Michael Scott
Partner - Attorney at law / Solicitor / Avocat à la Cour

Michael Scott

Michael Scott, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings. He mainly advises US and UK based clients investing through Luxembourg to European or other target jurisdictions.

About Michael Scott

Michael is a partner specialising in private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings.  His practice has a particular focus on US and UK based clients (private equity firms and multinationals). Michael is dual qualified in both England & Wales (Solicitor) and Luxembourg (Avocat à la Cour).

Michael lectured at the University of Trier, Germany for six year period in the Foreign Law Faculty and continues to be involved in both the University and firm education programmes. He has further contributed to the Luxembourg Law chapters of various international publications.

What others say about Michael

Legal 500: The "smart, calm and diligent" Michael Scott has an excellent reputation among US and UK-based private equity sponsors. "Michael is a real star." (2020)

Michael Scott is also recommended for private equity M&A work, as well as distressed debt restructurings. (2020)


  • Luxembourg Bar, 2009
  • Solicitor of England & Wales, 2008
  • Attorney of the High Court and Notary Public (South Africa), 2005


  • Notary Public Qualification Examinations South Africa, 2005
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) - University of Johannesburg, 2002
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) - Economics and Business Management - University of Johannesburg, 2000


  • English

T: +352 466 230 294
M: +352 691 963 026
E: michael.scott@loyensloeff.com