Europe

Luxembourg

Dispute Resolution


Dispute Resolution - Luxembourg

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Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners

What the team is known for Premier litigation practice that is widely admired for its excellent track record in major domestic and international disputes. Strong focus on corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, as well as white-collar crime and fraud cases. Also well placed to handle complex banking litigation, where it is supported by the firm's top-notch banking team.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"An excellent firm which is very reliable." 

Notable practitioners  

Sources describe François Kremer as "the go-to litigator in Luxembourg," saying: "His knowledge of how to get things done is unparalleled." He has significant experience of handling cross-border disputes as well as asset tracing matters.

Christian Point leads the litigation practice and specialises in administrative law. "He's very good and up to date, and we can rely on him - give him a case and you know you're in good hands," said one interviewee.

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

What the team is known for Renowned dispute resolution team offering expertise in the full range of matters, from civil, corporate and commercial disputes to international arbitration and employment cases. Regularly instructed by major global players thanks to its exceptional local advocacy experience.

Notable practitioners  

Marc Elvinger is one of the most prominent litigators in Luxembourg and is highly sought after for his extensive experience of handling complex international arbitration and commercial disputes.

Pierre Elvinger is recognised for his broad litigation practice encompassing civil, commercial and employment cases.

Band 1 | KLEYR GRASSO

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What the team is known for Widely acknowledged to be at its strongest in dispute resolution, where it enjoys a formidable reputation for its deep bench of dedicated litigators. Handles an impressive volume of cases, including banking and shareholder disputes, insolvency, employment and real estate. Also highly active in domestic and international commercial arbitrations.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Very responsive - what I particularly appreciate is that the team is open to new strategies in litigation."

"Just tremendous - one of my favourite law firms."

What's new? Donata Grasso was promoted to the partnership in July 2014.

Work highlights Defended the Slovak Republic against the enforcement of a USD22 million arbitration award by a Dutch insurance entity, as well as civil matters relating to the enforcement of the foreign award.

Notable practitioners  

Marc Kleyr manages the firm and remains highly active in corporate and commercial litigation such as shareholder disputes and restructuring and insolvency. "He's very precise, trustworthy and reliable, and we feel very comfortable with him," said one client. 

Sources say Donata Grasso "is very thorough and has a great legal mind and judgement in litigation." She focuses on corporate and banking litigation.

Co-founding partner Rosario Grasso is well known for his expertise in white-collar crime cases. He is also adept at insurance litigation and criminal law.

Pascal Sassel is "pragmatic, proactive and persuasive - all the qualities you expect from a litigation lawyer," sources say. His practice covers corporate, finance and insolvency disputes.

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What the team is known for Renowned litigation boutique that is well established as a top choice for local disputes, offering additional expertise in international arbitration. Demonstrates long-standing experience of major cross-border corporate and finance litigation and arbitration.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Excellent lawyers with an outstanding reputation." 

Notable practitioners  

Patrick Kinsch enjoys an excellent reputation in the litigation field and is recognised by peers as a "brilliant lawyer." He is acknowledged for his wealth of corporate and commercial litigation experience and is sought after as both counsel and arbitrator for commercial arbitrations.

第二等 |

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

What the team is known for Impressive activity in both litigation and arbitration, particularly mandates involving shareholder disputes and enforcement proceedings. Also active handling insolvency and restructuring, as well as employment litigation matters.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Excellent reputation and strength in depth across the board." 

"The Bonn Steichen lawyers are very reliable and patient with us." 

Notable practitioners  

Fabio Trevisan is a "very good commercial litigator who gives great strategic advice," according to market sources. He is especially experienced in representing Italian clients, and heads the firm's Italian desk.

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

What the team is known for Highly regarded international firm which is frequently involved in some of the country's most complex cross-border disputes. Offers expertise in banking, commercial insolvency and employment litigation, as well as commercial arbitrations and insolvency work.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"The team is very responsive and sticks to the deadlines that we set."

Notable practitioners  

Lead partner Albert Moro has established a reputation as one of the best litigators in Luxembourg and handles a range of corporate, commercial, employment and real estate disputes. "He is a really impressive litigator who tries to find solutions for his clients," note sources.

