MOLITOR Avocats is a law firm based in Luxembourg that was established in 1996.
Focusses / specialisms
The banking and finance team regularly assists corporate borrowers and institutional lenders in cross-border and domestic financing transactions. Its lending work capabilities include, but are not limited to, real estate finance, fund finance and leveraged buyouts.
The firm is also strong in financial services regulatory work and advises on various types of regulatory matters (MiFID II, CRD IV, AML, fintech advice, etc.), often in the context of less common transactions in Luxembourg.
The firm’s M&A team advises on mergers and acquisitions primarily in private markets, as well as a range of other corporate transactions.
The firm is active in restructuring and insolvency, and often assists on complex debt restructuring mandates.
Research period review: 31st edition (2020/2021)
In banking the firm was involved in real estate financings and refinancing work. The firm was also active in advising clients on regulatory matters in Luxembourg including MiFID II.
In M&A the firm worked on several acquisitions and investments, including several large transactions for foreign clients.
The firm was also visible in the restructuring and insolvency space where it advised both creditors and borrowers on often cross-border deals.
Partner Armel Waisse and counsel Laurent Henneresse joined the firm during the research period.
Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/21)
Bank lending : Lender side
"The attorneys were incredibly knowledgeable and sophisticated, and responsive at each turn."
"The firm was very professional, their advice was clear and comprehensible. "
"The legal assessment and advice given by the firm was very clear and straightforward. The answers to the question were clear and precise."
"She was very professional and provided clear advice in a form that even a non-lawyer client can easily understand."
"The advice given by her is clear and understandable even for the client who is not a lawyer."
"Laurent was incredibly knowledgeable, practical and friendly."
"Professional work. Responsiveness."