VANDENBULKE continues expansion with Partner-led Corporate trio joining to bolster its PE and Corporate practice

23 mai 2024 par
vanessa Icardi Serrami

VANDENBULKE is delighted to announce that Selim Souissi, Jérémy Da Silva Reis and Dalva Girard Teixeira have joined the firm respectively as Partner, Senior Associate and Associate within the firm's corporate, M&A and Private Equity department. Before joining VANDENBULKE, Dalva, Jérémy and Selim served together at Luther Luxembourg.

Selim Souissi who will lead the corporate practice is specialized in mergers and acquisitions and has in depth-experience in private equity transactions, including financing and refinancing, restructuring or company takeovers. He also advises and assists his clients on private wealth issues. Before joining VANDENBULKE, Selim served for eight years as partner of the corporate and M&A department of a global and international leading law firm in Luxembourg.

Jeremy Da Silva Reis has more than seven years’ experience in advising and assisting

multinational groups and private equity investors on both domestic and international

transactions, group restructuring or reorganisation and corporate governance issues. Jeremy has also acquired significant experience in the field of national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and investments structuring. Before joining VANDENBULKE, Jeremy worked in the corporate and M&A department of various law firms based in Paris and Luxembourg.

Dalva Girard Teixeira has over four years’ experience in assisting clients on corporate law and international transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, and private equity. Before joining VANDENBULKE, Dalva served in the corporate/M&A and banking and finance department of law firms based in Luxembourg.

Selim, Jérémy and Dalva state in concert that “We are really excited and highly motivated by this new career challenge and are very much looking forward to joining the firm and bringing our breadth of expertise to the VDB team and their high-end clientele basis. We will also rely on the tremendous expertise of the Banking and Finance and Investment Funds teams to offer a comprehensive but sophisticated service to every client.”

We are thrilled to welcome Selim, an outstanding corporate lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in complex cross-border corporate transactions, with his dedicated corporate team including Jérémy and Dalva. They will support the dynamic growth and development of our corporate expertise by providing the clients with seamless and strategic advice on the full range of corporate and commercial law issues. We expect a strong impulse to this practice for which we have ambitious goals”, said Denis Vandenbulke, Managing Partner.

Our firm has earned over the last 20 years a reputation for excellence and specialization in the Luxembourg legal market, with a specific boutique approach. The on-boarding of this trio of experienced and skilled lawyers also completes a significant round of other recent lateral hires which, in less than one year, have totally reshaped the firm leadership in each of its core practices: Banking and Finance, with Nicolas Mille and Investment Funds, with Marcel Bartnik. With its three new partners the firm has inaugurated an era of strategic development.

With the latest firm hires, VANDENBULKE acquires a pivotal position in the Luxembourg legal market among local firms and is more than ever positioned to take advantage of market opportunities.”