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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. Having lawyers who think and act beyond their traditional role and seek to add value can help you secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, CMS Luxembourg can adapt its services to your business model and deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations. 

One of our strengths is being an active part of CMS, with its international team of more than 750 corporate lawyers in over 35 countries worldwide. It allows us to assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally.  

Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, energy, infrastructure, insurance, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media. This allows us to understand your specific issues for a transaction and provide you with advice within context, saving time and money and allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks in a transaction.

"The team creates tailored solutions which are delivered on a daily basis to the highest quality standards. They are proactive and always try to comply to the client’s requests, which are not always the most straightforward."

Legal500, 2022

"What makes CMS Luxembourg unique is that they have an excellent knowledge of the corporate legal and regulatory framework both in Luxembourg and in all three other European countries we operate."

Legal500, 2022

"The firm provided a competitive fee estimate for the work to be undertaken. The team assigned to this project comprised an appropriate mix of senior and junior lawyers. The team was clear in their advice and extremely responsive to our numerous questions throughout the process. The team kept cool heads even as things came down to the wire with a challenging hard deadline."

IFLR1000, 2021

"The team is efficient and pragmatic."

Legal500, 2021

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Corporate - M&A
Our success is due to our M&A lawyers assisting hundreds of all size enterprises in relation to the Luxembourg law aspects of both local and inter
Corporate Strategy
This Group also has an extensive experience in advising companies for their intra-group transactions such as creation of branches or subsidiaries, tra

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Employment issues in M&A transactions in Luxembourg
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EU's Cross-Border Overhaul: Unveiling the Legal obligations and Initial...
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CMS Luxembourg Advent Calendar 2023
We are thrilled to unveil our #CMSLux­Ad­vent­Cal­en­dar23, featuring 24 essential legal insights for 2023 that will shape the legal landscape in 2024. Immerse yourself in the discovery of crucial new regulations right up to Christmas, and get ready to be informed about the major legal developments that will shape our year ahead. Stay tuned for our daily advent reveals starting!
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Webinar Series | Corporate Law Spotlight
We are pleased to invite you to our new Corporate Law Spot­light We­bin­ar Series. As seasoned practitioners in the field of Corporate Law, we understand the importance of staying updated and well-informed on the latest developments. Our webinar series has been meticulously curated to address the most significant and recurrent themes that have a profound impact on businesses and organizations today. By attending our Corporate Law Spotlight Webinar Series, you will not only gain a deeper understanding of the legal complexities surrounding corporate matters but also acquire practical tools to navigate these challenges effectively. Our aim is to empower you with the knowledge and resources necessary to make informed decisions and drive success within your organization.