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Chevalier & Sciales

Luxembourg > Investment funds Tier 4

Independent business law boutique Chevalier & Sciales provides 'solution-oriented' advice to managers, promoters and investors across a range of UCITs and alternative investment funds-related matters. Founding partner Olivier Sciales excels in the structuring and implementation of UCITS and SIF funds and is appreciated for his ability 'to anticipate clients' needs and to easily drive the client to the safest solution, even in the most complex and stressed situations'.

Practice head(s):

Olivier Sciales

Other key lawyers:

Cécile Rechstein


The team is very responsive and well-organised.’

The legal products provided are always precise, clear and exhaustive; the client always receive solution-oriented advice with high accuracy.’

Olivier Sciales: besides his perfect knowledge of the investment fund industry and his multicultural mindset, what also stands out is his empathy with clients. Olivier is always able to anticipate client’s needs and can easily drive the client to the safest solution, even in the most complex and stressed situations.’

The firm: Chevalier & Sciales is a Luxembourg niche law firm established in 2005 and dedicated to the investment management, banking and financial industry. Our services cover the formation of funds/ investment vehicles or corporations and ongoing advice for financial professionals and promoters. The firm’s practice, though exclusively focused on Luxembourg law is global and multidisciplinary. Indeed, Chevalier & Sciales offers a comprehensive and specialized legal service covering all the key legal and tax aspects relating to an investment process from structuring and devising creative and tax efficient investment structures up to their complete implementation. Our team composed of high-skilled lawyers, with interdisciplinary expertise and in-depth understanding of financial markets, is responsive and renders high-quality and competitive advice.

Chevalier & Sciales has continuously grown and expanded over the past few years and is now recognized as having a strong expertise in the set-up of sophisticated investment funds and the implementation of complex financial transactions.

Areas of practice
Banking and finance: Our firm specializes in high value, sophisticated and cross-border banking and finance transactions. Through an increasingly complex and challenging legal environment, we provide clear, cost-effective and concise banking and financial legal advice on amongst others securitization transactions, structured and project financing derivatives and capital markets.

Investment management: We have an extensive and growing investment management practice which covers the entire spectrum of the fund industry and includes representation of asset managers, investors, investment advisers, open and close-ended funds (UCITs, UCIs and SIFs), hedge funds, private equity funds and others needing guidance on regulatory and compliance matters.

Corporate and tax: Every investment transaction involves corporate and tax issues whether you are a multinational, a national company or a private individual. Our corporate and tax team has an extensive experience in implementing tax-efficient and flexible investment structures, in devising cross-border strategies and in managing multi-jurisdictional projects.

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Mr Rémi Chevalier  photo Mr Rémi Chevalier Rémi Chevalier is a founding partner of Chevalier & Sciales. His main…
Mr Olivier Sciales photo Mr Olivier Sciales Olivier Sciales is a founding partner of Chevalier & Sciales. He specializes…
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