Chambers Europe 2022

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Chambers Europe 2022

In its 2022 edition, Chambers Europe is again ranking our firm in the leading Luxembourg firms. Our lawyers are also individually ranked in several practice areas.


Within Dispute Resolution, we are ranked Band 1 among the top 4 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.

Marc Kleyr is individually ranked in Band 1, Donata Grasso in Band 2, as well as Pascal Sassel in Band 3.

What the team is known for

Kleyr Grasso is a pre-eminent firm, well known in the market for its focus on high-profile dispute resolution, including arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of arbitral awards. It represents both public and private entities hailing from the energy, private equity and engineering sectors. The law firm is active in shareholder disputes, liquidation matters, post-transactional litigation and criminal cases. Furthermore, Kleyr Grasso advises on professional negligence and product liability litigation.

Strengths

An interviewee enthuses that the law firm has “a strong litigation team.”

Work highlights

Represented Ikodomos Holding in a shareholder dispute.

Notable practitioners

Donata Grasso assists with shareholder and joint venture agreement disputes. She is also active in the enforcement of arbitral awards. A pleased source describes her as “a very conscientious and meticulous lawyer who is very dedicated to her clients.

Marc Kleyr has a strong focus on shareholder disputes and professional negligence actions. He is a popular choice among clients from the financial services and engineering industries. A market commentator stresses that Marc Kleyr “has a great view of strategy,” while another lauds him as “a very good advocate.

Pascal Sassel advises investors and energy sector clients on shareholder litigation, contractual disputes and enforcement proceedings.


Within Employment, our firm is ranked Band 1 in the top 4 law firms.

Christian Jungers is individually ranked in Band 1.

What the team is known for

KLEYR GRASSO has an established employment practice providing top-tier advisory and litigation services to clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services companies and TMT companies. The law firm advises on individual terminations, teleworking policies, employment safeguarding plans and restructurings. The practice represents clients in harassment claims and unfair dismissal claims, as well as assisting with the employment aspects of mergers.

Strengths

One satisfied client notes that the law firm is “commercial and gives very pragmatic advice, which is what we are looking for.”

Work highlights

Advised G4S on an employment safeguarding plan as part of the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notable practitioners

Christian Jungers advises a roster of clients, including media companies and financial institutions, on safeguarding plans and social plans. “Christian Jungers is THE specialist in labour law in Luxembourg,” reports one client.


In Real Estate, we are again ranked in the leading law firms in Luxembourg.

Yasmine Poos is ranked in Band 3.

What the team is known for

KLEYR GRASSO has a strong focus on assisting clients with lease agreements, as well as advising on construction law matters and real estate transactions. The law firm also represents clients in real estate disputes, including procurement litigation. The team additionally assists with land development projects.

Work highlights

Represented Kalchesbrück in negotiations with the Luxembourg state concerning amendments to lease agreements for an area covering more than 10,000 sq m.

Notable practitioners

Yasmine Poos is particularly active assisting clients with lease agreements. Additionally, she advises clients on construction law matters, real estate litigation and real estate transactions. A client reports that “Yasmine Poos is highly specialised in administrative law concerning real estate.”


Within Corporate/M&A, our firm is again ranked among the leading Luxembourg law firms.

Jean-Paul Spang is ranked in Band 4.

What the team is known for

KLEYR GRASSO is an independent domestic practice assisting private equity firms with acquisitions and exits. The law firm also advises companies from the manufacturing and technology sectors on mergers and joint ventures.

Strengths

A client reports that the team is “very responsive and able to turn around documents quickly,” and also appreciates that the lawyers at KLEYR GRASSO “always provide detailed and thoughtful advice but operate commercially and pragmatically.”

Work highlights

Assisted BETIC with its merger with VK Engineering.

Notable practitioners

Jean-Paul Spang assists clients from the media, oil and gas, and technology sectors with mergers, cooperation agreements and internal reorganisations. A client describes him as “dynamic and responsive, with a very pragmatic approach.”