Credit: Linklaters Luxembourg

Linklaters Luxembourg has announced the promotion of twelve lawyers, coming into effect as of 1 May 2019.

The twelve lawyers have been appointed to the positions of Counsel, Consultant, Managing Associate and Managing Professional Support Lawyer, respectively.

Aurélie Clementz, a lawyer specialising in taxation, has been promoted to Counsel. Having joined Linklaters in 2006, she has extensive experience covering all international tax issues, such as tax planning for large multinationals, private equity operations, fund structuring and mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and implementing joint ventures. 

Linklaters Luxembourg similarly appointed three lawyers to the position of Consultant: Joakim-Antoine Charvet, who joined Linklaters in 2011 and will join the Tax department; Anna Christina Görgen, who joined the company in 2007 and will join the Capital Markets and Banking Law department; Martin Mager, who joined the Luxembourg office in 2018 after starting his career in the Munich office and who will join the Investment Funds department.

Among the seven new Managing Associates are Diogo Casqueiro, who joined the practice in 2017 and who advises international clientele on regulatory issues, Katia Fettes, who joined in 2013 and specialises in the various aspects of banking law, financial regulation and capital markets, and Harry Ghillemyn, who joined Linklaters in 2012 and who has extensive experience in finance. These three lawyers will work as Managing Associates in the Capital Markets and Banking Law department.

In the Labour Law department, Raphaëlle Carpentier, who joined the firm in 2012 and advises local and international clientele on all aspects of labour law, has been appointed Managing Associate. Similarly, Sarah Bouazzouz, who joined Linklaters in 2012 and possesses expertise in regulatory aspects of cross-border service delivery, has been appointed Managing Associate in the Investment Funds department, as have Arnaud Godfroid, who joined Linklaters in 2013 and focuses on alternative investment funds, and Adrien Timmermans, who joined in 2014 and has in-depth knowledge of alternative investment funds.

Finally, Marie Arnaud-Rio has been appointed Managing Professional Support Lawyer. Having joined the Linklaters corporate law and mergers & acquisitions practice in 2017, Marie Arnaud-Rio has extensive experience in structuring and implementing mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and group restructurings.