer who is very deal/solution oriented. He has excellent industry knowledge, outstanding soft skills, gives clear and specific advice and is also down to earth."
    IFLR 1000 2018, M&A
  • Clients state that he is "always looking for creative solutions with the client," while another interviewee values his "influence in contact with important stakeholders."
    Chambers Europe 2016, Energy
  • "Xavier is an excellent lawyer who has a very good understanding of our business and our operating environment. He has an excellent knowledge of the industry and the various key players and stakeholders involved. He also offers a very good sense of commercial advice and sound strategic advice. Xavier goes beyond the normal work of a lawyer as he truly understands your business and the issues you are facing. He always tries to provide extra value and a true service to the client, going the extra mile."
    IFLR 1000 2016, M&A