18 April 2016
Clifford Chance hires Katia Gauzès to boost leading Luxembourg corporate practice
International law firm Clifford Chance today announces that Katia Gauzès will join the firm's Luxembourg corporate practice as a partner in May 2016. Previously a partner at Luxembourg's largest local law firm where she had worked since 2002, she has extensive private equity, real estate and M&A experience in Luxembourg.
Katia will work closely with Luxembourg Office Managing Partner Christian Kremer to jointly manage the Luxembourg corporate practice, which has a focus on complex and cross-border M&A, private equity and real estate transactions that require sophisticated advice.
Christian Kremer comments: "Our clients rely on a strong Luxembourg capability for many of their most critical cross-border and multi-jurisdiction transactions. Katia will be a great addition to our team, and I look forward to working alongside her to take our corporate practice in Luxembourg to the next level in the coming years."
Katia Gauzès adds: "I am delighted to be joining Clifford Chance, where I will have an unparalleled opportunity to build my practice across a global roster of clients. I look forward to working with my new clients and colleagues around the world on some of the most challenging and significant work in the market."
Guy Norman, Global Head of Clifford Chance's Corporate practice, added: “We are delighted to welcome Katia Gauzès into our global Corporate team. Our Luxembourg practice is extremely important to the execution of many of our clients' most complex international transactions."
Clifford Chance has a leading global Corporate practice, regularly advising clients on some of the most complex, high-profile mandates thanks to the firm's international reach, extensive experience and deep sector expertise.