Thibaut Willems specialises in corporate and finance law with a focus on loan finance (general corporate finance, acquisition finance and asset finance), project finance (including PPP) and restructuring transactions.
Thibaut advises financial institutions, investors and corporate clients in a variety of syndicated and non-syndicated loan transactions, both domestic and international and has served as counsel in a wide range of project finance transactions in the infrastructure and energy sectors. He also has considerable experience in general corporate, M&A, finance and securities law. He is a member of NautaDutilh's Benelux PPP/Project Finance Group and Energy & Utilities Sector Group.
Thibaut graduated from the University of Leuven (KUL). During his studies, he spent a year at the University of London with the Erasmus exchange programme. He obtained an LL.M. in European business law and a postgraduate degree in company law from the University of Brussels (KUB).
After working in the Luxembourg office of Clifford Chance, Thibaut joined NautaDutilh's corporate and finance practice in 2000. In 2006-2007 he was seconded for a year to a leading US law firm in New York. From 2007 to 2009 he led the NautaDutilh's Belgium and Luxembourg Desk in New York. He is admitted to the Brussels and Luxembourg Bars.