Ms Christel Dumont > Dentons > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

L-8070 Bertrange - Luxembourg

Work Department

Real Estate and Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practices.


Christel is a senior counsel in Dentons’ Luxembourg office and head of the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice. She is also a member of the Luxembourg Real Estate practice.
Having assisted domestic and international companies on complex and major local real estate transactions, Christel focuses on acquisitions, leasing, asset management issues, property management, building renovations, environmental matters, emphyteutic leases, mechanics’ lien claims, lessor/tenant or construction disputes, and real estate security packages.
With sound experience in European Insolvency law, Christel also focuses on workouts and turnarounds, corporate and debt restructurings, pre-insolvency issues, directors’ liability, bankruptcy proceedings, voluntary liquidations, COMI shift issues, and complex cross-border insolvencies. She has advised equity investors, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, and renowned real estate groups.
In addition, Christel has particular capabilities in assisting clients on contract law, due diligence, and drafting and negotiating numerous types of agreements (such as sale and purchase agreements, distribution agreements, lease agreements, termination agreements, employment contracts, etc.)


Senior Counsel – Dentons (2016 – present), Senior Counsel – Bonn Steichen & Partners (2015 – 2016), Partner – OPF Partners (now Dentons) (2004 – 2015), In-house Lawyer – Credit Lyonnais Luxembourg (2003 – 2004), Senior Associate – Fritsch & Grozinger (1996 – 2002), Attorney – Reding & Felten (1994 – 1996)


English, French


Luxembourg Bar, Fellow of INSOL International, INSOL Europe, IWIRC (International Women Insolvency & Restructuring Federation)


  • University of Burgundy, 1992, Post Graduate Diploma (DESS) in International Law and Contracts
  • University of Lyon III, 1991, Master’s Degree in Private Law

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Real estate and construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Christel DumontDentons

Led by Martine Gerber-LemaireDentons‘ four-strong team provides ‘very responsive, pragmatic and solution-oriented advice‘ to developers, investment funds and high-net-worth-individuals across the spectrum of real estate work relating to the retail, office and residential sectors. As well as advising on transactional work in the sector, the team has also developed a particular strength assisting both tenants and landlords on the negotiation of commercial lease terms. ‘Pragmatic, yet down-to-earth senior counsel Christel Dumont has excellent ‘knowledge of the real estate market and practices in Luxembourg