Armel Waisse > MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL
PO BOX 690

Work Department

Banking & Finance
Litigation & Dispute Resolution




Armel is highly regarded for her sound knowledge in banking, insolvency, commercial and financial law.

She advises on cross-border and domestic financing, and assists lenders and corporate clients on restructuring deals involving the enforcement of Luxembourg security interests. Armel also acts for creditors in open insolvency cases for both regulated and unregulated Luxembourg based entities.

Her practice involves the provision of day-to-day advice to banks and financial institutions on various topics, such as contract law and regulatory issues.

She is also an accomplished litigator and acts as legal counsel for a wide array of institutional and corporate clients before arbitration tribunals and Luxembourg judicial courts. Over the years, she has demonstrated her natural talent for negotiation and pleadings, and has successfully dealt with an extensive range of intricate legal issues (such as shareholder disputes, banking liability and director liability). 

Armel’s academic activities as a lecturer at the University of Luxembourg (in contract law) and the Luxembourg Bar School (in personal guarantees and property security rights), as well as her numerous publications in high-profile legal journals in Luxembourg led to her appointment as legal expert in international arbitration cases. ​


French and English


Member of INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
Member of ALJB (Association luxembourgeoise des juristes de droit bancaire)
Treasurer of LAA (Luxembourg Arbitration Association)
Member of the Luxembourg Group of Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française
Member of the legal affairs committee of the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL)


Master’s degree in Private Law (DEA) at University of Strasbourg (1997)
Certificate of Aptitude for the profession of Avocat at the Ecole Régionale des Avocats du Grand Est, Strasbourg (2011)

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Banking, finance and capital markets

Leveraging its broader litigation credentials and drawing upon ‘good knowledge in the banking and finance sector‘, MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL is well-placed to draft contracts to minimise the chance of pursuant disputes, as well as to effectively handle any contentious matters that may arise. Armel Waisse  ‘shows a great understanding of the economic and financial environment to understand the needs of her clients’, ensuring that she is well-positioned to advise lenders and borrowers on new money deals, as well as restructuring matters involving the enforcement of Luxembourg security interests. Poss add to 

Luxembourg > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Armel WaisseMOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

Benefiting from a ‘very good practical experience of the Courts’ as a result of many years’ experience in the field, the ‘incredibly user-friendly’ six-partner team at MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL is able to ‘provide useful tactical insight of the Luxembourg legal system’, ensuring that clients are well served in often complex corporate and financial disputes. Paulo Lopes Da Silva  is  ‘authoritative, considered and experienced’, and is particularly accomplished at providing the relevant Luxembourg law related advice on multi-jurisdictional disputes. Da Silva co-heads the team alongside ‘outstanding’ managing partner Michel Molitor, who combines wide-ranging subject matter expertise in areas including banking, corporate and insurance, with deep practical expertise and knowledge of the procedural rules pursuant to Luxembourg-based litigation. Armel Waisse  is also pivotal to the firm’s success in the space, as is the ‘business-oriented’ Philippe Thiebaud , who is particularly skilled at handling funds and insolvency-related disputes.