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Arendt & Medernach
2082 Luxembourg

Work Department

Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice


Louis Berns is the Partner in charge of the Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice of Arendt & Medernach.


He was a lecturer in labour law at the Université du Luxembourg as well as with the Ministry of Justice for 24 years


English, French, German, Luxembourgish.


He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1987 and served as a member of the Luxembourg Bar Council from 1997 to 1999.

He is a founding member of the Employment Law Specialists Association in Luxembourg and member of the Employment Law Alliance.


Louis Berns holds a Master’s degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as a degree from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (IAE), Strasbourg.


In Chambers Europe 2018 legal guide, eminent litigator Louis Berns' position as one of the foremost labour lawyers in Luxembourg is attested by both clients and the market. Several sources place Berns as one of the leading labour lawyers in the country and praise his “extensive knowledge of legislation and case law”.

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Louis BernsArendt & 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.