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Experience and fields of specialization
The practice of Tom Wera focuses on commercial and economic law, financial law and corporate law, including M&A.
In this framework, Tom Wera assists clients active in various sectors (life-sciences, chemistry, IT, real estate, transport, etc.).
More specifically, he represents and advises national and international clients from the private and public sectors, inter alia, for:
Tom Wera's representation and advisory assignments furthermore include the preparation and drafting of regulatory texts (laws, decrees, ordinances, royal decrees, government decisions and ministerial decisions). In that respect, he regularly deals with public authorities.
He also assists clients in litigious matters before courts and tribunals, administrative courts, financial and other supervisors, arbitration panels and other arbitration tribunals. Such litigation relates to disputes in the aforementioned specialization areas (e.g., disputes regarding directors’ liability).
Since 2017: Senior associate at the firm LMBD Prioux in Brussels.
2011-2017: Trainee and subsequently associate of Mr. K. Byttebier at the firm Everest Law in Brussels.
Since 2010: Consecutively assistant, researcher and visiting professor at the Centre for Private and Economic Law of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Tom Wera is member of the Brussels Bar Association since 2011.
Tom Wera is a visiting professor and researcher at the Centre for Private and Economic Law of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he teaches Financial Reporting Law with an Introduction to Accounting and Financial Analysis.
He has conducted research on groups of companies in a collaborative project between the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Ghent University.
He is also an author and editor of numerous scientific publications (manuals, contributions in compilations, articles in journals), as well as being a frequent speaker or organizer of legal colloquia.
He also held several other academic positions and functions.
Master of Law from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, specialization Economic Law. Graduated summa cum laude, awarded with the title of Valedictorian (2010).
English Legal Methods (ELM), optional courses Company law and Law of torts, from Cambridge University, Selwyn College (2013).
Tom practices in Dutch, English and French. He reads German.