Thierry Lohest
Partner - Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour

Thierry Lohest

Thierry Lohest, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital markets and restructurings for multinationals.

About Thierry Lohest

Thierry has more than 25 years of experience in M&A, corporate finance, capital markets and restructurings. He divides his time between our Hong Kong and Luxembourg offices. Thierry is a member of the Region Team Asia-Pacific. He teaches international business law at the Luxembourg School of Business.

What others say about Thierry

Chambers Global: Thierry Lohest is recognised as Foreign Expert for China. He "is noted for advising Chinese clients, including start-ups, on cross-border transactions from his base in Luxembourg. He lately assisted Naked Hub with its USD400 million sale to WeWork.'' (2020)

Legal 500: "Thierry Lohest recently advised JC Flowers on its sale of Luxembourg-based life insurance company OneLife to APICIL Group." 

"Thierry Lohest has a 'great overview of the market' and is regularly involved in the most significant private equity-related M&A transactions handled by the firm, including his recent work for KKR portfolio company, Selecta Group, on its acquisition of Pelican Rouge Group."


  • Brussels Bar, 1991
  • Luxembourg Bar, 2008
  • Registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong, 2011


  • Law degree (Licence en droit), Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Baccalaureat en philosophie), Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
  • LL.M., Duke University (Durham, North Carolina, USA)


  • French
  • English
  • Dutch

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