The Luxembourg law firm Collin Marechal («CM Law») was created by Mr. Raphael Collin and Mr. Benoit Marechal in October 2014 and provides legal as well as tax services and advice to its reputable international and Luxembourg clients in various legal areas such as corporate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, commercial law, labour law, employment law, immigration, litigation, finance and tax.
Collin Marechal is the perfect union and combination of the business law specially contributed by Mr. Raphael Collin and of the labour and litigation laws specially contributed by Mr. Benoit Marechal, hence offering their clients a complete comprehensive expertise on their matters. CM Law firm is an alternative to the leading firms in Luxembourg.
Raphael Collin advises clients mainly on issues relating to mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions and group reorganizations and has extensive experience in real estate. He routinely works with private equity funds on structuring their investments and the setting-up of the joint ventures concerning both local and foreign companies (regulated or not) and assists domestic and foreign clients (regulated or not) on their real estate investments and transactions (asset and share deals) and the related financing. He regularly leads a number of various deals from a transactional standpoint.
Benoit Marechal advises both local and foreign clients notably on issues relating to urban planning, litigation, administrative and real estate law. He also assists clients to navigate the intricacies of general employment matters, drawing on sound knowledge of local regulations as well as EU law. He also developed a recognized expertise for all immigration issues related to EU and non EU expatriates.
Martin has substantial experience (more than 12 years) in bank lending, real estate finance, project and acquisition finance, structured finance, securitisation, capital markets, bank regulation, financial services, insolvency, liquidation, restructuring, as well as in corporate and commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions.
Advising both lenders and borrowers on senior, mezzanine, subordinated and syndicated loan financing transactions, including the implementation of the appropriate security package and the issue of all types of legal opinions.
Alberto Morpurgo has enlarged his international and cross border tax expertise from the corporate market, including SME, to the financial one, mainly advising on banking, asset management and insurance groups, as well as to the wealth management including tax advisory and tax compliance.
Collin Marechal has promoted this year Mrs. Catherine Graff as partner of the company. Catherine joined Collin Marechal employment practice in December 2016 after more than 15 years of experience with local and international top tier law firm.
She worked during several years as a lawyer in the Employment team as well as in the Banking and Finance team in another law firm thanks to her breath of expertise in this practice. Thanks to the experience gained in various practice areas, she enjoys being involved in multidisciplinary files for which her versatile profile is definitely an asset.