Located in the heart of one of the world’s main financial centers, DSM Avocats à la Cour provides its national and international clientele multilingual services suited to Luxembourg’s current environment. DSM’s lawyers are recognized experts in numerous legal practice areas such as corporate, M&A, tax law, private equity and real estate, the funds industry, labour law as well as dispute resolution. Our teams are international and multicultural, combining their skills to provide bespoke services to our clients.
Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions
DSM Avocats à la Cour is an independent firm considered to be an excellent alternative to larger international firms for corporate, commercial, and M&A work in Luxembourg. Many clients and foreign law firms referring work to us on behalf of their clients are of the opinion that DSM is a mid-sized firm delivering top quality work able to handle sophisticated transactions. Our corporate and M&A team is regularly called upon to assist in domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional matters and advises on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, public and private tenders, mergers and divisions, share and asset deals, joint ventures, liquidations, corporate governance and compliance, managerial and other governing body liability as well as corporate finance.
Private Equity & Real Estate
DSM understands the big picture and gives clients the benefit of its technical expertise at every stage of the process. Our team advises and represents clients on and with respect to the full range of real estate law matters, including: financing, setting up of the corporate structure (regulated funds and non-regulated funds, SPVs), acquisition or divestment of real estate property, including asset deals and share deals; urban zoning and planning, including general and specific development plans, construction permits, as well as permits by specific competent authorities; drafting and negotiation of commercial, office and residential lease agreements; drafting and negotiation of surface rights and emphyteutic leases; issues linked to condominiums and drafting of condominium rules; public procurement and competition; and civil, commercial, tax and administrative disputes over all issues linked to real estate.
Restructuring & Insolvency
DSM advises a variety of clients in bankruptcy and insolvency cases, both in the bankruptcy courts and in out-of-court restructurings. Our specialists also advise on company management, insolvency administrators, guarantors and creditors in any phase of a bankruptcy or insolvency.
Our team assists clients in: English, French, German, Italian, Luxembourgish and Spanish.