Business litigation – focus on banking and insurance
The firm’s traditional focus is on business litigation and dispute resolution, in particular in banking, finance and insurance. Its pairs recognize the longstanding expertise and excellence of the firm in this area. Partner Franz Schiltz, who coordinates the firm’s work, is regularly named as one of Luxembourg’s top litigators. The client base of the firm includes major banks, financial institutions and insurance companies.
M&A and Corporate
The firm has developed over the last twenty years a strong practice in M&A and Finance as well as corporate law. It advises both national and international companies and organizations in those areas. Its focus as a boutique law firm is on pragmatism. Its interventions are always solution oriented. Laurence Frising is the partner in charge.
The team is a regular advisor on large development projects in Luxembourg representing major institutions and developers. It also acts as an advisor on real estate financing. The firm was involved over the last decades in a very substantial number of landmark projects in Luxembourg; it continues to be. Franz Schiltz is the contact partner.
Fraud and insolvency
Schiltz & Schiltz have been and continue to be leading advisors in the most prominent international fraud and insolvency matters in Luxembourg. Current and former assignments include Banco Ambrosiano, BCCI (the world’s largest banking failure pre-2008), Madoff and Rioforte/Espirito Santo. Franz Schiltz is the contact partner.
Labour law and administrative law
The firm is a recognized actor in labour law and administrative law. The department is headed by Anne Ferry who has developed a strong practice in these areas over the years. The team is in particular advising clients on major real estate projects. It also serves as the lead advisor in a number of high profile restructurings (social plans). It regularly appears in high profile cases in front of Luxembourg’s administrative Courts.