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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

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We help clients navigate the technical and commercial aspects of Luxembourg and international law. And we regularly work alongside clients and international colleagues on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.

An experienced, award-winning team

Today our Luxembourg team includes over 110 lawyers including 10 partners.

We have particular strengths in M&A and corporate, investment funds, regulatory, capital markets, finance and tax. Our full-service offering also includes real estate, employment, litigation and dispute resolution. And our clients know that we can – if required – call on the firm's wider resources and international network.

The Luxembourg office is recognised by the major legal directories as one of the leading firms in Luxembourg with eleven Band 1 rankings and is "renowned for advising on large and complex national and cross-border transactions."

Technical excellence and industry knowledge

Many of our clients are in the financial industry. We use our experience and carefully tuned teams to deliver technically excellent work that has the right level of partner involvement. 

Several of our partners and lawyers serve on the technical committees and working groups of Luxembourg’s financial regulator, the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier), the ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry), the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association and the Luxembourg Central Bank. Our close contacts with regulators, along with our extensive market experience, mean that we can keep clients up to date on new rules and market trends and suggest the best way to approach each situation.

Effective teamwork on international transactions

Many major corporates and financial institutions use Luxembourg-based corporate entities so we regularly work on cross-border and multi-jurisdiction transactions. Our team has a proven track-record of collaboration with the global network to deliver seamless advice on multi-jurisdiction, multi-practice mandates.

Directory listings and client comments

Client comments

  • "They are very knowledgeable, eager to assist and proactive.”
    Chambers Europe, Banking & Finance, 2019
  • "They have very good international capability. They always use their partners in other jurisdictions to provide advice."
    Chambers Europe, Corporate, 2019
  • "They're always very willing to help and approachable, with a good knowledge of both our company and the Luxembourg employment market."
    Chambers Global, Employment, 2019
  • "Very reactive and efficient service which corresponds to our expectations.”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate, 2018
  • "Enjoys an outstanding track record advising UCITS, SICARs and specialised Investment Funds"
    Chambers Europe, Investment Funds, 2019
  • "Really responsive, pragmatic, sharp and to the point, they have domestic experience and a good international network as well."
    Chambers Europe, Tax, 2019