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Michel Molitor

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MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

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Banking & Finance and Insurance, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Business & Commericial


Managing Partner of MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour. Head of the Financial Services practice team and co-head of the Dispute Resolution practice team


- a recognised expert with 30 years’ experience in complex dispute resolution, both domestic and cross-border, in banking & finance, corporate & commercial matters, insurance and employment law

- extensive involvement in regulatory proceedings & commercial litigation for domestic & international clients

- a trusted advisor in commercial, governmental & personal crisis management situations to corporate boards, private & public employees & High Net Worth Individuals



English, French, German and Luxembourgish.


Michel is an active member of the International Bar Association (IBA), and of the Association of Luxembourg Banking Lawyers (ALJB). He is a member of the Association of Luxembourg Insurance Companies (ACA, Association des Compagnies d'Assurances du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) and the European Employment Law Association (EELA).


Michel holds a law degree from the University of Strasbourg (France), 1983 and a PhD in political science from the University of Vienna (Austria), 1985.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL provides 'solution-oriented and commercial advice' to clients on cross-border financing matters, where it benefits from 'an exceptional understanding of the capital markets in Luxembourg and Europe'. Michel Molitor and Chan Park are the main contacts for litigation and transactional work, respectively.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Michel Molitor  - MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

Within: Dispute resolution

The 'responsive, pragmatic and solution-oriented' team at MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL has cultivated an excellent reputation for handling complex banking, commercial and corporate disputes. Paulo Da Silva has a particularly strong reputation for defending banks and their directors in high-stakes litigation. The 'pragmatic and efficientPhilippe Thiebaud benefits from an 'in-depth knowledge of the Luxembourg financial sector and the relevant case law', and is a key member of the team that also includes recommended partners Michel Molitor and François Cautaerts.

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Within: Employment

Co-led by Michel Molitor and Paulo Da Silva,  MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL has a particularly strong reputation representing senior executives on dismissal issues, both in a contentious and non-contentious setting. The team was also strengthened by the arrival in June 2017 of Régis Muller  from AMMC Law - Avocats à la Cour whose work encompasses disputed redundancies, TUPE matters and social plans.

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Within: Insurance

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL 'combines extensive knowledge of the Luxembourg insurance sector with a responsive and pragmatic approach'. Michel Molitor heads the team that also includes 'reactive and practical' senior associate Sophie Lamothe and Jacques Wolter, who regularly handles insurance disputes as part of his broad-ranging commercial litigation practice.

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MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

  • Luxembourg IP Tax Regime Repealed

    Bill No 6900 for the budget for 2016, presented on 14 October 2015 by the Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna, is about to be adopted. It repeals the existing business-friendly tax regime encouraging the exploitation of intellectual property rights (“IPRs”) as from 1 July 2016, with a transitional period beginning on 1 July 2016 and ending on 30 June 2021.
    - MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour

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