has extensive experience in all fields of business law, with specific focus on corporate law, capital markets and banking & finance. She advises banks, investment companies, insurance companies, corporate groups and other entities in relation to M&A transactions, issuance of securities and takeover bids. She also assists family office shareholders of large listed and unlisted companies in relation to all corporate and finance issues, including corporate governance, structuring of shareholdings and shareholders agreements.
She regularly operates in close collaboration with investment banks and other professional advisors.
Sandrine Hirsch also handles litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to the areas of company law and financial law.
Sandrine Hirsch has published various contributions on company law and financial law. She is notably co-author of the book “Les offres publiques d’acquisition, 10 ans d’application de la réglementation” (Larcier, 2018). She is often invited to speak at seminars in those areas. She recently participated as speaker to several seminars on the new Belgian company law.
Sandrine Hirsch is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), of the European Society for Banking and Finance Law (AEDBF/EVBFR), of the association “Avocats en droit boursier et financier/Advocaten in het beurs- en financieel recht”, of Guberna and of Women on Board.
She is ranked in Band 3 in Corporate M&A by Chambers & Partners: “She’s great at looking at the overall perspective of all the issues that could arise”. She is ranked as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Corporate Governance and is Recommended in M&A by Who’s Who Legal: “She is highly commended by clients for her ‘outstanding knowledge of the situation and needs of the business’, and ‘the simplicity of her legal solutions‘. Sandrine is also recognised as a Women Leader and as Highly regarded by IFLR 1000, where clients consider her as being “Really committed, available and solution-oriented. A true partner in thinking through issues and coming effectively to joint resolutions. Able to navigate complex political environments”. Finally, Sandrine is recommended in Corporate M&A by The Legal 500: “Sandrine Hirsch is really outstanding in many respects. She delivers premium quality, both in M&A and complex governance issues. Her engagement to clients in terms of availability and attention to detail is impressive. One of the absolute top lawyers on the Brussels market.”
- Université Libre de Bruxelles (Law, 1982)
- University of Michigan (LL.M.,1983)
- Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1983