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Bonn Steichen & Partners

Tax Tier 1

'Highly specialised in tax matters', Bonn Steichen & Partners provides 'extremely commercial and focused advice' to clients in the context of M&A and investment fund structuring, transfer pricing and tax disputes. 'Extremely knowledgeable' team head Alain Steichen is at the forefront of the highest-profile matters handled by the team, including its continued representation of the Luxembourg government in its ongoing state aid litigation with the European Commission for certain advance tax agreements granted to Amazon and Fiat. Recently promoted to counsel, Daniel Riedel 'stands out with his pro-active and commercial approach' across the gamut of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Alain Steichen


The team really goes deep into the issues and tries to find highly technical legal arguments.

The team is extremely commercial and focused on the key issues at hand.

Alain Steichen is very reliable.

Alain Steichen and Daniel Riedel are hands on, responsive and attentive.

Pol Mellina is very conscientious with his work.

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Global Infrastructure Partners

Luxembourg State

Catalyst Capital

Index Ventures




Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

Morgan Stanley

JR AMC Co. Limited

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Bonn Steichen & Partners provides 'practical and solution-oriented advice' to institutional lenders and investors across a range of banking and capital markets work, from both a transactional and regulatory perspective. Experienced practitioner Laurent Lazard advises lenders and borrowers on deals implementing financing from across the capital structure, and is also noted for his securitisation prowess for both originators and sponsors. The 'approachable and hands onPierre-Alexandre Degehet spearheads the firm's efforts on the fintech front, while newly promoted partner Nuala Doyle provides 'pragmatic advice' to clients engaged in fund financings and debt/equity capital markets matters.

Practice head(s):

Laurent Lazard, Pierre-Alexandre Degehet; Nuala Doyle


The firm has a focus on clients’ needs and can effectively leverage the diversity and experience of other team members.

The firm has great expertise in fintech and financial services matters.

The team always responds in a timely and detailed manner.

Key clients

IVS Group SA


Goldman Sachs


Deutsche Bank

BNP Paribas

Even Group

Opel Bank GmbH

Bio Toscana Investment S.A.

Advent International

Bain Capital

Play Communication S.A.

Solutions 30 SE

The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited, London Branch

Investec Bank Plc

Attestor Capital LLP

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Bonn Steichen & Partners has developed a particularly strong reputation advising fintech start-ups on their corporate and commercial concerns, including as it relates to their articles of association, corporate governance and regulatory issues. The 'very approachable and hands-onPierre-Alexandre Degehet is the key contact for fintech-related matters, while the 'efficient and reactiveLinda Harroch has a strong reputation for private equity M&A.

Practice head(s):

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet; Linda Harroch; Jean Steffen


I can say that it was like having an internal legal team in my company. During such a crucial period this brought a fantastic added value to discussions with investors and partners.

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet is our go-to person for all matters of business law on the Luxembourg market.

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet and  Kateryna Nevmerzhytska understand our business in the fintech sector, and the mindset we have as founders of a startup.

Key clients

Goldman Sachs

Global InfrastructurePartners

Solution 30SE

Next Gate Capital

Play Communication SA

Eurosender SA

Neox Capital SA



UBS Luxembourg

Paul Wurth


Dispute resolution Tier 2

'Forward-looking, enthusiastic and thoroughly professional', Bonn Steichen & Partners has the 'required expertise to handle complex cross-border corporate and financial cases'. 'Very well-connected' team head Fabio Trevisan excels at handling complex cross-border disputes (often involving an Italian nexus) and has established an impressive track record enforcing and obtaining freezing injunctions in international arbitration, enforcements of ICSID awards, and more generally in the recovery of assets.

Practice head(s):

Fabio Trevisan


In terms of dispute resolution this is certainly the best law firm in Luxembourg.

The firm provides snappy advice, is responsive and has a strong cultural awareness and no language barriers.

Fabio Trevisan is utterly professional, capable, meticulous and enthusiastic.

Laure-Hélène Gaicio is very competent.

Key clients


Mr Viorel Micula

Attel Finance

R-Capital – ImmoCroissance

Fondations Capital

Central Bank of the Republic Islamic of Iran

Employment Tier 2

Led by the 'very practicalAnne MorelBonn Steichen & Partners' team provides 'pragmatic and solution-oriented advice' across the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters, from both an individual and collective employment perspective. As well as standalone advice and employment work relating to significant workplace restructurings/M&A mandates, the firm also provides day-to-day HR support to many clients.

Practice head(s):

Anne Morel


The team provides a reliable and responsive service.

Anne Morel is reliable and provides a flexible and practical approach.

Investment funds Tier 2

Bonn Steichen & Partners provides 'very professional legal advice with great responsiveness and deep insight into the practice of investment funds establishment and operations'. The firm is involved across the lifecycle of work within the regulated and unregulated UCITS and AIFs space, from fund establishment and ongoing operational matters, through to downstream investments and fund termination. Evelyn Maher 'has a great deal of experience in both private equity funds establishment and operations'. Luc Courtois joined NautaDutilh in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Evelyn Maher


Evelyn Maher was able to guide us through our negotiations.

Key clients











Private equity Tier 2

At Bonn Steichen & Partners, 'very efficient and technical' team head Linda Harroch regularly handles work for global private equity sponsor, Advent International, which she recently advised on its $3.25bn acquisition of General Electric’s Distributed Power business.

Practice head(s):

Linda Harroch


The practice has a well-established reputation on the Luxembourg market, with notably high-profile partners having a strong technical knowledge and well integrated with Luxembourg institutions.

Linda Harroch, Beatrice Boulord and Yseult Tournebize are very efficient, reactive and technical.

