Sofie Haelterman

Sofie Haelterman

Senior Associate

Sofie specialises in capital markets transactions (including IPOs, rights issues, private placements, and block trades), private and public M&A, joint ventures, complex restructurings, and other corporate transactions.

Sofie has extensive experience in advising Belgian and international clients on all aspects of corporate law, including company law, financial law, market abuse and corporate governance, across a wide range of sectors.

She is a member of the Belgian ESG and sustainability team.



Advocaat, Belgium, 2017 

Advocaat-stagiair, Belgium, 2014 


LLM, Corporation Law, New York University School of Law, 2018

Master, General Management, Vlerick Business School, 2014

Master, Law, KU Leuven, 2013

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.