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Elvinger Hoss Prussen

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

An ever-present fixture for banks and private equity sponsors on the Luxembourg aspects of their most sophisticated banking and capital markets mandates, Elvinger Hoss Prussen is well versed across the spectrum of new money mandates and refinancings, including on big-ticket acquisition financings. Pit Reckinger is 'absolutely brilliant' across both banking and capital markets transactions, and acts for Banque de Luxembourg and Banque Havilland across a range of ongoing matters. Karl Pardaens 'knows the capital markets industry at 360 degrees' and provides 'innovative and business-oriented advice' to issuers and underwriters. The highly respected André Hoffmann has in-depth knowledge of transactional banking and finance work, as well as the underlying regulatory overlay.


Precise, smart, business-oriented and innovative.

The reactive and pragmatic Karl Pardaens understands the needs of his clients.

An equity capital markets expert, Karl Pardaens is smart, business-oriented and has a focus on innovation.

Key clients

Banque de Luxembourg / Banque Havilland

Deutsche Bank

Banca IMI

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Fortress Investment Group LLC


CVC Capital Partners

Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners

Belron Group S.A.


Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen handles the full range of domestic and cross-border corporate and commercial matters, including advice on joint venture structuring, M&A mandates, restructurings and ongoing corporate housekeeping. Clients benefit from the expertise of many 'smart and business-oriented' lawyers including Pit Reckinger and Philippe Hoss, who both have vast experience advising on both public and private M&A.

Key clients

Technology Crossover Ventures

Wesley Robert Edens



Nexa Resources

Covivio Hotels

Silver Lake Technology Management

Belron Group

Hellman & Friedman

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Elvinger Hoss Prussen provides a 'very high-quality service' to clients across the bandwidth of corporate, commercial, civil and administrative disputes. Often drawing upon the substantive law expertise of practitioners in the finance, corporate and funds areas, the team provides a 'commercial and pragmatic' service to corporates and financial services entities, both in domestic and multi-jurisdictional cases. Key practitioners in the team include Marc Elvinger, who regularly handles enforcement mandates and liquidation disputes, and Pierre Elvinger, whose work spans commercial, civil and employment litigation.

Practice head(s):


The partners provide a very high-quality service.

Key clients

Enyo Law

UBS Fund Services

Investment funds Tier 1

Benefiting from 'excellent knowledge and valuable connections with legislators and regulators', Elvinger Hoss Prussen is a 'market leader' across the investment funds space, particularly as it pertains to the retail sector. Team head Jacques Elvinger is a 'true gentleman' and a senior statesman of the investment fund industry in Luxembourg, particularly as it relates to UCITS matters. The 'client-oriented and well-connectedGast Juncker has 'excellent knowledge' of the regulatory framework impacting funds domiciled in Luxembourg and has also been pivotal to the firm's increased presence among Asian asset managers. Jérôme Wigny provides 'high-quality advice' to UCITS and AIFs, particularly in relation to those pursuing alternative strategies. The team was furthermore strengthened with Thibaut Partsch , who joined from Loyens & Loeff in January 2020.

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The team is extremely reliable and has an in-depth knowledge of the relevant regulatory framework but also of the business environment of its clients.

Gast Juncker has a perfect knowledge of the applicable law and is able to understand the specific needs of his clients.

Thomas Göricke is very knowledgeable, client-oriented and responsive.

Key clients

Capital International Management Company S.à r.l.

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.

Mizuho Trust & Banking (Luxembourg) S.A.

Nomura Securities Co.

SMBC Nikko Investment Fund Management Company

Actiam N.V.

Storebrand Asset Management

Nordic Real Estate Partners AB

Baring Private Equity Asia Limited

JPMorgan Asset Management

Banca IMI S.p.A

IP and IT Tier 1

The 'reactive, thorough and professional' team at Elvinger Hoss Prussen continues to gain market share, largely as a result of newly promoted partner Gary Cywie's superb credentials in the IT outsourcing and data protection space. Recognised as 'one of the top IP and IT lawyers in Luxembourg', in addition to his market-leading reputation among financial services companies on data privacy matters, Cywie is also at the cutting edge of fintech-related IP matters.


The firm is my first point of contact when I have Luxembourg IT questions. The lawyers are knowledgeable and responsive.

Gary Cywie is well known for data protection files.

The extremely professional and knowledgeable Gary Cywie is always on top of legal-tech issues.

Gary Cywie is, for me, one of the top IT lawyers in Luxembourg.

Key clients

Boonchu S.à r.l.

Nexa Resources S.A.

Seqvoia S.A.


Losch Services

Advanzia Bank S.A.

Crestbridge S.A.

