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Arendt & Medernach

HEAD OFFICE, 41A AVENUE JF KENNEDY, 2082 LUXEMBOURG, L-2082
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Work +352 40 78 781
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Web:
www.arendt.com

Christian Point

Tel:
Work +352 40 78 78 206
Email:
Web:
www.arendt.com/lawyers/pages/christian-point.aspx
Arendt & Medernach

Work Department

Administrative Law, Property, Construction & Environment ; Dispute Resolution

Position

Christian Point is a partner and a member of both the Administrative Law, Property, Construction & Environment and the Dispute Resolution practices of Arendt & Medernach.

He specialises in real estate law and insurance, both contentious and non-contentious.

Languages

English and French.

Member

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1994.

Education

Christian Point holds a Master's degree in law from the Université Nancy II (France) as well as two degrees in tax and business law (DESS droit des affaires et fiscalité; DJCE).


Luxembourg

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Able to tap into the substantive law expertise of practitioners across the firm's full-service offering, Arendt & Medernach provides an 'excellent service' to clients across the panoply of litigation, including as it relates to general commercial, white-collar, tax and IP disputes. François Kremer and Clara Mara-Marhuenda are particularly accomplished at asset recovery for foreign and domestic clients; they recently successfully represented an investment group, at first instance, on the validity of the enforcement of a pledge over the Luxembourg holding company of a French restaurant chain. Kremer and Mara-Marhuenda also continue to represent custodian banks in the Madoff fraud case. The 'outstanding' Christian Point and Marianne Rau are recommended for their public law and real estate litigation expertise.

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Insurance

Within: Leading individuals

Christian Point  - Arendt & Medernach

Within: Insurance

'Market leading in the jurisdiction', Arendt & Medernach combines deep regulatory knowledge with corporate expertise to provide a compelling offering to insurance entities across M&A in the sector, advice on establishing new products and on licensing requirements. Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger and Paul Mousel have an excellent reputation in the market and have been acting for numerous insurance companies on relocation strategies in light of Brexit. Christian Point handles a range of insurance litigation, including coverage disputes.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Christian Point  - Arendt & Medernach

Within: Real estate and construction

Able to call upon the expertise of lawyers from complementary practice areas, including investment funds and corporate, Arendt & Medernach provides a 'knowledgeable and supportive service' to real estate entities at every stage of the value chain of their projects. Christian Point has 'vast knowledge of all aspects related to real estate and construction'; he recently advised Allianz on the €178m acquisition of the Vertigo Real Estate Complex. Pierre Beissel regularly handles transactional work for real estate funds/investors, including SIGNA Prime Selection, which he advised on its acquisition of a real estate portfolio across Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich from RFR Holding. Claude Niedner is recommended for real estate fund structuring.

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