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 and co-heads the Luxembourg Restructuring Team. 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 years in the Foreign Law Faculty and continues to be involved in both the University and our firm's education programmes. 

What others say about Michael

Legal 500: The 'calm and considered' Michael Scott excels in 'articulating complicated issues and finding commercial solutions' for clients, including for funds as creditors, in the context of major international restructuring matters. 

'Michael Scott’s ability to break down a problem, manage transactions, articulate complicated issues and find commercial solutions is truly stand-out. He is a pleasure to deal with, always approachable, calm and considered and a truly great member of any deal team.’ (2021)


  • 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: [email protected]


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