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The Legal 500 EMEA - 2018

Firm Rankings

Rankings 1
Tax
Rankings 2
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Employment
Investment Funds
Private Equity
Tax
Rankings 3
Corporate, M&A
Rankings Recognized Practitioner
Dispute Resolution
Tax

Led by the ‘excellent’ Alain Steichen ,Bonn Steichen & Partners excels in handling the tax structuring elements of major M&A and capital markets transactions for private equity and financial institution clients.

Team head Fabio Trevisan is ‘excellent at handling difficult litigation’ and ‘knows how to implement the correct strategy to win the case’. Trevisan has notable expertise securing the enforcement of judgments. Anne Morel is recommended for employment litigation.

Laurent Lazard has an excellent reputation for advising on automobile securitisations; Jean Steffen is noted for his IPO expertise; and Evelyn Maher is well versed in equity capital markets transactions and regulatory matters.

Bonn Steichen & Partners has an excellent perspective on drafting transactions in such a way as to avoid potential future problems. The corporate and M&A team headed by Pierre-Alexandre Degehet is well versed in advising on corporate governance issues including those relating to shareholders’ rights.

Employment practice team head Anne Morel handles a range of individual and collective employment issues from a contentious and non-contentious perspective and has recently been particularly active advising on data protection issues.

Led by Luc Courtois, Bonn Steichen & Partners advises managers and promoters on fund formation, ongoing operational issues and investment activity. Evelyn Maher is also recommended.

Linda Harroch, Head of the Private Equity department, regularly handles acquisition and exit work for Advent International. Jean Steffen is also recommended.

Chambers Global 2018

Firm Rankings

Rankings 2
Corporate, M&A
Rankings 3
Capital Markets
Investment Funds

Ranked Lawyers

Ranked Lawyers 2
Ranked Lawyers 3

One interviewee comments: "Laurent is responsive and he provides high-quality, market-leading advice."

Clients appreciate Pierre-Alexandre Degehet expertise and attentiveness, saying: "He demonstrates integrative knowledge, availability and good co-ordination with all parties.”

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet has a "good reputation" in the Luxembourg M&A market, according to peers

One client notes: “Courtois makes complex matters easy and is very efficient at finding structural solutions.”

Who's Who Legal - 2017 edition

Ranked Lawyers

Ranked Lawyers 1
Capital Markets
Employment, Compensations & Benefits
Employment, Compensations & Benefits

The “excellent” Laurent Lazard is a longstanding name in the field and possesses over 25 years of experience in the capital markets space.

Anne Morel is recognised for her experience in high-stakes employment cases and her litigation prowess.

The “excellent” Fabio Trevisan is recommended for his considerable experience obtaining and enforcing freezing orders to recover assets.

The Legal 500 EMEA - 2017

Firm Rankings

Rankings 1
Tax
Rankings 2
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate, M&A
Dispute Resolution
Employment
Investment Funds
Private Equity
Real Estate

Led by the ‘excellent’ Alain Steichen, Bonn Steichen & Partners is particularly strong at advising foreign clients on the tax implications and structuring issues surrounding the transactions they make.

Bonn Steichen & Partners has a strong pedigree across a range of debt and equity capital markets transactions.

Aided by a market-leading tax team, Bonn Steichen & Partners provides a ‘very responsive’ service that covers a range of M&A and restructuring mandates. Team head Pierre-Alexandre Degehet recently assisted a bank on the internal restructuring of its Luxembourg private bank prior to its sale.

Headed by Fabio Trevisan, who attracts praise for his ‘great experience dealing with international clients’, and recently strengthened by the arrival of corporate litigator Hervé Michel, Bonn Steichen & Partners is handling a wide array of corporate and commercial disputes.

At Bonn Steichen & Partners, team head Anne Morel handles contentious and non-contentious matters ranging from day-to-day employment documentation to complex multi-jurisdictional issues including cross-border restructuring schemes.

Led by the ‘excellent’ Luc Courtois, Bonn Steichen & Partners is recognised as a ‘very reputable firm in the funds industry with solid links to the regulator’. Evelyn Maher is also recommended for her work on behalf of international clients on the structuring and establishment of alternative investment funds.

Led by Linda Harroch, Bonn Steichen & Partners’ multidisciplinary team is ‘very strong on structuring and has top class experience in making and divesting investments’ for private equity firms including Apax and Advent. Jean Steffen is also recommended.

Bonn Steichen & Partners handles a range of real estate matters spanning acquisitions and disposals to leases, restructurings, the structuring of funds and financings

Chambers Europe 2017

Firm Rankings

Rankings 2
Banking & Finance
Corporate, M&A
Dispute Resolution
Tax
Rankings 3
Capital Markets
Employment
Investment Funds
Private Equity

Clients highlight the "experience of the partners" as a key strength of the firm.

The team is "really responsive and always available".

"They are knowledgeable, responsive and competitive in terms of pricing."

"The team are very dynamic, well organised, and each partner has sufficient expertise."

"The lawyers know their job, are very available and understand the client's situation."

"They are precise and specific. They take into account the business requirements when providing legal advice."

"The firm has an excellent reputation within the Luxembourg market, owing to its flexibility and client-driven approach."

"Bonn Steichen & Partners are very good. With respect to advising on structures, they know what they are doing and play that role very well."

Ranked Lawyers

Ranked Lawyers 1
Ranked Lawyers 2
Ranked Lawyers 3
Banking, Financial Services
Ranked Lawyers Up and Coming
Investment Management

Laurent Lazard is commended by clients for being "very astute" and "very reliable."

Pierre-Alexandre Degehet is praised for his "strong reactivity and comprehension of structuring deals" as well as his "excellent experience with true sale receivables and corporate structures."

According to clients, Fabio Trevisan has an "in-depth knowledge of complex transactions, a large degree of commercial awareness, a great network and is an excellent sparring partner."

Clients praise Anne Morel for her "response time and quality of advice."

Sources praise Luc Courtois for being "friendly and client-driven" and appreciate his "solid relationship with the regulator."

Head of department Linda Harroch is claimed as: "She's very good with clients, very professional in dealing with the other side and a pleasure to work with."

Alain Steichen is widely praised by his clients as "one of the leading tax lawyers in Luxembourg. He is very smart, commercial and understands complex issues very well."