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Loyens & Loeff Offices
18-20 RUE EDWARD STEICHEN
Loyens & Loeff > The Legal 500 Rankings
Dispute resolution Tier 1
Led by the 'excellent' Véronique Hoffeld, Loyens & Loeff's 'well co-ordinated and approachable' three-partner team provides domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration expertise to corporates, financial services entities and directors. Particular areas of expertise include shareholder disputes and banking and finance litigation before the civil and commercial courts. Tax controversy and real estate-related matters also feature heavily in the firm's workload, while it continues to place increased weight on international arbitration matters out of Luxembourg and its Benelux corridor of offices.
Private equity Tier 1
Private equity work is one of the cornerstones of Loyens & Loeff's activities in Luxembourg. With 12 partners focusing on work in the sector from across the corporate, fund formation and tax practice groups, and also able to leverage the expertise of practitioners throughout the Benelux region, the team has excellent credibility among a plethora of leading sponsors, including Bain Capital and Blackstone. The team has recently handled numerous disposals for KKR, including on its €2.6bn sale of European cable and pay-TV operator to BC Partners. Guy Palmaers has strong market credibility for private equity-led M&A. The 'smart, calm and diligent' Michael Scott has an excellent reputation among US and UK-based private equity sponsors. Thibaut Partsch left for Elvinger Hoss Prussen in January 2020.
‘Michael Scott is a real star.‘
AMP Capital Investors
Brookfield Asset Management
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Elliott Capital Management
EMG (The Energy and Minerals Group)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Private Equity
King Street Capital Management
Maddison Dearborn Partners
Oaktree Capital Management
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP)
Park Square Capital Partners
Strategic Value Partners
Summit Capital Partners
The Carlyle Group
Tax Tier 1Led by the 'excellent' Jochem van der Wal, Loyens & Loeff's seven-partner team has the strength-in-depth to act for clients across a wide range and volume of tax mandates, including on compliance, VAT, transfer pricing and in tax litigation matters. It also handles a considerable amount of fund structuring work for private equity sponsor clients relating to their investment strategies. Peter Moons is noted for his cross-border tax structuring expertise and also heads up the firm's transfer pricing team.
‘The team provides out of the box thinking and really goes the extra mile.’
‘Anne-Marie Nicolas is very knowledgeable and hands-on.‘
Bank of America
Hayfin Capital Management
Simon Property Group
Tristan Capital Partners
CPP Investment Board Europe
GDF Suez Global LNG Supply/Total
Investment funds Tier 2
Despite some recent departures, including Max Welbes , who joined Norton Rose Fulbright in June 2019, and Thibaut Partsch who left for Elvinger Hoss Prussen in January 2020, Loyens & Loeff maintains a significant offering in the alternative investment funds space and has recently reconfigured its team to provide a multi-disciplinary approach which draws upon fund formation, regulatory, finance and tax experts. Led by Marc Meyers, the team has strong market penetration among many leading global asset management firms, including EQT Partners and Brookfield Asset Management, and is regularly called upon to advise on the necessary structuring, regulatory and operational aspects associated with the establishment of funds across the private equity, infrastructure and real estate sectors.
Real estate and construction Tier 2Led by Véronique Hoffeld, Loyens & Loeff's real estate team provides overarching expertise across the spectrum of real estate matters, including as it relates to investment, management, development, taxation and regulatory matters. With experts based in Netherlands and Belgium, the team also excels in providing holistic Benelux-related real estate advice.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc
European Investment Bank
IP and IT Tier 3
Benefiting from significant synergies with other practice areas, including tax, corporate and employment, Loyens & Loeff handles a range of e-commerce, data protection and IP-related commercialisation work. The scope of work runs the gamut from M&A-related IP due diligence through to trade mark and copyright litigation. Véronique Hoffeld is the key name.
Loyens & Loeff > Firm Profile
The firm: As a leading firm, Loyens & Loeff is the logical choice for a legal and tax partner if you do business in, or from, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland, the firm’s home markets. You can count on personal advice from any of its advisers based in one of the firm’s offices in the Benelux and Switzerland or in key financial centres around the world. Thanks to its full-service practice, specific sector experience and thorough understanding of the market, its advisers comprehend exactly what you need.
Independent and international: as a fully independent law firm, Loyens & Loeff is excellently positioned to co-ordinate international tax and legal matters. The firm has a network of offices in major financial centres, staffed with specialists in Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg and Swiss law. Through these offices, clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s full-service legal expertise in their own time zone. The firm’s office network is complemented by its numerous country desks, all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over the world. It’s this winning combination that enables the firm to assist international clients in the most efficient of ways. Moreover, the firm is on excellent terms with other leading independent law firms and tax consultants. That way, Loyens & Loeff guarantees you top-level advice in every part of the world.
Innovative and pragmatic: each problem requires a customised solution. The firm’s pragmatic approach and drive to devise innovative solutions allow it to effectively address the demands of its clients’ domestic and international businesses. Thanks to the broad range of the firm’s legal experience, know-how and the size of its practices, the firm can offer you top-level advice, locally and internationally. The firm is committed to meeting your needs at the highest quality level in the most efficient way.
Focused and engaged: entrepreneurship, client focus, quality awareness and social engagement all characterise the firm’s culture. Loyens & Loeff offers a challenging work environment and equal opportunities for all its employees. The firm is mindful of the environment and helps charities with the support and knowledge of its employees.
Areas of practice: The firm offers expertise in the fields of tax, corporate law, financial law and capital markets, cross-border financing, private equity, real estate, VAT, EU, regulatory issues, employment law and employment taxes.
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|Corporate restructuring and insolvency|
|Data protection and privacy|
|Employment, taxes and benefits|
|Family-owned business and private wealth|
|Information, communication and technology|
|Litigation and risk management|
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Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 984 at this office : 140
OtherContacts : Executive team: Pieter Stalman (tax) Contacts : Véronique Hoffeld (legal) Other offices : Amsterdam Other offices : Brussels Other offices : Hong Kong Other offices : London Other offices : New York Other offices : Paris Other offices : Rotterdam Other offices : Singapore Other offices : Tokyo Other offices : Zurich
Belgium: Private Equity
Published: January 2020
Authors: Robrecht Coppens Mathias Hendrickx Filip Jorens
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Belgium.
The Netherlands: Private Equity
Published: January 2020
Authors: Roel Fluit Anke van Holthe tot Echten
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in The Netherlands.
Netherlands: Employee Incentives
Published: January 2020
Authors: Martijn Schoonewille Hans van Ruiten Jelmer Post Maureen te Poel Nina Orlic
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Employee Incentives laws and regulations that may occur in Netherlands.
Luxembourg: Private Equity
Published: January 2020
Authors: Siobhan McCarthy Kheira Mebrek
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Luxembourg.