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 – pragmatic and proactive approach” – “Steven Callens is very accessible, straightforward and smart”. He is also recognised as a Future Leader in litigation by Who’s Who Legal.
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)