Mrs Virginie Leroy > AKD > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

42, Avenue Monterey

Work Department

Investment funds




Virginie has over 20 years’ of experience in practicing business law, including 13 years within the investment fund industry. She has built up strong knowledge in alternative investment funds. Prior to joining AKD, she worked for another top tier law firm and for a well-known third party fund management company, both UCITS V compliant and AIFM authorised. As a result, she has developed a strong operational background and legal practice targeted to investment funds.

She advises and assists domestic and international clients in investment management matters covering in particular regulatory and corporate governance aspects throughout the entire fund life cycle, including initial structuring, creation, distribution and management of regulated investment funds  such as Specialized Investment Funds (SIFs), Investment companies in risk capital (SICARs) and non-regulated investment vehicles (Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIFs), Special Limited Partnerships (SCSp). She also assists and advises clients in implementing various investment strategies (real estate, private equity, hedge funds). 

She assists our corporate and institutional clients in choosing the most appropriate investment fund structures and determining their key characteristics.

Furthermore, Virginie advises investment fund managers and local service providers such as fund administrators or depositaries in legal matters, procedures and operational matters linked to distribution, AIFM regulation, GDPR or AML/KYC regulation.