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Baker McKenzie

Tax Tier 1

Baker McKenzie remains a towering force in the market for tax matters by virtue of a loyal client base, existing strong practitioners, and in November 2019, the recruitment of the 'outstandingDiogo Duarte de Oliveira from Stibbe. The team has a strong focus on international tax structuring and advisory work for corporates, funds and financial institutions, and is able to tap into the expertise of a huge expanse of tax practitioners from across the firm's global network of offices. Antonio A. Weffer excels at advising on international tax matters and is recognised by some as 'the best transfer pricing practitioner in Luxembourg'. 


Well-qualified lawyers and strong network providing value-added advice in a fast moving and challenging tax environment.

Amar Hamouche is a brilliant tax expert, who combines strong technical skills with an innate solution-oriented mindset and deep understanding of the characteristics of the market and industry of the client.

Diogo Duarte de Oliveira is very focused on the client, he provides innovative solutions supported by his deep knowledge of tax laws on cross-border transactions.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Jointly headed by Jean-François Findling and Elodie Duchêne, and able to leverage the resources of the firm's vast international network, Baker McKenzie's two-partner team provides 'tailor-made advice' to private equity, infrastructure and real estate funds on multi-jurisdictional M&A and restructuring matters.


Jean-François-Findling always makes himself available to discuss any type of request – big or small – and listen to his clients to ensure he stays close to their needs.

Associate Nicolas Clément has good communication skills, enabling him to always draw the right picture and propose the relevant options to his client.

Key clients

Sun Create Richly Group

Investment funds Tier 2

With two partners based in Luxembourg and also able to call upon the expertise of funds experts across the firm's vast global network, Baker McKenzie provides a 'good balance between local and international advice'. The team has a focus on the structuring, operational and regulatory issues associated with alternative asset classes, including private equity and real estate. Catherine Martougin and Laurent Fessmann are the main contacts.


The firm has in-depth knowledge of local laws and regulations.

The individuals in the team are completely trustworthy.

Key clients

Invesco Real Estate Management

BNP Paribas Real Estate

Black Toro Capital

Arcano Capital SGIIC, SAUSICAR

Ucap Sicav – SIF

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Baker McKenzie provides 'practical and business-minded advice' across a range of commercial property matters, both from a domestic and cross-border perspective. Jointly headed by Jean-François Findling and Jean-François Trapp, the team advises funds, developers, family offices and end-users on corporate-related real estate matters.


Practical and business-minded advice.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Jointly headed from Luxembourg by Laurent Fessmann and Jean-François Trapp and aided by an extensive international network of offices, Baker McKenzie regularly advises international corporates, funds and banks on financing transactions utilising Luxembourg structures. Particular areas of strength include real estate, acquisition finance and securitisation transactions.

Key clients

Invesco Real Estate

ING Bank

Macquarie Atlas Roads

CPI Property Group

Kraton Corporation


Cosmo Pharmaceuticals


Weser Funding

Ideal Standard

Bavarian Sky

Cabot Financial

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Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Amaury-Maxence Bagot  photo Mr Amaury-Maxence Bagot
 Ali Bouhrara  photo Ali Bouhrara
Mr Christoph Dahlgrün  photo Mr Christoph Dahlgrün
 Diogo Duarte de Oliveira  photo Diogo Duarte de Oliveira
Ms Elodie Duchêne  photo Ms Elodie Duchêne
 Annie Elfassi  photo Annie Elfassi
Ms Yolanda Escamez  photo Ms Yolanda Escamez
Mr Laurent Fessmann  photo Mr Laurent Fessmann
Mr Jean-François Findling  photo Mr Jean-François Findling
Ms Hélène Grandmaire  photo Ms Hélène Grandmaire
Mr Amar Hamouche  photo Mr Amar Hamouche
Mr Gilles Heckel  photo Mr Gilles Heckel
Ms Catherine Martougin  photo Ms Catherine Martougin
Mr Julien Schraub  photo Mr Julien Schraub
Mr Jean-François Trapp  photo Mr Jean-François Trapp
Mr Antonio A. Weffer  photo Mr Antonio A. Weffer