Astrea law firm welcomes top IT lawyer in Belgium
Steven De Schrijver has joined Astrea in Brussels along with a team of three associates.
Steven De Schrijver
He joins from Lorenz where he headed the corporate and IT & new media departments. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at the law firm Van Bael & Bellis.
With over 20 years in legal practice, De Schrijver has experience advising Belgian and foreign companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and private equity.
He is also recognised as a leading commercial IT lawyer in Belgium, specialising in new technologies such as technology transfer, digital signature, IT-outsourcing and cloud computing.
Philippe Van den Broecke, head of the corporate department at Astrea said that the firm intends to further expand the Brussels office in the near future and that De Schrijver’s appointment brings “international business transactions and a wealth of international contacts” to the firm.
Adding to that, De Schrijversaid that he is “excited” about the new platform the firm offers to assist clients in several areas of business law. “The firm’s commercial and no-nonsense approach to legal advice, its entrepreneurial culture and growth ambitions were strongly motivating factors in deciding to join Astrea,” he says.
De Schrijver is listed in The International Who’s Who of Internet, e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers.