Maxime obtained his Bachelor and Master in Laws’ degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles where he graduated cum laude in June 2016. During his Master’s, he founded and was the president of one the first legal clinics in Belgium (QUID ASBL), which received several awards. After completing an LLM degree at Duke University School of Law in May 2017, he started his career as a lawyer. Maxime was Lead Lawyer at DLA Piper in the Corporate/M&A department, focusing on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, company restructurings and other general corporate matters, both internationally and domestically. He is fluent in English and French and conversational in Dutch. Maxime joined Ryan Specialty Transactional Risks International in September 2022.