- Managing Partner: Pierre Metzler
Firm Overview: Since 1923,Wildgen, Partners in Law has been at the heart of law practice in Luxembourg. It is today one of the best known law firms in the Grand Duchy, possessing a strong track record and continuing to offer sound technical expertise. For decades,Wildgen has served its clients as a full-service business law firm; and continue to assist them in achieving success with their goals.Wildgen’s lawyers have years of experience in many industry sectors and regularly work on complex financial procedures and transactions. While fully independent, the firm boasts a wide-ranging and long-established network of experts worldwide, enabling to select the best advice in each circumstance.
Main Areas of Practice:
Areas of PracticeCore Areas
Banking & Finance
Funds Litigation & Commercial Tax
Aviation & Maritime
Insurance & Reinsurance
IP & TMT
Corporate: Wildgen’s Corporate department takes care of the most complex financial procedures and transactions, and assists with: mergers and acquisitions, private equity, recapitalisation, restructuring, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, corporate finance and transfer of seats.
Key Clients: BMW, Ameriprise, Oriflame Contact: François Brouxel Tel: +352 40 49 60 224 Email: email@example.com
Investment Funds: With a strong experience in investment funds, Wildgen is continuously involved in the implementation of various fund structures in Luxembourg, and offers a comprehensive range of services such as: drafting of prospectuses, articles of association, management regulations, agreements with third party service providers, documentation for the supervisory authority and negotiations for final approval. Wildgen’s lawyers also have a sound track record in the setting-up of Real Estate and Shariacompliant funds.
KeyClients: Clyde Blowers Capital, Henderson Global Investors, Amundi Alternative Investments Contact: Samia Rabia Tel: +352 40 49 60 221 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Banking & Finance: Wildgen is particularly active in the areas of corporate finance, bank lending and structured finance transactions for SMEs, international groups, financial firms, and high-net-worth individuals.The firm has a strong practice in securitisation, and in listed and non-listed debt instruments issued by Luxembourg entities for financing businesses in various jurisdictions. Wildgen’s lawyers also have a long-standing expertise in all Luxembourg legal aspects of insurance and reinsurance activities (including advice on regulatory, life insurance, and reinsurance).
Key Clients: AON, Royal Bank of Scotland, ING Contact: Michel Bulach Tel: +352 40 49 60 228 Email: email@example.com
Litigation & Commercial: Wildgen’s litigation and commercial practice group represents companies in connection with their corporate activities and litigation, and deals with a full range of matters regarding civil and commercial law (e.g. corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration, shareholder actions, finance and securities litigation, partnership disputes, mergers, acquisitions and restructuring litigation, competition litigation, and insurance disputes).
Key Clients: Caixa Geral de Depositos, ïd Group, LuxAlpha investors (Madoff affair) Contact: PierreMetzler Tel: +352 40 49 60 217 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tax: Wildgen’s tax practice group advises clients on international tax planning, beginning from the structuring and conception phase, to the implementation and domiciliation of the required vehicles. The tax department generally deal with cases related to non-Luxembourg-based multinationals that seek guidance with respect to cross-border transactions and tax issues, and therefore works closely with leading international tax advisers and tax authorities.
Key Clients: TSRC Corporation, Natural Gas Partners, Doosan Contact: David Maria Tel: +352 40 49 60 277 Email: email@example.com
IP&TMT: Wildgen’s IP/TMT department is involved in a large scope of issues: copyrights, patents, trademarks, data protection, unfair competition, sports law, IPRS’s infringements, product’s liability, banking secrecy and data protection. With a considerable expertise in legal proceedings related to intellectual property rights, the department represents high-profile local and international clients in the protection, acquisition, use, distribution of IP rights and TMT multijurisdictional data compliance projects.
Key Clients: Leading pharmaceutical companies, Global video games group, Financial institutions Contact: Emmanuelle Ragot Tel: +352 40 49 60 360 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Public: Wildgen deals with all issues linked to administrative law. Out-of-court settlement remains a priority for the firm, but its lawyers also possess the skills and expertise to defend cases before Luxembourg administrative courts. The administrative law practice covers notably permit and regulation enforcement, government contracts and public tenders, dispute resolution and judicial review, environmental law, energy, professional regulation, public law aspects of EC litigation, local government and statutory appeals, public law aspects of property development and land use.
Key Clients: Municipalities, Official authorities, Real Estate agencies Contact: Georges Gudenburg Tel: +352 40 49 60 219 Email: email@example.com