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Marie Goossens

Client attention, flexibility, speed of service, sincerity, quality. Marie Goossens is a potential future star.
Legal 500 2022

Marie Goossens is a financial services regulatory lawyer, practicing in the area of Banking, Asset Management, Financial Services, FinTech and Insurance Law. Strategic regulatory projects, complex cross-border transactions, corporate governance issues and FinTech related matters are her core area of practice.

Marie's clients include established credit institutions, investment funds, insurers alongside start-ups, challenger banks, and (alternative) payment service providers. She advises these companies on the full life cycle of financial regulatory matters.

Marie holds a Master's Degree in Law from University of Antwerp (Magna Cum Laude). She studied abroad in Singapore (National University of Singapore) and the United Kingdom (University of Oxford). Marie has a 10% - research mandate at the University of Antwerp in the Research Group on Corporate and Financial Law.

Marie joined DLA Piper in 2019.

Professional QualificationsAdvocate registered with the Orde van Advocaten te Antwerpen


  • Advising a Belgian credit institution with its first strategic partnership with a financial management open banking platform.
  • Advising a Belgian financial conglomerate on its internal reorganization and prudential structuring, and the implementation thereof.
  • Advising numerous private equity funds/venture capital funds with their structuring and set-up, reorganizations and product offering/distribution.
  • Marie is on a legal secondment at a Belgian credit institution, supporting the legal department with its day-to-day questions one day a week. Both corporate and regulatory work are included in the scope of the secondment, with a particular focus on MiFID and funds.
  • Dutch
  • English
  • University of Antwerp, Master of Laws, Magna Cum Laude, 2019
  • National University of Singapore, Study Abroad, 2018
  • University of Oxford, Study Abroad, 2017