He advises boards of directors in their strategic legal decisions and assists shareholders with regard to their participations and relationships with other shareholder groups.
Dirk Berckmans also represents foreign shareholders in the context of their participation in Belgian companies, both in acquisition and divesting operations.
He often acts as a legal advisor in restructuring operations and provides assistance to distressed companies.
Finally, he is an independent director in various private companies and organizations such as the Flemish Federation of Investors, and formerly the Belgian Lebanese Business Council, Iurope and WTC Antwerp. He is an active member of VOKA, the Belgian Corporate Finance Association and Guberna.