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The firm

Tiberghien Deynecourt is a firm of choice for institutional and private clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal and tax advice in Luxembourg. The firm’s recognised practice groups include tax, investment funds and asset management, corporate and M&A, commercial and real estate, estate planning, dispute resolution and insolvency. The firm’s lawyers strive to deliver the highest quality legal work and service, to be accessible, efficient and responsive, and to find practical, robust and effective solutions for clients.

The firm is the result of the law offices of Tiberghien Luxembourg and Deynecourt joining forces in early 2016.

Areas of practice

Investment funds and asset management: Tiberghien Deynecourt provides comprehensive legal services to all types of regulated or unregulated funds, their managers and investors in connection with the legal issues faced in setting up and running a fund. This ranges from structuring and formation to liquidation. The firm creates and develops innovative investment fund structures to address clients’ specific needs, offering extensive experience in negotiating on the behalf of investors. Clients often seek the firm’s assistance with increasingly complex regulatory matters.

Corporate and M&A: the firm advises a wide array of corporate and individual clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as real estate and private equity transactions, insolvency and liquidation. Clients also seek the firm’s assistance with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions of business interests, and other capital markets transactions. Tiberghien Deynecourt further consults on corporate governance, compliance, duties and liabilities, and general company law matters.

Real estate and private equity: the practice advises on buyouts, capitalisation and ‘going private’ transactions, covering the full life cycle of clients’ investments, from formation to exit and everything in between. Tiberghien Deynecourt is particularly known for structuring innovative, tax-advantaged solutions.

Tax: the firm’s tax practice boasts extensive competencies in advising clients on the intricate tax aspects and consequences of their business projects, and on the most suitable structuring, taking into account an ever changing and challenging international tax environment. The firm also excels in assisting its clients in all aspects of their relationships with the tax authorities, from compliance to litigation and advance tax agreements.

Private client: the firm advises private clients on integrated international tax and estate planning and wealth structuring, in particular on corporate structures/restructuring for cross-border investments with a multi-jurisdiction approach to the selection of the most suitable vehicles and their tax implications. The team has extensive international experience in this field, tapping the relevant input from corporate, tax and civil law.

Dispute resolution: Tiberghien Deynecourt offers unrivalled skills and experience in national and international litigation of any complexity and scope to a broad range of corporate and private clients, with advice offered routinely on compliance, regulatory and liability matters. The firm’s lawyers also have substantial experience in dealing with alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and extra-judicial settlements. The firm’s attorneys are also experienced in handling cases where business interests and white-collar crime intersect.


Other officesAntwerp

International groupingsInternational Bar Association (IBA)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
Luxembourg Association for Investment Funds (ALFI)

Number of lawyers 28

at this office 23

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