Katrien Vorlat

Katrien Vorlat

Monard Law Brussels

Tervurenlaan 270
1150 Brussels

Tel. +32 (0)2/234 67 10
Fax. +32 (0)2/280 47 79

Who is Katrien Vorlat?

Katrien Vorlat specialises in corporate and securities law. Her practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganisations. She is frequently retained to advise on the setting up, reorganisation or liquidation of business ventures in Belgium. Katrien has negotiated and structured a wide variety of M&A transactions, joint ventures and investment schemes, in particular in the bank and insurance sector, and in the life sciences, distribution and technology industries. She also has a wide range of expertise in investments and buyouts by venture capital corporations and private equity funds. Katrien Vorlat represents a number of insurance companies, biotech and IT companies as well as various institutional venture capital investment firms and private equity funds in Belgium, Europe and the US.

Katrien Vorlat has a Law degree (Catholic University of Leuven, 1990). She obtained an LL.M. degree from Yale Law School (1992). She also has a Law degree from the Faculty of Comparative Law of Strasbourg (1993). She joined the Brussels bar in 1993. Katrien Vorlat is a partner at Monard Law since August 1st 2016.

Katrien Vorlat gave the opening address at the inauguration ceremony of the Flemish section of the Brussels Bar in 1996. She has spoken on several panels addressing corporate and M&A related issues.

Katrien Vorlat has published several articles on corporate law issues. She is a Co-Chair of the Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. Katrien Vorlat is also a member at the negotiated acquisitions committee of the American Bar Association.

- K. VORLAT "De belangenconflictregeling onder het nieuwe Wetboek van Vennootschappen en Verenigingen: wat is de impact voor (her)verzekeringsondernemingen?", Wolters Kluwer - Bull. Ass. - De Verz, 22 september 2020, n°25, 99-111.

- K. VORLAT "Het Wetboek van Vennootschappen en Verenigingen : gevolgen op het verzekeringswezen", Wolters Kluwer, 22 september 2020, 1-12.

- K. VORLAT "How will the 2019 EU Regulation on foreign direct investments into the EU affect M&A transactions?", Private returns newsletter, 2020, 5 en 7

Language skills
Dutch, French, German, English


  • Corporate
  • Mergers and acquisitions, private equity