VANDENBULKE expands its partnership with new hire of Clifford Chance Counsel, Peter-Jan Bossuyt

VANDENBULKE which has known a new dramatic 40% turnover growth rate in 2014, fueled by its banking and finance practice, will accelerate its recruitment in 2015 to satisfy the rising clients demand. In a first stage of expansion, Peter-Jan Bossuyt, counsel at Clifford Chance, has joined VANDENBULKE’s partnership as 1st of January 2015.

“This exceptional and continuous growth calls for more competences and resources in our Banking, Finance and Capital Market practice to maintain our level of quality service” comments Denis Van den Bulke, managing partner. “We are delighted to have an up-and coming talented lawyer of a ‘Magic Circle Firm’, Peter-Jan Bossuyt, joining our team as Partner. The perceived quality of our firm, its achieved reputation but also its entrepreneurship spirit have been some of the seductive and convincing elements to attract Peter-Jan in our team. This hire marks the start of a new round of expansion of VANDENBULKE with future expected enlargement of the partnership to highly qualified lawyers in search of a new generation of law firms based on excellence and specialization. With Peter-Jan, the firm will be stronger to face new challenges and provide the quality of advice that the standing of our clients deserves.”

Peter-Jan Bossuyt brings to VANDENBULKE more than ten years of acute legal expertise in the Banking, Finance and Capital Market practice. Clients will also benefit from his insolvency competences and international exposure in sophisticated and complex pan European and transatlantic financial deals. Before spending almost 8 years in Clifford Chance, Peter-Jan started his career at ‘White Shoe Firm’ White & Case, Brussels. Peter-Jan speaks French, English and Dutch fluently and has a working proficiency in German and Portuguese. He is also a regular speaker at conferences in his area of expertise.