PRACTICES

SJL focuses on all aspects of business law. The firm advises leading institutional and major corporate clients as well as high-net-worth individuals in particular on the following areas of activity:

Banking & Finance

  • Bank and corporate lendings (i.a. acquisition, project, funds, infrastructure and real estate finance)
  • Intercreditor, subordination and security arrangements
  • International financings
  • Local financings
  • Debt structuring and restructuring
  • Enforcement of security
  • Refinancings
  • Due diligences and acquisitions of credit institutions and other regulated entities
  • Setting-up of credit institutions and other professional of the financial sector
  • Obtaining of licences (lending, banking...)
  • Insolvency of credit institutions and other regulated entities
  • Financial services
  • Financial sector regulation

Structured Finance & Capital Markets

  • Issuance of Securities
  • Listing of Securities on Luxembourg Exchanges
  • Securitisations (CDOs, CLOs, RMBS, CMBS)
  • Derivatives
  • IPOs
  • Private Placements
  • Islamic Finance
  • Art Finance
  • Clearing systems
  • Exchange Offers

Insolvency & Restructuring

  • DIP Financings
  • Exit Financings
  • Debt Restructurings and Reorganisations
  • Bankruptcy Matters

Private Equity, Venture Capital & Investment Funds

  • Specialised Investment Funds (SIFs)
  • SICARs
  • UCITS and UCIS
  • Hedge Funds and Funds of Funds
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Pension Funds

Corporate

  • Incorporations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Shareholders' Agreements
  • Corporate Due Diligences
  • Corporate Bond Issues
  • Intragroup Reorganisations
  • Shareholders’ Litigations

Tax

  • Holding and financing structures
  • Private equity
  • Real estate, infrastructure and debt funds (regulated & unregulated)
  • Structured finance and securitisation
  • Capital markets and derivatives
  • Banking
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Employee share schemes
  • Carried interest structuring
  • M&A - Corporate reorganisation
  • IP
  • Private banking and wealth management
  • Tax controversy
  • Tax compliance
  • VAT