Pieter is a lawyer and partner at the law firm Quinz. Pieter specializes in providing expert advice to Life Sciences companies in R&D, transactional, regulatory and intellectual property matters, and strategic licensing projects. Pieter combines years of experience as an M&A and commercial transactions lawyer, with years of experience as in-house counsel of multinationals, particularly in the Life Sciences industry. His experience as in-house counsel made Pieter Wyckmans accustomed with the (bio)pharmaceutical environment and conscious of the scientific, economic and regulatory challenges the industry faces.
Pieter started his career at the corporate M&A department of Linklaters and Loyens&Loeff. Later he joined the legal department of BASF and GDF Suez as senior counsel and offered his services as independent legal consultant to UCB. In 2000 he graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven. In 2003 he obtained a 'D.E.A' "Droit des Contrats d'Affaires" at the University of Montpellier, France.