Kristiaan Caluwaerts focuses on corporate law in particular, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate housekeeping and dispute resolution. He also specialises in corporate insolvency law, commercial contracts and distribution law. In addition, Kristiaan Caluwaerts has extensive experience in real estate transactions and real estate projects.
His experience in these fields is very diverse and includes conducting negotiations, due diligence, assistance with mediation and arbitration and litigation before various courts as well as providing advice. He works for a wide-ranging professional and commercial clientele that includes SMEs and large and multinational companies.
Kristiaan Caluwaerts has extensive experience in M&A, both in terms of legal due diligence, as well as share deals and asset deals. Over the past few years he has been involved as a legal adviser in various national and international deals with a combined value of 250 million euros. Kristiaan Caluwaerts handles 6 to 7 major restructuring cases a year and has experience working as a liquidator at the request of the shareholders. Depending on the nature of the case, he puts together a team of lawyers with the right competencies.
In view of Mr. Caluwaerts' special interest in insolvency law, he decided to follow a post-graduate degree as curator - liquidator in 2020. Since June 2021, he has been included on the list of trustees for the Antwerp Court, Department Antwerp.