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Skilled and experienced Deloitte Legal* professionals work together with other Deloitte professionals in tax, consulting, risk- and financial advisory to guide their clients through a project in a coordinated way around the world. Deloitte Legal, present in over 84 countries, is able to provide holistic guidance around strategic business decisions as well as offer support services that can increase efficiency and reduce the cost of some routine legal activities. As part of the global Deloitte professional services network, Deloitte Legal helps you in delivering multinational legal solutions that are Consistent, Technology-enabled, Tailored, and Sensitized.

Deloitte Legal* offers competent yet pragmatic advice in many fields of national and international business law. Our professionals provide tailored solutions for demanding projects and complex domestic and international transactions. And we offer even more: Multidisciplinary advice incorporating tax, consulting, risk- and financial advisory.

Whether family-owned smaller and medium-sized companies, listed stock corporations or international groups of companies—with our service lines Commercial, Corporate/M&A, Employment Law & Benefits, and Legal Management Consulting, we cover those fields of business law that are important for our clients.

Collecting and combining multidisciplinary expertise in our industry groups Financial Services, Energy, Resources and Industrials, Consumer, TMT, and LSHC enables us to render interdisciplinary advice which anticipates industry- or sector-specific trends and developments. And thereby help our clients to face the challenges of an ever-changing regulatory and economic environment.

We understand legal advice not as an isolated component, but as a contribution to a comprehensive solution of the issues that our clients face. Working together with our Deloitte colleagues we can help our clients in taking informed decisions in the context of legal as well as other business considerations.


* "Deloitte Legal" means the legal practices of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firm affiliates that provide legal services. For legal and regulatory reasons, not all member firms provide legal services.


The firm: Following several years as a successful partner within international tax at Deloitte Luxembourg, Jean-Philippe Drescher, a qualified attorney and member of the Luxembourg Bar, established D. Law in November 2011, which became fully operational as of 1 February 2012.

D. Law is an independent law firm based in Luxembourg. Young and dynamic, its main practice areas range between corporate mergers and acquisitions, banking, finance and investment funds, in transactional and advisory work.

D. Law was initially launched with seven lawyers. Since then, it has been continually growing and, as of today, employs 31 lawyers (representing a wide range of nationalities) with a reasonable expectation to achieve the size of around 50 lawyers within the next two years.

Areas of practice: Corporate and M&A practice: D. Law’s core business is in-depth expertise regarding cross-border restructuring involving Luxembourg (tax, business or regulatory-driven transactions) and tailored solutions.

The corporate and M&A team assists publicly-traded groups, closely-held private companies, financial institutions and private equity houses spanning a variety of industries including media, chemical, telecommunications, internet services, energy, financial services, real estate, hotels and leisure.

Extensive experience allows the firm to handle plain vanilla deals to sophisticated and multi-jurisdictional corporate transactions that require co-ordination.

In the M&A practice, the firm assists clients – buyers, sellers or target companies from negotiation, via the set-up of the appropriate structure and the conduct of the due diligence, through completion.

Banking and financial practice: the expertise of its banking and finance teams cover all aspects of lending and structured finance (bank lending, structured finance, security package, securitisation, financial restructuring), either from the borrower’s side (project acquisition financings/ refinancing) or the lender’s side (syndicated loans, senior and subordinated loans, asset backed financings).

In addition, the firm’s expertise expands to regulatory advice (advising professionals of the financial sector on banking activities in Luxembourg, such as banking secrecy, establishment of branches) and drafting and implementing Islamic finance documentation.

Funds practice: The funds team provides full guidance and support to clients to choose, structure and set up the most appropriate Luxembourg investment vehicle (from UCITS to alternative investment funds) by combining tax, regulatory, compliance and transaction knowledge, due to their in-depth knowledge and expertise of the Luxembourg legal and regulatory industry applying to regulated and unregulated Luxembourg investment vehicles and their service providers (including prime brokers).

The services include: fund structuring set-up (regulated, unregulated, any asset class, any investment instrument), implementation of underlying structures (SPVs, financing agreements, acquisitions), selection of and negotiation with local service providers, legal, contractual and regulatory monitoring and compliance (substance, governance, AML, etc) day-to-day maintenance, including on-going legal and regulatory support and ad hoc advice, assistance with any restructuring or exceptional situation (liquidation, national and cross-border mergers, redomiciliation, side pocket, defaulting shareholders, shareholders’ complaint etc) and in-house training.

  • Number of lawyers: 31
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Bulgarian
  • Luxembourgish

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