Baring Private Equity Asia Limited

Radices VBK + Co (Luxembourg)

IDI Emerging markets S.A

Private equity Tier 1

Implementing a multi-disciplinary approach which draws upon the expertise of practitioners from the firm's corporate, banking and funds teams, Elvinger Hoss Prussen provides a comprehensive offering to high-profile private equity sponsors, including KKR and Cinven. With a team of lawyers dedicated to servicing Asian clients from Luxembourg and also aided by a small Hong Kong office, the firm continues to pick up a significant share of Asia-based funds - which are appreciative of the firm's ability to significantly aid the 'difficult process of raising capital in Europe and establish Luxembourg-domiciled funds'. The 'brilliantToinon Hoss is a market-leader for private equity-related M&A, and the practice also gained Thibaut Partsch  from Loyens & Loeff in January 2020.


Very good legal knowledge, combined with experience in private equity structuring.

Key clients

Pramerica European Value Partners Limited Partnership SCS

Fortress Investment Group LLC

Providence Equity Partners VII LP

CVC Advisers Company (Luxembourg) Sàrl


PAI Partners S.à r.l.

Cinven Ltd.

Baring Private Equity Asia

Kronos Investment Group

Real estate and construction Tier 1

'One of the best in the market for real estate transactions because of its sound legal knowledge, extensive experience and practical approach', Elvinger Hoss Prussen advises funds, developers and construction companies across the gamut of office, retail and residential real estate matters. 'Practical and commercial' counsel Stéphanie Pautot is an integral member of the team as a result of her 'precise analysis and hands-on approach' on acquisition and disposals, local development projects, financings, lease negotiations and due diligence. Léon Gloden heads the team.

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The team ensures the defense of the client’s interests.

The quality of the advice is excellent.

The very impressive Stéphanie Pautot provides intelligent and precise advice.

Key clients

AGORA S.à r.l. et Cie s.e.c.s.

Codic Luxembourg S.A.

R Property Holdings S.à r.l.

Tax Tier 1

Appreciated by clients for its 'high level of integration' with other complementary practice groups, Elvinger Hoss Prussen provides 'excellent tax advice', particularly in relation to funds structuring work and on M&A mandates in the private equity and real estate fields. Jean-Luc Fisch left the firm in 2020.


Beyond providing excellent tax advice, we particularly value the high level of integration with the corporate law aspects, ensuring that the tax advice is correctly and efficiently implemented.

Key clients

Signal Capital Partners LLP

Permira Credit Solutions II Master L.S. S.A.

Employment Tier 2

Elvinger Hoss Prussen handles a range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters for banks and asset management firms, in particular. The scope of the work is broad and includes the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, transfer of undertakings in the context of restructurings/M&A activity, and defending clients against claims of unfair dismissal. Pierre Elvinger is the principal contact.

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Key clients

Losch Services S.à r.l.

The firm: Independent in structure and spirit, Elvinger Hoss Prussen guides clients in their most critical Luxembourg legal matters.

The firm was founded in 1964 by lawyers committed to excellence and creativity in legal practice. Since then, they have shaped a firm fit for one purpose: to deliver the best possible advice for businesses, institutions and entrepreneurs.

Delivering this responsive service, to an exceptional degree of precision, means working a little differently. The partners are uncommonly supportive of clients and of each other; they form cross-border arrangements with peers based on each case’s demands; and the colleagues are unusually united around the firm’s values.

Elvinger Hoss Prussen is proud to play a unique role in the development of Luxembourg as a financial centre, and they welcome like minds to open opportunities for the future.

Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative law
Banking and financial services
Capital markets (debt and equity)
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions
Dispute resolution
Employment and pensions
EU law, competition and antitrust
Foundation, non-profit organisations and philanthrophy
ICT, IP and data protection
Insolvency and restructuring
Insurance and reinsurance
Investment firms and other professionals of the financial sector
Investment funds
Management companies and AIFMs
Private equity
Public procurement
Real estate
Regulatory and compliance
Structured fianance and securitisations
Tax advice and structuring
Tax litigation
Transfer pricing
Urban zoning
VAT and indirect tax
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Elisabeth Adam  photo Ms Elisabeth Adam Partner Elisabeth Adam focuses on Luxembourg and international tax law, including transactional…
Ms Ana Bramao  photo Ms Ana Bramao Partner Ana Bramao’s principal fields of expertise are finance, structured finance, corporate…
Ms Sophie Bronkart  photo Ms Sophie Bronkart Counsel Sophie Bronkart’s practice concentrates on corporate law, joint ventures, mergers and…
Mr Arnaud Cagi-Nicolau  photo Mr Arnaud Cagi-Nicolau Partner Arnaud Cagi-Nicolau specialises in collective investment funds and other investment vehicles.Arnaud’s…
Ms Charlotte Chen  photo Ms Charlotte Chen Counsel Charlotte Chen practises investment fund and corporate law. She specialises in…
Mr Frédéric Clasen  photo Mr Frédéric Clasen Partner Frédéric Clasen advises banks, corporations and private equity funds in corporate,…
Mr Joachim Cour  photo Mr Joachim Cour Partner Joachim Cour advises clients on a wide range of fund and…
Mr Gary Cywie  photo Mr Gary Cywie Counsel
Ms Claire De Boeck  photo Ms Claire De Boeck Counsel Claire De Boeck’s practice concentrates on collective asset management and investment…
Mrs Azadeh Djazayeri  photo Mrs Azadeh Djazayeri Partner Azadeh Djazayeri’s practice concentrates on cross-border financing and refinancing transactions (including…
Ms Sophie Dupin  photo Ms Sophie Dupin Partner Sophie Dupin’s practice concentrates on collective asset management, investment funds, management…
Mr Yves Elvinger  photo Mr Yves Elvinger Partner Yves Elvinger advises clients in relation to regulatory matters and the…
Mr Jacques Elvinger  photo Mr Jacques Elvinger Partner Jacques Elvinger practises commercial, company, banking and finance law. He specialises…
Mr Marc Elvinger  photo Mr Marc Elvinger Partner Marc Elvinger joined the firm after running a private practice for…
Mr Pierre Elvinger  photo Mr Pierre Elvinger Partner Pierre Elvinger’s practice concentrates on commercial, civil and employment litigation. In…
Mr François Felten  photo Mr François Felten Partner François Felten’s principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers and…
Mr Luc Frieden  photo Mr Luc Frieden Partner Luc Frieden focuses on providing legal and strategic advice to companies…
Ms Linda Funck  photo Ms Linda Funck Partner Linda Funck has a broad corporate, banking and financing practice. She…
Mr Thomas Göricke  photo Mr Thomas Göricke Counsel Thomas Göricke’s practice focuses on collective asset management and investment funds.Thomas…
Ms Isabelle Gervais  photo Ms Isabelle Gervais Partner Isabelle Gervais advises on international and domestic tax aspects of investment…
 Léon Gloden photo Léon Gloden Partner Léon Gloden’s principal fields of activity are EU law, employment law,…
Ms Anna Hermelinski-Ayache  photo Ms Anna Hermelinski-Ayache Partner Anna Hermelinski-Ayache’s practice concentrates on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint…
Mr André Hoffmann  photo Mr André Hoffmann Partner André Hoffmann integrated one of the major Luxembourg banks where he…
Ms Toinon Hoss  photo Ms Toinon Hoss Partner Toinon Hoss’ principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers and…
Mr Philippe Hoss  photo Mr Philippe Hoss Partner Philippe Hoss’s principal fields of activity are mergers and acquisitions, capital…
Mrs Manou Hoss  photo Mrs Manou Hoss Managing Partner Manou Hoss was active in the banking sector for more…
Mr Gast Juncker  photo Mr Gast Juncker Partner Gast Juncker has over 20 years’ experience in the establishment of…
Mr Thierry Kauffman  photo Mr Thierry Kauffman Partner Thierry Kauffman’s principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers and…
Mr Jeffrey Kolbet  photo Mr Jeffrey Kolbet Partner Jeffrey Kolbet specialises in the field of alternative investment funds. He…
Ms Sophie Laguesse  photo Ms Sophie Laguesse Partner Sophie Laguesse’s principal field of activity is the structuring and formation…
Mr Xavier Le Sourne  photo Mr Xavier Le Sourne Partner Xavier Le Sourne’s practice concentrates on collective asset management and investment funds.…
Mrs Frédérique Lifrange  photo Mrs Frédérique Lifrange Partner Frédérique Lifrange specialises in the field of collective asset management and…
Mr Michel Marques Pereira  photo Mr Michel Marques Pereira Counsel Michel Marques Pereira’s principal field of activity is the structuring and…
Ms Cintia Martins Costa  photo Ms Cintia Martins Costa Partner Cintia Martins Costa’s principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers…
