Chambers Europe 2012

Back to rankings

For Dispute Resolution, our firm is again ranked among the top 8 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.  The editorial says: “The dispute resolution practice at this medium-sized Luxembourg firm continues to develop its robust reputation, with sources singling out the team’s restructuring and insolvency litigation as a notable strength. It also maintains a high volume of work in a range of other disputes, covering real estate, employment and insurance litigation. Clients are quick to praise both the availability of the partners and the breadth and depth of the team’s knowledge. “The team is responsive and available and has outstanding knowledge of different European legal systems.” “If you want tailor-made advice, Kleyr Grasso is where you go.”

Marc Kleyr rises to the top tier this year in acknowledgement of the praise and recognition he receives from all sources. Clients praise him as “an intelligent, target-oriented and meticulous lawyer. He identifies the substantive issues in a speedy and impressive manner and can build up a strategy that anticipates the other side’s moves months in advance.””

For Employment, our firm is now ranked among the top 8 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.

The editorial says that “the team impresses clients with its full-service offering, which includes knowledge of employee share schemes, social plans and redundancy issues. It capitalises on the firm’s excellent restructuring and insolvency practice to win some significant instructions in the area. The team also offers day-to-day employment advice to many of the firm’s corporate clients.

Clients agree that Christian Jungers is “a charming person and an absolutely fantastic lawyer. We are always delighted with his knowledge and support.” He is the lead employment partner and is credited with building up a strong employment practice since joining the firm in 2010.””

For Real Estate, our firm is ranked among the top 9 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says:” This compact but highly capable team has established a firm position in the Luxembourg real estate market. With two partners dedicated to the area and a wealth of expertise to call on within the firm, the group is able to advise on a comprehensive range of property issues. The practice assists public institutions, local developers and real estate funds on matters including construction, public procurement, property finance and fund structuring. The team is extremely reactive, has extensive knowledge of the area and always does the job very well.

Yasmine Poos is recognised for her real estate litigation work. Clients are effusive in their praise, saying: “She knows everything and can answer any question.””

For Corporate/Commercial, our firm is ranked among the top 11 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says: “This independent firm is better known for its litigation practice, but also provides advice on corporate matters, including corporate governance, M&A and private equity work. The firm’s expertise in contentious matters attracts mandates on complex corporate litigation, and its outstanding reputation in restructuring and insolvency has enabled it to weather the recession well.”

According to clients, Patrick Chantrain is “just fabulous. He is incredibly knowledgeable in a range of diverse issues and takes a very commercial approach to things.” He co-heads the department and advises on M&A, private equity and general corporate matters. Managing partner Marc Kleyr is widely acknowledged to be one of the leading corporate restructuring and insolvency practitioners, and also focuses on corporate and shareholder litigation.”

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