Christophe De Backere

Senior Attorney




Christophe focuses his practice on corporate matters, with an emphasis on (international and domestic) mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, (cross-border and domestic) restructurings and general corporate law.

He joined Eubelius in 2017, after having already gained experience in the corporate and M&A department of another renowned Belgian law firm and as a research and teaching assistant in tax and company law at the Faculty of Law of the KU Leuven.

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Christophe holds a law degree from the KU Leuven (2012). He was enrolled as an exchange student at Duke University School of Law (USA) during the Fall Term of 2011. He also followed courses at Tilburg University (the Netherlands).

Christophe was affiliated with the Faculty of Law at the University of Leuven as a full-time research and teaching assistant in the Institute for Tax Law and the Jan Ronse Institute for Company and Financial Law (2013-2017), after a previous (part-time) affiliation as a teaching assistant (2012-2013).

He was a visiting professor at the KU Leuven Brussels Campus for several years (2017 – 2021). Currently, he also lectures on accounting and financial statements law at UHasselt and Universiteit Antwerpen.

Christophe regularly speaks at professional and academic conferences and contributes to specialist publications. He was the recipient of the 2017 TFR prize, awarded annually to a young legal scholar who has published the best article on tax law in the Belgian peer-reviewed tax law journal Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht.

He handles cases in Dutch, in English and in French.