Mr Jean-Pierre Mernier  photo Mr Jean-Pierre Mernier Counsel Jean-Pierre Mernier’s practice concentrates on collective asset management and investment funds.Jean-Pierre…
Ms Olivia Moessner  photo Ms Olivia Moessner Partner Olivia Moessner’s practice concentrates on collective asset management and investment funds.…
Ms Anne-Laure Mollard  photo Ms Anne-Laure Mollard Counsel Anne-Laure Mollard has been acting for major international financial institutions, international…
Mr Michel Nickels  photo Mr Michel Nickels Partner Michel Nickels’s practice concentrates on commercial and civil litigation. In addition…
Ms Elisabeth Omes  photo Ms Elisabeth Omes Partner Elisabeth Omes specialises in banking, insurance and finance, as well as…
Ms Katia Panichi  photo Ms Katia Panichi Partner Katia Panichi’s principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers and…
Mr Karl Pardaens  photo Mr Karl Pardaens Partner Karl Pardaens’ principal fields of activity are corporate law, securitisation, mergers…
Mr Thibaut Partsch  photo Mr Thibaut Partsch Thibaut Partsch’s practice concentrates on alternative investment funds structuring, notably in the…
Ms Stéphanie Pautot  photo Ms Stéphanie Pautot Counsel Stéphanie Pautot has broad experience in advising on all aspects of…
Ms Myriam Pierrat  photo Ms Myriam Pierrat Partner Myriam Pierrat’s principal field of activity is civil and commercial litigation.…
Mrs Nathalie Prüm-Carré  photo Mrs Nathalie Prüm-Carré Partner Nathalie Prüm-Carré specialises in administrative law and litigation, particularly in urban…
Mr Philippe Prussen  photo Mr Philippe Prussen Partner Philippe Prussen’s practice concentrates on capital markets, financial and securities law,…
Mr Yves Prussen  photo Mr Yves Prussen Founding Partner Yves Prussen’s main areas of activity, besides banking, financial, securities…
Mr Namik Ramić  photo Mr Namik Ramić Partner Namik Ramić’s principal fields of activity are corporate law, mergers and…
Mr Pit Reckinger  photo Mr Pit Reckinger Partner Pit Reckinger advises banks, insurance companies, corporations and private equity funds…
Mr Patrick Reuter  photo Mr Patrick Reuter Partner Patrick Reuter specialises in the field of investment funds and investment…
Mr Dirk Richter  photo Mr Dirk Richter Partner Dirk Richter concentrates on tax matters with a focus on corporate…
Mr Benjamin Rossignon  photo Mr Benjamin Rossignon Counsel Benjamin Rossignon’s practice focuses on collective asset management and investment funds…
Mr Patrick Santer  photo Mr Patrick Santer Partner Patrick Santer focuses on private equity transactions, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions,…
Ms Anouck Schneider  photo Ms Anouck Schneider Counsel Anouck Schneider’s practice concentrates on employment law and covers individual as…
Mr Nicolas Steichen  photo Mr Nicolas Steichen Partner Nicolas Steichen’s practice concentrates on cross-border banking and capital markets transactions…
Ms Katrien Veranneman  photo Ms Katrien Veranneman Counsel Katrien Veranneman advises in particular financial sector companies on regulatory matters,…
Mr Jérôme Wigny  photo Mr Jérôme Wigny Parnter Jérôme Wigny specialises in investment funds (UCITS and AIFs, in particular…
Ms Céline Wilmet  photo Ms Céline Wilmet Counsel Céline Wilmet’s practice concentrates on collective asset management, investment funds, management…
Mrs Emmanuèle de Dampierre  photo Mrs Emmanuèle de Dampierre Counsel Emmanuèle de Dampierre specialises in all areas of intellectual property (IP)…
Number of lawyers : 180
Number of partners : 36
Other offices : Hong Kong


Responsive service to the highest precision

Elvinger S.à r.l. PLLC services from New York North American clients on all aspects of Luxembourg law in association with Elvinger Hoss Prussen, the Luxembourg leading law firm in terms of net assets of investment funds for which they act as legal adviser. The position of Elvinger Hoss Prussen in the Luxembourg financial community means our clients will always be ahead of the opportunities and implications associated with legal change.

Luxembourg opportunities for US investors

Luxembourg is a truly competitive and financially stable jurisdiction in the heart of the European Union, with a favorable legal, regulatory and tax environment. We are ready to assist you in exploring the advantages of doing business in Luxembourg, offering advice and seminars on various topics of Luxembourg law and on specific transactions. We are particularly well placed to advise on the benefits of using regulated or unregulated investment structures.

Your dedicated team in New York

The New York office is headed by partner Nicolas Fermaud. Nicolas has a strong experience in regulated and unregulated investment structures. Together with the Elvinger Hoss Prussen team in Luxembourg, the New York team will assist asset managers and US companies on all aspects of their Luxembourg legal requirements.

With a team in residence, clients can receive relevant, timely advice on Luxembourg law during local business hours. We continue to strengthen relationships in the US business community and to challenge ourselves to deliver greater levels of efficiency and excellence in our service.

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