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Employment - Luxembourg

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第一等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Impressive full-service employment practice, frequently acting on mandates across the banking, retail and industrial sectors. Recently advised on numerous pension scheme and social plan matters, alongside representing prominent clients in employment litigation cases.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The entire team provides quick, accurate and precise responses. It is a very reliable and efficient service."

Work highlights Assisted Clearstream International, the clearing and settlement subsidiary of international financial trading arranger Deutsche Börse, with a voluntary leaver programme for its employees, and the subsequent social plan.

Advised international investment manager Allianz Global Investors on the signing of a company agreement.

Notable practitioners  

The "highly knowledgeable" André Marc assists high-profile, international clients with a variety of matters, such as collective dismissals, pension arrangements and collective bargaining agreements. Recent highlights include advising UBS Fund Services on the preparation and negotiation of a social plan. Clients say: "He is extremely co-operative, business-minded, customer-friendly and hard-working."

Significant clients Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Ville de Luxembourg.

第一等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Vast experience of labour law matters, working exclusively for employers on all aspects of employment law, including complex litigation cases. Highly active with financial and industrial clients from Luxembourg and abroad. Particularly knowledgeable of pension, immigration and collective redundancy issues.

Notable practitioners  

Leading figure Louis Berns has extensive expertise in employment law, with sources describing him as "an excellent technician." His long-established presence in Luxembourg's labour law market includes founding the Employment Law Specialists Association.

Band 1 | CASTEGNARO

第一等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Strong, domestically focused team, known for its extensive activity with private sector employers, such as hospitals, retailers and transport companies. Offers expertise across employment, including immigration and company law matters, litigation, restructurings and transfer of undertakings.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"A solid, highly specialised team, which does a great job." 

Notable practitioners  

According to interviewees, Guy Castegnaro "is one of the top people" in Luxembourg for employment. Recent mandates have centred on reorganisations, collective bargaining agreements and transfer of undertakings, for clients such as banking groups, steel companies and industrial conglomerates.

第一等 |

What the team is known for Top-level employment law presence across a broad range of sectors, with clients including institutional investors, electronics companies, state entities and advisory firms. Assists high-profile clients with collective bargaining agreements, employee terminations and union negotiations, alongside impressive dispute resolution capabilities.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"We particularly like the availability of the lawyers, their understanding of the local market and their pragmatic advice. The whole team is friendly and approachable, which makes the collaboration very pleasant."

"The team provides excellent, quick advice, and is very proactive."

Work highlights Advised LBBW Luxemburg, a subsidiary of German banking group LBBW, on the labour law implications of cross-border mergers.

Acted for Nordic bank SEB on various transfer of undertakings and restructuring matters.

Notable practitioners  

Christian Jungers often acts on complex employment cases, such as assisting international banking client Mitsubishi UFJ Global Custody with several employee termination matters. Sources praise "his expertise, his understanding of the market and his ability to put things in context."

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for A full-service approach to transactional, litigation and advisory employment law matters. Handles numerous major domestic and cross-border cases, aided by the firm's substantial international network. Offers notable expertise in data protection mandates.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The analysis is comprehensive and takes into account the needs of all parties, as well as the legal issues. The advice we receive is pragmatic, and has always helped us to optimise our position in a case."

Notable practitioners  

Clients praise department head Albert Moro for his "quick response times, excellent business acumen and creativity in negotiations." He frequently acts for market-leading global financial institutions on high-end, complex employment queries.

第二等 |

What the team is known for Broad activity on employment cases involving clients from the financial services, particularly transactional matters. Also experienced in redundancy and social security issues.

Notable practitioners  

Pierre Elvinger remains well known for his employment-related litigation work, alongside his high-profile transactional employment cases.

Band 2 | MNKS

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly active in advising multinational companies and international law firms on their Luxembourg employment law concerns. Strong in cases concerning staff incentive schemes, multiparty contracts, and shareholder disputes involving company employees.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Clients can really trust and rely on this supportive, welcoming and relaxed team."

Notable practitioners  

Sources recognise Marielle Stevenot for the quick response times and exhaustive knowledge she brings to a wide range of employment cases. Lately, she has handled matters concerning immigration issues and the termination of employee contracts, for a variety of international clients.

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Acts on a wide range of employment mandates, such as negotiation of social plans, transfer of contracts, and employee privacy and data protection issues. Frequently represents major clients from the retail and hospitality sectors. 

Notable practitioners

Department head Nadine Bogelman is this firm's primary point of contact for employment issues.

Other Ranked Lawyers 其他上榜律师

According to market sources, Romain Adam of Adam & Bleser is an "excellent employment lawyer." He remains a "leading name in the field" for representing individual employees against major companies.

Clients appreciate Anne Morel of Bonn Steichen & Partners for her strong analytical skills and precise answers to queries. She maintains a broad employment practice with notable prowess in contentious matters, alongside wide experience of transactional cases.

Experienced figure René Diederich, of compact firm Dupong Metzler Diederich, commands respect for his extensive expertise across all aspects of the Luxembourg employment market.

Sole practitioner Hélène Weydert is broadly respected for her employment litigation and advisory work, with experience of acting for numerous well-known, international clients.

Annie Elfassi of Loyens & Loeff has a wide range of employment law expertise, including corporate restructurings, collective redundancies and terminations. Lately, she has acted for clients across sectors such as manufacturing, aerospace and fashion retail.

Luc Schanen of Michel & Schanen is well known for his focus on advising trade unions and employees on a variety of labour law issues.

Foreign Experts

Foreign Experts are individuals with expertise in a different jurisdiction to the one they are based in. These individuals are particularly highly regarded for international and cross-border work. Usually, they will be identified in the jurisdiction in which they are based and in their country of expertise.