Chambers Europe 2011

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For Dispute Resolution, we are again ranked as one of the top 8 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says:

“Dispute resolution is a core area of activity for this firm, and its contentious expertise stretches across many sectors. It is best known for its particular experience in restructuring and insolvency and has handled a number of major cases in this area in recent months. Examples of its work include advising on litigation resulting from bank liquidations and assisting private equity houses with the enforcement of their rights as mezzanine lenders. The team also acted on major liability cases resulting from the Madoff fraud. Further sources of disputes work are the insurance and construction industries, as well as criminal defence matters.

Marc Kleyr is renowned for his skill in the field of restructuring and insolvency. He is highly experienced in liquidations and resulting litigation, and he advises a wide range of corporate clients on shareholder disputes.”

For Real Estate, we continue to be ranked as one of the top 9 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says:
“This practice has a strong presence on the local real estate market, counting many developers,
construction companies and investors amongst its clients. It has recently acted on the purchase of
major office properties and advised leading constructors on retail and leisure developments. It is highly experienced in relevant litigation, notably assisting with a number of disputes over public procurement contracts. The firm’s expertise in restructuring and insolvency has also been of great assistance when working on the reorganisation and refinancing of transactions. Patrick Chantrain is the firm’s leading figure for corporate real estate matters.”

For Employment, The editorial says that our new Partner Christian Jungers is highly regarded for his work on individual and collective dismissals and is valued by clients for “his ability to apply his legal knowledge in a pragmatic manner.’’ He is mentioned as one of the 9 leading lawyers for social & employment in the Luxembourg legal market.

For Corporate/Commercial, we are again ranked as one of the top 10 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says:
“This firm has increasing transactional activity to complement its traditional strength in contentious
matters. The team combines particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency with a more general
corporate capability in other matters. It has an international clientele including BlackRock and GSO
Capital Partners, and it acts for public Luxembourg institutions including the Office du Ducroire and
SNCI. Sources say: “A dynamic team that is highly active on the domestic market.”
Managing partner Marc Kleyr is highly respected for his restructuring and insolvency work, as well as
his skill in corporate litigation. His experience of large-scale corporate reorganisations has proved
highly valuable in recent months. He is supported in this work by Patrick Chantrain, who has a wide
practice also encompassing financing, transactional and private equity matters.”

For Banking & Finance, we are ranked as one of the top 12 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market The editorial says:
“This firm continues to attract a high level of instructions resulting directly from the difficulties facing the banking sector. It is renowned for its strength in restructuring and insolvency and has advised a variety of financial institutions and corporate clients on these issues. It recently assisted Wind Hellas Telecommunications with its EUR1.8 billion debt restructuring and acts for a number of lenders with respect to defaults on major loans. Its regular clientele in this field includes international organisations such as BlackRock and American Axle & Manufacturing.
Patrick Chantrain and Rina Breininger are the key contacts for a range of corporate finance matters.
Managing partner Marc Kleyr is a highly experienced restructuring and insolvency practitioner.”

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