The Legal 500 – 2010

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The Legal 500 has ranked our firm again among the top law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.  The position of KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES as one of the leading firms is now confirmed in all major expertise areas.

For Banking and finance, the editorial says: “KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES has a mighty reputation for restructuring and insolvency work with Marc Kleyr having an unrivalled reputation. Headline mandates include prominent roles related to Lehman Brothers’ US chapter 11 proceedings and a key instruction connected to the Icelandic banking crisis. The firm’s work is ‘professional’ and ‘timely’, while Patrick Chantrain is noted as having ‘profound knowledge of the issue at hand’ ”.

For Corporate and M&A, we are now ranked immediately after the big four. The editorial says: “KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES has seen some increasingly impressive mandates in the restructuring, M&A and downstream private equity sectors… Marc Kleyr is one of the jurisdiction’s  pre-eminent restructuring specialists, while Patrick Chantrain and Rina Breininger provide additional expertise in M&A and private equity.“

For Dispute Resolution, we continue to be ranked among the top firms in the market and the editorial says: “Marc Kleyr is considered ‘knowledgeable’ and ‘creative’ … the firm is familiar with relevant foreign legal regimes and able to respond to urgent enquiries quickly and ‘impressively’. It is also widely recognised for its work in the contentious insolvency arena.”

For Employment, the editorial says: “As a market leader in insolvency and restructuring, KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES frequently advises on related employment issues, although the department has its own impressive standalone business”.

For Insurance, the editorial says: “KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES has an extremely healthy list of financial services and insurance clients. Name partner Rosario Grasso handles a high volume of insurance business, including deals and cases of high value.”

For Investment funds, the editorial says: “…The firm is particularly strong in the private equity sector, in which it acts for number of industry giants. It is also regularly engaged in restructuring issues for its many investment fund clients with Rina Breininger and Patrick Chantrain having strong reputations.”

For Real estate, which is a new expertise area for the Legal 500, the editorial says: “KLEYR | GRASSO | ASSOCIES has an impressive record in corporate transactional, real estate advisory and litigation work. The firm has developed well beyond its previous focus on representing local construction companies and dispute resolution.”

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