Key clients


Lime Rock Partners

Cadent Energy Partners

Index Ventures

Goldman Sachs

Morgan Stanley

Bain Capital

ADO Properties

Advent International


Global Infrastructure Partners

Catalyst Capital

BSP is an independent full-service law firm based in Luxembourg.

We are committed to providing the very best legal services to our domestic and international clients in all aspects of Luxembourg business law.

Talented and multilingual, our teams of lawyers work side by side with our clients to help them reach their objectives and support them with tailor-made legal advice, creating in the process professional relationships based on mutual trust and respect.

Our lawyers have developed particular expertise in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate law, dispute resolution, employment law, investment funds, intellectual property, private wealth, real estate and tax. In these practice areas, as in others, our know-how, our ability to work in cross-practice teams and to swiftly adapt to new laws and regulations allow us to provide to our clients timely and integrated legal assistance vital to the success of their business.

Building on the synergy of our different professional experiences and the richness of our diverse cultural background, we stand ready to meet our clients’ legal needs, no matter how challenging they are.

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Department Name Email Telephone
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Laurent Lazard
Banking & Financial Services Laurent Lazard
Capital Markets Laurent Lazard
Corporate and M&A Laurent Lazard
Insolvency & Restructuring Laurent Lazard
Banking & Financial Services Jean Steffen
Corporate and M&A Jean Steffen
Private Equity Jean Steffen
Banking & Financial Services Pierre-Alexandre Degehet
Capital Markets Pierre-Alexandre Degehet
Corporate and M&A Pierre-Alexandre Degehet
Startup & Fintech Pierre-Alexandre Degehet
AML Compliance Anne Morel
Data Protection & Privacy Anne Morel
Employment, Compensations & Benefits Anne Morel
Intellectual Property & General Commercial Anne Morel
Litigation Anne Morel
Arbitration Fabio Trevisan
Insolvency & Restructuring Fabio Trevisan
Litigation Fabio Trevisan
Private Wealth & Business Planning Fabio Trevisan
Real Estate & Construction Fabio Trevisan
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Linda Harroch
Corporate and M&A Linda Harroch
Insolvency & Restructuring Linda Harroch
Private Equity Linda Harroch
Real Estate & Construction Linda Harroch
Banking & Financial Services Evelyn Maher
Investment Management Evelyn Maher
Banking & Financial Services Alain Steichen
Corporate and M&A Alain Steichen
Private Equity Alain Steichen
Private Wealth & Business Planning Alain Steichen
Tax Alain Steichen
Banking & Financial Services Nuala Doyle
Bank Lending, Structured Finance & Securitisation Nuala Doyle
Capital Markets Nuala Doyle
Arbitration Laure-Helene Gaicio
Litigation Laure-Helene Gaicio
Real Estate & Construction Laure-Helene Gaicio
Corporate and M&A Christèle Pierre-Alexandre
Insolvency & Restructuring Christèle Pierre-Alexandre
Private Equity Christèle Pierre-Alexandre
Private Wealth & Business Planning Christèle Pierre-Alexandre
Private Wealth & Business Planning Gaëlle Felly
Tax Gaëlle Felly
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Béatrice Boulord  photo Mrs Béatrice Boulord Counsel
Mr Pierre-Alexandre Degehet  photo Mr Pierre-Alexandre Degehet Partner, Head of Corporate, M&A department | Head of Startup & Fintech…
Mrs Nuala Doyle  photo Mrs Nuala Doyle Partner
Mrs Gaëlle Felly  photo Mrs Gaëlle Felly Counsel
Mrs Marie-Claude Frank  photo Mrs Marie-Claude Frank Senior Counsel
Mrs Laure-Hélène Gaicio  photo Mrs Laure-Hélène Gaicio Partner
Mrs Isabel Høg-Jensen  photo Mrs Isabel Høg-Jensen Counsel
Mrs Linda Harroch  photo Mrs Linda Harroch Partner
Mrs Sabine Hinz  photo Mrs Sabine Hinz Senior Counsel
Mrs Cécile Jager  photo Mrs Cécile Jager Senior Counsel
Mrs Elisabeth Kampa  photo Mrs Elisabeth Kampa Counsel
Mr Michaël Kitai  photo Mr Michaël Kitai Counsel
Mr Laurent Lazard  photo Mr Laurent Lazard Partner, Head of the Chinese desk
Mrs Harmonie Méraud  photo Mrs Harmonie Méraud Senior Associate
Mrs Evelyn Maher  photo Mrs Evelyn Maher Partner
Mr Pol Mellina  photo Mr Pol Mellina Senior Associate
Mr Hervé Michel  photo Mr Hervé Michel Senior Counsel
Mrs Anne Morel  photo Mrs Anne Morel Partner, Head of Employment, Compensations & Benefits, Intellectual Property and General Commercial,…
Mrs Christèle Pierre-Alexandre  photo Mrs Christèle Pierre-Alexandre Partner
Mr Daniel Riedel  photo Mr Daniel Riedel Senior Associate
Mrs Audrey Risser  photo Mrs Audrey Risser Senior Associate
Mr Jean Steffen  photo Mr Jean Steffen Partner
Mr Alain Steichen  photo Mr Alain Steichen Managing Partner
Mrs Yseult Tournebize  photo Mrs Yseult Tournebize Counsel
Mr Fabio Trevisan  photo Mr Fabio Trevisan Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution department | Head of the Italian…
Mr Federico Venturini  photo Mr Federico Venturini Counsel
Mrs Elodie Vincent  photo Mrs Elodie Vincent Counsel
Number of lawyers : 70
ALCO (Luxembourg Association for Compliance Officer)
ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry)
EELA (European Employment Lawyer Association)
LBBC (Luxembourg Brazil Business Council)
IBA (International Bar Association)
ILA (Luxembourg Institute for Directors)
LPEA (Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association)
IFA (International Fiscal Association)