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About us

When active on the Luxembourg market, you need cross-border expertise in a wide range of sectors. Our specialists in Luxembourg are recognised for their in-depth knowledge and unique approach, integrating tax and legal advice.

A unique ap­proach

Tax and law are heavily intertwined. That is why we integrate these fields of expertise as much as needed. It results into high-end, extremely efficient solutions for our clients. As an independent full service law firm we assist multinationals, SME’s, entrepreneurs and private clients internationally and locally. We offer our clients integrated tax and legal solutions. Our clients inspire us. And that makes the difference.

In­ter­na­tional fo­cus

With four home markets – Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland – and a network of offices in key financial centres around the world, we have a strong international focus. Worldwide, we have over 1,500 employees, including around 940 legal and tax experts. In Luxembourg, Loyens & Loeff counts approximately 130 professionals. That is why we can offer innovative solutions for national and international clients.

Our local practice

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg handles all matters relating to corporate and commercial law, real estate, investment funds, private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, banking and financial law, and tax law. Our office mainly services large and medium-sized corporate clients, banks and other financial institutions and investment funds, operating internationally. It concentrates on all corporate and tax law aspects of international structures, financial products, holding and financing structures and corporate reorganisations. The office also has a strong reputation in tax rulings, tax litigation, and Luxembourg-related legal and tax opinions.

Our management

Loyens & Loeff operates in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg exclusively under the name Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg S.à r.l. (hereinafter: L&LL). The managers (gérants) of L&LL are Véronique Hoffeld and Marc Meyers.

All relevant details on our Luxembourg Partners can be found in this document.


What others say...

Chambers Europe 2020

Chambers & Partners Europe

We maintain our top ranking position as a leading business law firm. We value our clients feedback, who praise our Luxembourg Banking & Finance team for being “really responsive, result-driven and pragmatic." and also "very cautious and thoughtful."; highlight our Capital Markets team with "extensive knowledge and excellent combination of legal and business awareness."; praise the responsive, commercial approach, client-centric approach and the ability to meet deadlines and their availability of our Corporate M&A department; laud the "real commercial understanding""speed of responsiveness and business-orientated approach." of our Dispute Resolution team; describe our Investment Management as a "go-to Luxembourg firm for fund structuring, regulation, fund financing and hedging." and enjoy the Tax team's "perfect knowledge of Luxembourg's tax landscape." Clients also note the firm's "clear view of international tax planning and corporate issues around different EU countries," adding: "They understand the practical aspects of tax law, collaborate well with other advisors and keep ahead of the project." (2020)

International Tax Review

The firm's peerless capabilities for handling international tax work are often picked out by clients. One says: "Fast and sound advice; good understanding of the business." Another notes that "Loyens is a well-known law firm and its professionals are client oriented, experienced and knowledgeable. Definitely a very good choice of a tax law firm in Luxembourg and in the Netherlands." Another client notes: "Outstanding – very responsive and creative and great value for money." (2020)

 

Legal 500

We have long been recognised as a leading international law firm by Legal 500. We owe this recognition to the positive feedback given by our clients, who praise the Real Estate team to provide overarching expertise across the spectrum of real estate matters, including as it relates to investment, management, development, taxation and regulatory matters ; appreciate that our cross-practice Private Equity team has “excellent credibility among a plethora of leading sponsors, including Bain Capital and Blackstone”; value our Investment Management department for maintaining a significant offering in the alternative investment funds space and reconfiguring its team to provide a multi-disciplinary approach which draws upon fund formation, regulatory, finance and tax experts.; highlight our Dispute Resolution team for being "well co-ordinated and approachable" and by providing "a quality of service, a diligence in replies and an attention to the client’s needs that is rarely matched"; underline the Corporate and M&A practice for its close work with the firm's market-leading tax group, the team provides a "strong service" to corporates and funds across a range of work, including on restructurings, joint venture structuring and M&A matters; and recognise our Banking & Finance team for leveraging the firm's "very strong private equity ties"(…) Loyens & Loeff is well placed to provide "solution-oriented advice", which is conversant with market norms on both the borrower and lender side. "The team provides out of the box thinking and really goes the extra mile." (2020)


Our History

1991
25 Jul 25 July 1991

Establishment of Loyens & Volkmaars

Our firm established its office in Luxembourg as a tax advisory firm only.

2003
11 Mar 11 March 2003

Establishment of Loyens Winandy

New partnership between Loyens Advocaten-Avocats and Jean-Pierre Winandy to establish a stronger law firm in Luxembourg.

2005
01 Jan 01 January 2005

Integration of Loyens & Loeff tax practice into Loyens Winandy

Loyens & Loeff and Loyens Winandy combine their tax practices to provide a larger range of services.

2008
04 Feb 04 February 2008

Name change into Loyens & Loeff

Loyens Winandy is renamed Loyens & Loeff. Its integrated law and tax advisory practice is also reinforced by the arrival of several high quality experts from the Luxembourg market.

2013
15 Jan 15 January 2013

Legal status change into S.à r.l.

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg becomes a société à responsabilité limitée. Its new denomination is Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg S.à r.l.

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