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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...

Band 1 rankings in Chambers Europe 2019

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 its “understanding of their clients business needs, availability and passion for the profession”; appreciate that our Capital Markets team “wants to do the best for their client”; highlight the “solution-oriented approach and excellent standard of work” of our Corporate M&A department; laud the "real commercial understanding" of our Dispute Resolution team; recommend our Investment Management practice group for its "experience, responsiveness, accessibility and commitment to timelines"; and enjoy working with our “flexible, available and proactive” Tax and Real Estate teams.

Top rankings in International Tax Review

For many years now, our firm has been acknowledged by International Tax Review with a top ranking in all of our home markets. In the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium, Loyens & Loeff is ranked Tier 1, which demonstrates we are highly praised by clients and peers. Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg “offers clients the full range of services, including advance tax rulings, compliance, transfer pricing and VAT. The tax practice focuses on areas including corporate tax, IP rights, holding structures, investment platforms and corporate reorganisations.” In addition to our top ranking, several of our female tax practitioners are ranked in the Women in Tax Leaders Guide.

Top scores in the 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 “comprehensive Luxembourg tax law experience” of our “pragmatic, technical and knowledgeable” Tax partners; recommend the “client-oriented” approach of our multi-disciplinary Real Estate team; appreciate that our cross-practice Private Equity team has “a great overview of the market”; value the “deep market and regulatory knowledge” of our Investment Management department; highlight our Employment team’s “ability to act as a true business partner”; like working with our “responsive and knowledgeableDispute Resolution team; underline the “real focus on the end product” provided by our Corporate and M&A team; and praise our “commercially aware and pragmaticBanking & Finance team.

Our History

25 Jul 25 July 1991

Establishment of Loyens & Volkmaars

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

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.

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.

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.

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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