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Sylvain Elias

Partner | Avocat à la Cour

CMS Luxembourg
Rue Goethe 3
L-1637 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Languages English, French

Sylvain is specialised in Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Property law, Real Estate and Litigation. He advises local and international companies from listed companies through SME’s to entrepreneurs. He has been admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2007 and joined CMS Luxembourg in 2015. Since then he has been assisting clients in structuring corporate entities and financing, and guiding them through all aspects of corporate actions including reorganisations, joint ventures, securities issuance, as well as on general corporate law matters.

Sylvain also advises clients on uncertainties regarding commercial and civil law and assists them with the negotiation and drafting of suitable tailor made agreements which safeguard the client and ensure enforcement and uses to this effect his several years’ experience in litigation.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising AMP Capital and a syndicate of its managed funds in relation to the joint acquisition of a £365 million stake in Angel Trains.
  • Advising a company specialised in spare parts in relation to its restructuring due to an investment proposal.
  • Advising a company specialised in asset management regarding a distribution agreement.
  • Advising an association regarding advertising and broadcasting rules in Luxembourg.
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Education

  • 2007 – Complementary courses in Luxembourg Law "CCDL", University of Luxembourg
  • 2005 – Master II in Banking & Finance Law, University of Brussels
  • 2004 – Master's Degree in Law, University of Brussels
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