Catherine Pogorzelski

DLA Piper Luxembourg - Luxembourg

Country Managing Partner


+352 26 29 04 2053

Highly regarded

Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Investment funds

Catherine Pogorzelski advises fund managers and investors on the structuring and formation of and investment into alternative investment funds, particularly within the private equity, real estate and debt funds sectors.

  • Advising one of the largest insurance companies in the world on the structuring, setting up and launching of a cross-border real estate fund platform focusing on the Asian market and organized as a special limited partnership (SLP) qualifying as reserved alternative investment fund (RAIF).
  • Advising a leading US asset manager on the structuring, implementing and launching of a Luxembourg multi-compartment and multi-strategy alternative investment fund platform, organized as a special limited partnership (SLP) qualifying as reserved alternative investment fund (RAIF), aiming to serve as European distribution platform with each compartment investing in parallel with US investment funds.
  • Advising the first ever Luxembourg-based European Venture Capital Funds Manager under the EuVECA label, on the structuring, regulatory application, launching and fund raising of a venture capital fund organised as a special limited partnership whose investment strategy is to invest in the fastest growing digital-native companies, predominately in Europe, who have the most likelihood of becoming a next-generation industry category champions.

  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Real estate funds

  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Real estate

  • Avocat à la Cour registered with the Barreau de Luxembourg (List I)

  • Founding member and member of the board of directors of Dress For Success Luxembourg
  • Catherine is an active member of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA)
  • Active member of the Ladies in Law Luxembourg Association (LILLA)

  • Luxembourg Bar School (cours complémentaires), University of Luxembourg, 2005
  • Université de Nancy (France), Master 's Degree in Business Law, 2004