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Clifford Chance

Work Department

Banking & Finance


Steve Jacoby co-heads the Luxembourg Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice and handles acquisition finance, bank lending, securitisation, capital markets, regulatory, derivatives, general banking law (including litigation), corporate law and insolvency matters. Steve is an associate lecturer (Chargé de Cours Associé) at the University of Luxembourg and a lecturer at the Luxembourg Bar School in banking, finance and capital markets law. He is a regular contributor to legal journals and a member of various advisory committees on financial law questions within Luxembourg public institutions and professional organisations.


University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne (Maîtrise en droit international des affaires) 1994
Cambridge University (LL.M. Cantab. hons.) 1995
Admitted as an avocat in Luxembourg 1996
Admitted as an avocat à la Cour in Luxembourg 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

Steve JacobyClifford Chance

Jointly headed by ‘elder statesman‘ Steve Jacoby and Marc MehlenClifford Chance‘s four-partner team provides ‘outstanding legal advice‘ to a balanced roster of banks, funds and corporates across the gamut of cross-border and domestic financings. Able to leverage the firm’s international network, clients benefit from a ‘very cohesive service‘, which provides ‘uniformly strong advice‘, from both a transactional and regulatory perspective. Jacoby has been at the forefront of the office’s fintech initiatives, and alongside the ‘proactive and solution-oriented‘ Martin Wurth has also been central to the firm’s growing reputation for lenders and borrowers within the fund financing space.