Janine De Keersmaecker

Industry Expertise

Aviation & Travel
Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate
Digital Economy
Entertainment & Events
Financial Services
Franchising, Agency & Licensing
Hospitality, Food & Beverage
Privacy & Risk Management
Private Capital
Retail & Consumer
Technology & Media
Janine is a European multi-lingual lawyer with over twelve years’ experience, including 5 years of experience in the Middle East.  She has considerable international experience in Europe, Middle East and Asia gained with global top-tier law firms such as King & Wood Mallesons LLP. Janine is highly experienced and proficient in deal structuring (JV, M&A, divestitures, etc.) and legal drafting.

Selected representative roles and matters:

  • Advising Maritime and Mercantile International on joint venture arrangements in Singapore.
  • Advising an impact fund on the due diligence of a DFSA regulated fund in Dubai.
  • Advising Santa Fe Group A./S on the divestment of its records management business in India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines and South Korea.
  • Advising Educas, an education focused private equity fund, on the acquisition of a prominent international school in Belgium.
  • Advising Allergan on its 300USD acquisition of the Uteron Group in Belgium.
  • Advising Emirates Flight Catering Company on GDPR compliance.
  • Advising Cavago, a technology platform, on its online terms and conditions of use and privacy policy.
  • Advising This Trading DMCC, an e-shop, on distribution and licensing arrangements in Malaysia and the UK.


University of Antwerp
Masters, in Law
Belgium 2005

Free University of Brussels
Master in Economic Law (Graduated with Distinction)
Belgium 2006

Post-grad in Corporate Finance
Belgium 2010


Dutch (Native)
English (Native)
French (Native)

Bar Admission

Belgium (Brussels), 2009

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