Counsel Olivier Poelmans is quickly making a name for himself in the litigation field and is "very good at pleadings, theory and digging into the law," according to an interviewee.

Band 2 | Linklaters

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

What the team is known for Well-established litigation group with deep roots in the Luxembourg market. A particularly strong choice for cross-border disputes due to its ability to draw on additional resources from its international office network. Advises a distinguished client base comprising major domestic and international corporates and financial institutions.

Work highlights Represented Enel Luxembourg in a major dispute with BEG, involving the challenge of an ex-parte exequatur order preventing the enforcement of an Albanian court's ruling in Luxembourg.

Acted for Lion Retail in a dispute against Branko Forcan.

Notable practitioners  

Guy Loesch is a highly respected litigator and the head of the firm's dispute resolution practice. He is very experienced in handling corporate and banking litigation and is especially noted for his expertise in injunctions, freezing orders and other relief orders.

Significant clients Luxair, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Delhaize Group, RTL.

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

What the team is known for Best known for its litigation offering, where it is frequently instructed on a wide range of both domestic and multi-jurisdictional cases. Handles a broad range of disputes, including banking, commercial and construction matters.

Notable practitioners  

Paulo Lopes da Silva is highly regarded by peers as an "excellent lawyer." One source added: "He is very objective and has great knowledge of the civil procedure rules in Luxembourg."

Michel Molitor co-heads the practice and has a broad practice that covers insurance, employment and banking and finance matters.

第三等 |

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

What the team is known for Full-service litigation practice which complements the firm's top-notch transactional team. Especially active in insolvency matters, in addition to corporate and commercial disputes. Offers further expertise in administrative, real estate and construction litigation.

Notable practitioners  

Anne Lambé heads the litigation group and is a key contact.

第三等 |

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

What the team is known for Solid choice for domestic mandates due to its in-depth local law knowledge and litigation experience. Active across a broad range of corporate and commercial litigation, including shareholders' and contractual disputes, as well as insolvency matters.

Notable practitioners  

Alain Grosjean is a key contact for litigation at the firm.

Significant clients ArcelorMittal.

第三等 |

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

What the team is known for Adopts a specific focus on corporate and banking litigation, including shareholders' disputes and debt recovery. Noted for its experience working alongside leading international law firms on cross-border disputes. Also adept at administrative and real estate litigation.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Very efficient and responsive." 

Notable practitioners

Marie Bena is a key contact for the litigation practice.

Band 3 | Loyens & Loeff

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

What the team is known for Recognised for its notable strength in corporate and financial services litigation. Draws on the firm's resources throughout Europe to advise on cross-border litigation and arbitration. Other areas of focus include real estate, IP, IT and employment litigation.

Notable practitioners  

Véronique Hoffeld heads the litigation group and is highly recommended by clients, who say: "She is a great writer and great in court - she relates well to the judge, presents well and is very smart and very hard-working."

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What the team is known for Maintains an excellent reputation for banking and insurance litigation, with considerable experience in acting for major financial institutions and insurance companies. Other areas of expertise include insolvency and fraud litigation.

Notable practitioners  

Franz Schiltz is widely recognised as an authority on insurance law. He receives particular praise for his technical knowledge.

第三等 |

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

What the team is known for Esteemed litigation boutique noted for its expertise in public sector disputes, including public procurements and PPPs. Also highly active in complex commercial and financial services litigation with cross-border aspects.

Notable practitioners  

Marc Thewes is a highly regarded litigator who leads the firm's public sector practice, and is also particularly adept at IP litigation. Clients appreciate his ability to provide "pragmatic and strategic solutions." 

Significant clients Post Luxembourg, Dalkia.

Band 3 | Turk & Prum

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What the team is known for Lean and compact practice that maintains a strong foothold in the local market. Noted for its insurance and white-collar crime expertise, and for its experience in handling domestic commercial and banking litigation.

Notable practitioners  

Founding partner François Prum is well respected by the market and has a broad practice encompassing commercial and banking litigation, trust and estates, construction and white-collar crime.

Other Ranked Lawyers 其他上榜律师

Alain Rukavina of Rukavina Avocats is recognised for his restructuring expertise and is regularly appointed as a liquidator. He is also experienced in corporate litigation.

Foreign Experts

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Senior Statesman

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Eminent Practitioners

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