Mr Philippe Schmit > Arendt & Medernach > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

Arendt & Medernach
2082 Luxembourg

Work Department

Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits


Philippe Schmit is a Partner in the Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice.


Philippe advises employers in the financial and industrial sectors on all aspects of the employment relationship (including its termination). He also specialises in all matters related to restructuring and reorganisation, negotiation in the context of collective dismissals and collective bargaining procedures, as well as any other HR aspects triggered by corporate restructuring, including M&A (e.g. transfers of undertakings).

His practice encompasses advice on compensation and benefits schemes, equity schemes, share options plans and pension schemes.

Philippe also has extensive knowledge of expatriation matters and provides legal advice with respect to business immigration and all related aspects.


English, French, German, Luxembourgish.


He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2006.

He is a member of several associations focusing on employment law, including the Employment Law Alliance.


Philippe Schmit holds a Master’s degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as an advanced Master’s degree (DEA) in Private International Law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France).

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Employment

(Next Generation Partners)

Philippe SchmitArendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach is ‘extremely reliable in terms of quality of work and responsiveness’ and has an excellent reputation among private and public sector employers across the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Benefiting from a ‘very large knowledge of legislation and case law‘, team head Louis Berns is appreciated by clients for his employment litigation prowess in particular, including in claims for abusive dismissal. Philippe Schmit has strong credentials among financial services clients, which he advises across a range of matters, including on the drafting of bespoke remuneration policies.