Firm Profile > Bonn & Schmitt > Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Bonn & Schmitt Offices
148, AVENUE DE LA FAIENCERIE
Bonn & Schmitt > The Legal 500 Rankings
Dispute resolution Tier 2
Benefiting from 'strong jurisprudence and analytical skills', Bonn & Schmitt provides a 'trustworthy and reliable' service to banks, corporates, funds and high-net-worth individuals across the gamut of commercial litigation. As well as being 'excellent advocates in court', the team also has a strong reputation for pre-litigation advice and mediation. 'Very client-oriented and responsive' senior partner Alex Schmitt has extensive banking law knowledge and is regularly appointed to appear as a Luxembourg expert in relation to issues of banking and finance law arising in the course of international court or arbitration proceedings.
‘The team is cost-effective and commercial, and has an excellent understanding of common law jurisdictions.‘
‘The client-oriented and responsive Alex Schmitt is a very good lawyer.‘
Investment funds Tier 2
The 'proactive and client-oriented' three-partner team at Bonn & Schmitt handles the structuring and ongoing operational needs of clients across the spectrum of retail and alternative regulated and unregulated funds. The firm is particularly active within the UCITS space, including advice on the creation of sub-funds, and is also well-versed at structuring SICAR vehicles. Recently promoted partner Amélie Thevenart 'has a deep knowledge of the fund industry in Luxembourg, Italy and across Europe'.
‘The firm understands the clients’ needs and provides tailored solutions to their requests.‘
‘Amélie Thevenart is always available and well organised; she is very pragmatic and goal-oriented without being shallow.‘
PROXY P MANAGEMENT AB
FORMUEPLEJE LUX SICAV
BANCA DI SAN MARINO
EuroAmericaAdministradora Generalde Fondos S.A. / ZCH AM SICAV
Open Mind Investments S.C.A. SICAR
360 Capital One S.C.A. -SICAR
IP and IT Tier 2
Bonn & Schmitt continues to be particularly active for domestic and foreign companies in the financial, insurance and healthcare fields on GDPR-related matters. Team head Alain Grosjean has strong credentials across the IP and data protection fields, and advises the Luxembourg Bar Association on various issues relating to the implementation of the GDPR.
Luxembourg Bar Association
International Association of Lawyers
Tax Tier 2
Headed by the ‘superb’ Alex Schmitt, Bonn & Schmitt's team provides a 'cost-effective and commercial service' to banks, debt funds, private equity sponsors and corporates across the spectrum of transactional, regulatory and litigation concerns affecting their businesses. The firm is particularly accomplished at advising borrower clients (including corporates and funds) on real estate-related mandates. Restructuring and insolvency is also a prominent area of focus for the firm, and clients benefit from a strong offering on the financing front, as well as in relation to any contentious matters that may arise, as a result of the firm's 'tremendous understanding of both civil and common law legal systems'. Armel Waisse left the firm.
‘Counsel Nicolas Widung was very helpful on a novel restructuring transaction and was prepared to step outside his comfort zone and try something new, having considered the key legal issues.‘
‘Tremendous understanding of both civil and common law legal systems‘.
MEDIOBANCA INTERNATIONAL (LUXEMBOURG) S.A.
Jointly headed by Frédéric Lemoine and Chantal Keereman, Bonn & Schmitt's seven-strong team advises international corporates and private equity groups on M&A mandates, restructurings and joint ventures across a range of industry sectors, including energy, technology and manufacturing.
Employment Tier 3
Bonn & Schmitt handles a significant amount of contentious employment work as a part of the firm's overarching litigation expertise. In addition, Alain Grosjean has a strong reputation across the spectrum of advisory work and is particularly noted for his work in relation to collective redundancies. The firm is particularly active advising banks and funds on employment matters.
Bonn & Schmitt > Firm Profile
The firm: Bonn & Schmitt is a leading independent Luxembourg law firm with an extensive international practice.
The firm’s attorneys are experienced practitioners in the Luxembourg legal environment and represent a broad spectrum of expertise that allows them to deliver unrivalled legal solutions in one of Europe’s leading financial centres.
Bonn & Schmitt is a trusted legal partner of leading international financial institutions, industrial corporations, national governments, as well as companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000 list.
Having fostered strong links with leading international law firms, the firm’s global client base stretches through Europe, to Russia, the US, South America, South Africa and Asia. The firm aims to nurture strong client relationships and to address the particular business needs of each client in the most efficient manner.
Bonn & Schmitt’s lawyers are registered with the Luxembourg Bar and many are members of several legal associations, including the International Bar Association, the Union Internationale des Avocats and the International Fiscal Association.
Areas of practice: The firm provides broad ranging legal services in the following core areas: corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency and restructuring; tax, including corporate and international tax advisory, indirect taxes and VAT and tax litigation; banking, finance and regulation, including capital markets, securities and insurance law; investment management covering both asset management and investment funds; and litigation and dispute resolution covering employment, IP, telecommunications and commercial litigation.
|Banking and finance||Alex Schmitt|
|Private equity and venture capital||Alex Schmitt|
|Private equity and venture capital||Frédéric Lemoine|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Frédéric Lemoine|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Chantal Keereman|
|Capital markets||Alex Schmitt|
|Capital markets||Frédéric Lemoine|
|Investment funds||Corinne Philippe|
|Investment funds||Chantal Keereman|
|Insurance and reinsurance||Chantal Keereman|
|Labour and employment benefits||Alain Grosjean|
|Labour and employment benefits||Pol Steinhäuser|
|Corporate and commercial||Chantal Keereman|
|Media, IT, IP and e-commerce||Alain Grosjean|
|Litigation and arbitration||Alain Grosjean|
|Insolvency and restrucuring||Alex Schmitt|
|Banking & Finance||Nicolas Widung|