specialises in M&A, corporate law, corporate governance and dispute resolution.
Steven has extensive experience in national and international corporate transactions. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments in a wide variety of economic sectors including marketing, e-commerce and retail, automotive and transport, holdings, the luxury sector, as well as renewable energy and manufacturing.
He also represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings primarily in post-acquisition, director’s liability and shareholder disputes. Steven is regularly appointed as an arbitrator.
Steven regularly speaks at conferences on matters of corporate law and arbitration.
He is mentioned as a Key Lawyer in Corporate M&A and Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500: “Steven Callens is a sharp, calm and intelligent partner”. He is also recognised as a Future Leader in litigation by Who’s Who Legal.
Steven is also a member of the Belgian Arbitration Institute (CEPANI), the Luxembourg Arbitration Association, the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Institute of Directors (GUBERNA).
- Master in law (Universiteit Gent), 1999
- Complementary Master in Economic Law (Université libre de Bruxelles), 2001
- Member of the Brussels Bar since 2009 (previously, since 2001, of the bars of Gent and Antwerp)