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"This long-established domestic outfit counts banking and finance law as one of its major strengths"
Antonios Nezeritis of Wildgen offers experience in the incorporation of investment funds, regulatory approvals and corporate documents and advises on listing funds on the Luxembourg stock exchange. Sources say: "He handled matters in a prompt and professional manner, providing unbiased and straight-to-the-point advice which considered our needs and requirements." - Chambers & Partners / 2017
Satisfied clients praise the IP/TMT team's customer-oriented service: "A very good performance. They answer emails and questions very quickly and provide excellent follow-up." Department head Emmanuelle Ragot is highly regarded for her regulatory knowledge and experience in advising start-ups. Her expertise ranges from licensing and unfair trading to the distribution and protection of IP rights. She is also a renowned litigator. Clients report: "She is very qualified in the field and is always available for us."
"The service is immaculate and they come back so promptly." Michel Bulach, has significant experience advising financial institutions on operational activities and regulatory matters. One interviewee states: "He's responsive, friendly, supportive, reliable and he also really knows how to manage expectations which is really comforting for clients."
Sources note their client service, saying it is "prompt, efficient and cost-efficient." Clients note the Corporate team's responsiveness: "They did a good job, which is why we continue to use them. They quickly respond to your e-mails and calls, and they are good at being responsive to our needs." Clients appreciate the firm's cost-efficiency: "You get a very high quality of service and the price is very reasonable."
Clients describe Antonios Nezeritis as "reactive and knowledgeable," adding: "He is very pragmatic, and achieves objectives and results." He has a broad practice assisting clients with corporate and regulatory questions affecting all types of investment vehicles and acted for Itaú Funds on its restructuring as well as the launch of a new sub-fund.
"Emmanuelle Ragot is widely respected for her regulatory expertise, with a focus on e-commerce, unfair trading, licensing and other internet-related issues. She also represents major domestic and international clients in the protection of IP rights. She impresses interviewees with her "ability to break down and present complex legal issues so that non-experts can understand their options and can make appropriate decisions."" - Chambers & Partners / 2016
"Michel Bulach heads firm's banking and finance practice, and "always provides a high level of service, delivering quality, concise advice on the issues which matter most," according to clients. He has particular experience of advising financial institutions and their clients on regulatory matters." - Chambers & Partners / 2016
"This firm is quick to grasp the problems at hand. The Corporate team has a very good knowledge of our company and always meet our goals. The lawyers here are very responsive and pleasant to work with." - Chambers & Partners / 2016
Clients say Antonios Nezeritis "provides good practical advice and is very responsive". He is particularly praised for his understanding of regulatory framework and is well known for his UCITS work - Chambers & Partners / 2015
"David Maria of Wildgen, Partners in Law is highlighted for his "fast and responsive" advice. His tax practice focuses heavily on advising financial services clients, including prominent banks, private equity houses and hedge funds." - Chambers & Partners / 2014
"They suggest ideas and they're very receptive"
"They are very good," says a client of the team at Wildgen. "The whole cabinet is very good and I hear very good echoes from other stakeholders in the market who have been dealing with them. I introduced them to a couple of my clients and they were very happy with the work Wildgen has done." The firm is seen as being strong in M&A, according to clients. - IFLR 1000 / 2014
"One financial client is very impressed with Rabia and the speed of her work. "The most impressive part is that it's very accurate, the turnaround is very quick and very accurate from the legal perspective." They also said they were impressed by the fact that a partner was always reviewing everything, evidenced by their in-depth knowledge of the details of the work when they appear on conference calls." - IFLR 1000 / 2014
The Legal 500
"The lawyers know what really matters and do not hide behind the law."
"At Wildgen, team head David Maria regularly acts for international clients on tax structuring issues." - Legal 500 / 2017
"At Wildgen, team head François Brouxel continues to represent Cemex group on aspects of its global restructuring. The ‘responsive and innovative’ Pierre Metzler has been involved in the Luxembourg aspects of Dover Corporation’s group restructuring." - Legal 500 / 2017
Led by the ‘proactive and knowledgeable’ Michel Bulach, Wildgen, acts for domestic and international insurance and reinsurance entities across the gamut of issues including providing advice on the development of products, licence applications and M&A mandates. - Legal 500 / 2017
"At Wildgen, team head Jackye Elombo has been particularly active advising clients on TUPE concerns and on issues relating to unfair competition from former employees." - Legal 500 / 2017
"Wildgen's two-partner team has experience advising clients across the spectrum of fund structures including UCITS, SIFs and SICARs. The ‘very experienced’ Samia Rabia has ‘deep knowledge of the laws governing finance’ and is particularly conversant with shari’ah-compliant funds." - Legal 500 / 2017
"Wildgen ‘customer-oriented’ team is headed by the ‘analytical and knowledgeable’ Michel Bulach, who has considerable expertise in regulatory issues associated with the payments industry. The firm handles a range of secured lending, debt capital markets and structured finance mandates." - Legal 500 / 2017
"Led by the outstanding’ Emmanuelle Ragot, Wildgen, provides ‘accurate and practical advice’ across a myriad IP and TMT matters including on data protection, e-commerce issues and trade mark infringement. Ragot continues to represent an international shoe company in litigation brought against counterfeited products." - Legal 500 / 2017
"Wildgen, Partners in Law has ‘in-depth knowledge of the funds area’, covering alternative investment funds and retail funds. Mevlüde-Aysun Tokbag gives ‘practical’ advice to German clients doing business in Luxembourg, and team head Samia Rabia is ‘very competent and experienced across the entire funds area’." - Legal 500 / 2016
"Wildgen, Partners in Law provides ‘a thoughtful and thorough analysis’ of the key aspects of strategic corporate and private equity-led M&A. Practice head François Brouxel has ‘a common-sense approach’; he is advising Cemex on its global restructuring. Pierre Metzler and Samia Rabia are also recommended." - Legal 500 / 2016
"David Maria heads the team at Wildgen, Partners in Law, which provides ‘practical and common-sense advice’ to private equity firms and high-net-worth individuals on tax structuring and planning." - Legal 500 / 2016
"One of the best IT/IP practices in Luxembourg’, Wildgen, Partners in Law provides an ‘excellent, timely and accurate service’ to clients across a broad array of mandates including trade mark litigation and enforcement, as well as data protection and e-commerce. The ‘very knowledgeable and practical’ Emmanuelle Ragot has ‘excellent industry and regulatory knowledge’, and, as well as her core IP and IT practice, is also a key member of a five-strong team which has a focus on advising start-ups on their growth strategies." - Legal 500 / 2016
"David Maria leads the six-lawyer team at Wildgen, Partners in Law, which recently advised Puma International Financing on the tax aspects of a senior note offering and issuance. Director Laurent Mahaux is also recommended." - Legal 500 / 2015
"François Brouxel leads Wildgen, Partners in Law’s large corporate team, which also includes the ‘excellent’ Pierre Metzler and the ