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Julie Perret


CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, English, Dutch

Julie practices in all areas of corporate law with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and compliance and corporate dispute resolutions.

In these fields, she assists Belgian and international clients (groups, companies and non-profit organizations) active in a wide range of sectors.

Julie was called to the Brussels Bar in March 2017. She started her apprenticeship at a multinational law firm in the employment and then in the corporate practice group. She then joined a Benelux leading independent law firm in the corporate and M&A practice group.

Working closely with her clients, Julie provides pragmatic advice across a wide range of matters.

She holds a law degree, an economics and management degree and a special degree in tax law (Université Libre de Bruxelles).

She is also a member of the Board of Directors of APAM ASBL.

She is fluent in French, English and Dutch.

Julie joined CMS in January 2021.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising clients on the setting up of joint ventures in the framework of private-public partnerships.
  • Advising clients in relation to the acquisition of participation in companies.
  • Advising clients in relation to corporate reorganization (mergers, demergers, equity and asset-based transactions, contribution of branches and liquidations).
  • Advising clients in relation to the implementation of stock option plans.
  • Advising clients on shareholders' dispute resolution.


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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the French Brussels Bar
  • Member of the Board of Directors of APAM ASBL 
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Lectures list

  • 25/05/2019: Speaker at DLA Piper UK LLP (Brussels office), internal training on the new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations.
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  • 2017 - Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2017 - Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB - Belgium (Specialised Master in Tax Law)
  • 2016 - Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB - Belgium (Master of Laws)
  • 2016 - Solvay Brussels School - ULB - Belgium (Master in Management Science)
  • 2014 - Solvay Brussels School - ULB - Belgium (Bachelor in Economics)
  • 2014 - Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB - Belgium (Bachelor of Laws)
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