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Hogan Lovells (Luxembourg) LLP

Tax Tier 2

Benefiting from 'very good collaboration with their offices across Europe and the world', Hogan Lovells (Luxembourg) LLP excels in providing 'professional and pragmatic' advice to multinational corporates and investment funds on international tax structuring and planning matters. Team head Gérard Neiens provides 'responsive, cost-effective and efficient solutions.'

Practice head(s):

Gérard Neiens

Other key lawyers:

Jean-Philippe Monmousseau; Pierre-Luc Wolff


‘They are reactive and very professional. They care about their clients and know their files well.’

‘The team maintains close relationships with the various other Hogan Lovells offices, in an international context this is invaluable.’

‘They are open minded and nice to work with.’

‘The team answers our questions and analyses structures and options in a way that is clear and understandable.’

Gérard Neiens provides responsive, cost-effective and efficient solutions.’

‘Pierre-Luc Wolff is vary patient and adapts to endless changes.’

Key clients

ACE & Company

ACON Investments

Cheyne Capital

CNP Luxembourg

Grosvenor Capital Management

M&G Real Estate



Pantheon Ventures


Timberland Investment Resources Europe



Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Led by the 'helpful and pragmaticAlexander KochHogan Lovells (Luxembourg) LLP's seven-strong team provides a 'knowledgeable and hardworking' service to corporates and funds in relation to private equity and real estate-related mandates. The team excels at handling the Luxembourg structuring aspects of cross-border transactions and has a particularly close working relationship with the firm's London and German offices.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Koch

Other key lawyers:

Emmanuel Lamaud; Benoit Serraf


‘The team is knowledgeable, hardworking, easy to contact and easy to work with. It brings a diverse skill set to the table.’

Alexander Koch provides helpful and pragmatic advice.’

Benoit Serraf was commendably proactive.

‘Benoit Serraf is always finding solutions to any last-minute mess. He explains things in a clear way which is not always the case with lawyers.’

Key clients



Swissport (HNA group)


NII Holdings

M&G Real Estate


ACON Investments



NDT Global

Investment funds Tier 3

Able to leverage the resources available to it as a large international firm, while also remaining nimble and responsive, Hogan Lovells (Luxembourg) LLP's three-strong team provides 'solution-oriented' advice to boutique asset managers, fund promoters and the investment arms of banks/insurance companies across the full range of regulated and unregulated funds. The team is best-known for its work in the alternative investment space, with 'very astute' team head Pierre Reuter particularly accomplished at advising on real estate-related fund matters.

Practice head(s):

Pierre Reuter

Other key lawyers:

Simon Recher


Hogan Lovells has the upsides of a big law firm (reputation, network, high standards) while also showing the upsides of a small law firm (dedication to the client, humility, capacity to listen to the client’s needs and critics).’

The team has excellent legal skills and the ability to provide solution-oriented advice for the client.’

Pierre Reuter and Simon Recher have proven very astute in listening to and understanding client needs. They made themselves easily available, allowing a close relationship, including when it involved co-ordinating with one of their foreign offices.’

Key clients


Timberland Investment Resources Europe

ACE & company

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 5

Led by Pierre Reuter, the 'responsive and efficient' team at Hogan Lovells (Luxembourg) LLP handles a range of banking and capital markets work, including novel transactions such as its recent advice to the lead manager banks on a renewable energy covered bond issued by Nord/LB. Real estate finance remains a core area of focus, however, with regular instructions flowing from funds and lenders, particularly relating to German commercial property assets.

Practice head(s):

Pierre Reuter

Other key lawyers:

Ariane Mehrshahi Marks


‘We found the team responsive and efficient.’

‘It is well-organised and responsive.’

Key clients

BNP Paribas

Swissport (HNA Group)

PD Ports Group (Brookfield Infrastructure)


Deutsche Bank

Barclays Bank

PVH Corp

Volkswagen (financial services/leasing)

M&G Real Estate


Norddeutsche Landesbank – Girozentrale – / NORD/LB Luxembourg S.A. Covered Bond Bank


Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft

Edmond de Rothschild

The firm: Change is happening faster than ever, and legal challenges come from all directions. To stay ahead, organisations need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands this and works together with its clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centres around the world. With 2,500 lawyers on six continents, Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions and governments. The firm provides practical legal solutions that help clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities.

Whether a client is expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help.

The firm’s lawyers are straight-talking. They understand and solve the problem before it becomes one. And they deliver clear and practical advice that gets the job done.

A fast-changing and interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That’s what Hogan Lovells provides. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, the firm’s legal solutions are aligned with each client’s business strategy. The firm’s experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives it the market perspective to be the global partner of choice for its clients. The team at Hogan Lovells brings a diverse variety of backgrounds and experience which delivers a broader perspective. This ultimately makes for more rounded thinking and better answers for clients. Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it’s part of the firm’s core. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties.

Luxembourg office: Luxembourg stands out because of its stable yet continuously modernised legal, regulatory and tax framework. Many international corporations and technology companies choose it as their European or global headquarters. And it is the European jurisdiction of choice for financial institutions, fund sponsors and asset managers.

When clients need practical, commercially focused legal advice, they turn to Hogan Lovells in Luxembourg. Able to respond to an increasingly complex international business environment, the firm thrives on understanding your legal needs and business goals. The lawyers have multicultural and multilingual backgrounds – they speak the language of their clients. The office in Luxembourg provides integrated advice in the areas of corporate, finance, regulatory and tax. The multidisciplinary team develops innovative yet practical solutions for even the most challenging business issues. Hogan Lovells understands your business and how your industry works.

Department Name Email Telephone
Capital markets
Complex contracting
Corporate governance
Intellectual property
Investment funds
Joint ventures
Mergers and acquisitions
Private equity
Business restructuring and insolvency
Aerospace, defence and government services
Automotive and mobility
Energy and natural resources
Financial institutions
Life sciences and healthcare
Real estate
Photo Name Position Profile
 Alexander Koch photo Alexander Koch Partner
 Emmanuel Lamaud photo Emmanuel Lamaud Senior Associate
 Ariane Mehrshahi Marks  photo Ariane Mehrshahi Marks Counsel
 Jean-Philippe Monmousseau  photo Jean-Philippe Monmousseau Counsel
 Gérard Neiens  photo Gérard Neiens As the head of our Tax practice, Gérard Neiens’ focus is in…
 Simon Recher  photo Simon Recher Senior associate
 Pierre Reuter photo Pierre Reuter Office Managing Partner
 Benoit Serraf  photo Benoit Serraf Senior associate
 Pierre-Luc Wolff  photo Pierre-Luc Wolff Senior associate
Number of lawyers : 2,500+
at this address : 15+
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