Dirk Van Gerven has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and financial law. He regularly assists larger companies with reorganisations, acquisitions and other transactions and advises listed companies on a wide range of financial and corporate issues.
Dirk received his law degree from the University of Leuven in 1985. He joined NautaDutilh as a partner in 1999 and was appointed managing partner of the firm’s Brussels office in 2018.
Dirk is admitted to both the Brussels and New York bars. He has served as president of the Dutch-speaking chapter of the Brussels Bar and sits on the board of directors of CEPANI (the Belgian arbitration institute), of which he was vice president until 2020. Since July 2003, Dirk has sat on the supervisory board of the Financial Services and Markets Authority, over which he presided from 2012 until 2020. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. Dirk is also on the editorial board of TRV, a leading Belgian corporate law review.
He publishes frequently on selected topics in the fields of corporate and financial law.