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Hugo Leemans

Junior Associate

Hugo advises on general banking, finance and international capital markets matters. Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2022, Hugo acquired experience in various law firms and banks through his internships in Belgium and in Luxembourg. He holds a Master’s degree in Banking, Corporate and International Trade Law from UCLouvain (Belgium) and an LL.M. in International Business Law from University of Montreal (Canada). Hugo was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar (Liste II) since 2023.

Published Work

H. Leemans (dir. D. Phlippe), (2021), “Payment Services Directive and the disruption of the EU payment market”, Master thesis, Louvain-la-Neuve, UCLouvain.



Admitted as avocat to List II, Luxembourg, 2023


LL.M., International Business Law, Montreal University, 2022 MA, Banking, Corporate and International Trade Law, UCLouvain, 2021. BA, Law, UCLouvain, 2019.


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