Pieter-Jan Laleman


Pieter-Jan specialises in corporate law with a specific focus on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions both for private equity houses and for corporate clients.


Representative matters

Alpha Private Equity and Management on the sale of IPCOM Group, a leading distributor and manufacturer of insulation solutions.
Providence Equity Partners (Providence) on the acquisition of Airties, a leading provider of cloud-based managed Wi-Fi solutions to operators globally (Airties) from several sellers including VC/PE group Invus, founders and managers.
Equistone Partners Europe and management on the sale of Amadys, leading system integrator of end-to-end connectivity solutions for the telecom, infrastructure and energy markets to ETC Group, backed by Cinven, the global private equity firm.
Verlinvest, a Belgian investment holding company, on its acquisition of veterinary platform Nesto CVBA, a growing network of veterinary practices in Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany.



Advocaat, Brussels, Belgium, 2023

Advocaat-Stagiair, Brussels, Belgium, 2020


MSc, Financial Management, Vlerick Business School, 2020

Master, Law, KU Leuven, 2019

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.