Steven De Schrijver is a partner in the Brussels office of Astrea. He has 20 years of experience advising Belgian and multinational companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, acquisition financing, private equity and venture capital, debt structuring and secured loans. He has been involved in several national and cross-border transactions mostly in technology-oriented sectors.
Steven is also recognised as one of the leading commercial IT lawyers in Belgium specialising in new technologies (such as data protection, e-commerce, software licensing, technology transfer, IT-outsourcing, cloud computing, etc.).
Steven holds a law degree from the University of Antwerp (magna cum laude, 1992) and an LLM Degree from University of Virginia School of Law (1993). He received the ILO Client Choice Award 2012 in the General Corporate Category for Belgium.
He is fluent in Dutch, French and English and has good notions of German and Spanish.