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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Thewes & Reuter

Thewes & Reuter’s Marc Thewes is ‘very well known for his work in the public sector’ and, in particular, public tendering disputes. Pierre Reuter has considerable experience representing clients in financial services disputes and is currently acting for a private equity firm in charges brought against a new manager alleging double invoicing and mismanagement.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Thewes & Reuter

At Thewes & Reuter, team head Pierre Reuter handles the full range of issues affecting public and private sector entities. The firm has also developed a strong reputation for representing senior managers in disputes with their employers.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 2

Thewes & Reuter

Leveraging the firm’s litigation expertise, Thewes & Reuter is particularly noted for its capability in IP disputes and is regularly engaged in trade mark and copyright infringement cases. Marc Thewes is representing ICANN in a dispute with Luxembourg-based registrar EuroDNS concerning its alleged non-compliance with specific domain name legislation.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Thewes & Reuter

Thewes & Reuter attracts praise for its ‘excellent understanding of Luxembourg’s real estate framework’ and for its ‘sensible approach to litigation’. The firm handles a wide range of non-contentious matters and disputes in the sector. The ‘very committed’ Thibault Chevrier ‘delivers very efficient advice’.

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