Chambers Europe 2014

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In its 2014 edition, our firm is again ranked among the top law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.

In Employment, our firm is ranked among the top 4 law firms (tier one) in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says: “Top-level employment law presence across a broad range of sectors, with clients including institutional investors, electronics companies, state entities and advisory firms. Assists high-profile clients with collective bargaining agreements, employee terminations and union negotiations, alongside impressive dispute resolution capabilities.”
Quotes from clients:
“We particularly like the availability of the lawyers, their understanding of the local market and their pragmatic advice. The whole team is friendly and approachable, which makes the collaboration very pleasant.”
“The team provides excellent, quick advice, and is very proactive.”
In the individual rankings, the editorial says: “Christian Jungers often acts on complex employment cases, such as assisting international banking client Mitsubishi UFJ Global Custody with several employee termination matters. Sources praise “his expertise, his understanding of the market and his ability to put things in context.”

Within Dispute Resolution, we are now ranked among the top 5 law firms (tier one) in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says: “Top-tier dispute resolution practice, advising on corporate, commercial, administrative, civil, real estate, employment and criminal law. Also represents clients in local or international arbitration. Clients praise its ability to handle cross-border mandates.”
Quote from a client: Very happy with the advice we received, which saved us time and money. The lawyers quickly identify solutions and take a very commercial approach.”
Three lawyers are mentioned in the individual rankings:
For Marc Kleyr who is individually ranked as one of the top 6 Luxembourg litigation lawyers, the editorial says that he impresses clients, who describe him as “succinct, thorough, thoughtful and pragmatic”. He has particular knowledge of corporate and shareholders’ litigation as well as insolvency-related litigation.
Rosario Grasso is best known for his criminal litigation practice. Particular areas of focus include anti-corruption, compliance and anti-money laundering legislation and insurance.
Donata Grasso recently joined Kleyr Grasso from Allen & Overy. She is described as an “up-and-coming lawyer” who is “increasingly visible in the market”.

In Banking & Finance, our firm is ranked among the top 6 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. The editorial says: “Broad-ranging practice covering asset finance, project finance, real estate finance, bank lending and regulatory matters”. Also highly recommended for banking and leasing litigation.
In the individual rankings, the editorial says:
Patrick Chantrain recently assisted Corestate Capital with the acquisition of a commercial real estate portfolio in Germany, all leased directly or indirectly to Deutsche Telekom.”

Real Estate – our firm continues to be ranked in the top 8 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. About our firm, the editorial says that it “Regularly advises on public procurement matters with significant property elements, alongside an established presence with private real estate investors. Represents a range of parties in contentious real estate cases.”
Quote from a client: “This firm offers a truly full-service approach. I was pleased with the level of engagement, the quality of the work and the speed of communication from the team.”
In the individual rankings, the editorial says: “Clients recommend François Collot for his “strong expertise across the full scope of transactional, advisory and litigation cases in the real estate sector.” He brings his “proactive and reliable” approach to a range of matters in the Luxembourg market, with significant experience in construction-related litigation.”

Corporate/Commercial – our firm continues to be ranked in the top 10 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market. About our firm, the editorial says that it “Advises domestic and international clients, with a particular emphasis on corporate litigation and shareholder disputes. Leading expertise in corporate restructuring.”
In Corporate/Commercial, 3 of our partners are individually ranked:
Sources describe partner Marc Kleyr as a “brilliant commercial adviser and litigator.” He has a strong restructuring and insolvency practice, and is often sought for high-profile corporate disputes.
According to an impressed interviewee, Jean-Paul Spang “is a key individual in the market, and among the best technical lawyers in Luxembourg.” He recently joined the firm from Linklaters.
Patrick Chantrain has considerable experience in M&A, company structuring and board advisory issues, and regularly handles significant private equity deals.

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