Laurence Vanderstraete - Lawyer - Senior Counsel

Laurence Vanderstraete

Lawyer - Senior Counsel

  • +33 1 56 64 00 00 / +32 (0)2 554 09 42
  • +33 6 18 65 52 86

Laurence Vanderstraete specialises in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and in OHADA business law (Organisation for the Harmonisation of Corporate Law in Africa) with a focus on African transactions.

She has developed particular expertise in the extractive industry in Africa advising States and international groups on mining and oil projects.

Laurence has experience across a variety of other key sectors on the African continent, including in the fields of energy, telecom, infrastructure and project finance (including Islamic finance structuring).

She is also involved in arbitration proceedings in relation to African parties.


French - English - Dutch


2007 LL.M in European and Comparative Law, Ghent University

2006 Degree in Private Law, Free University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

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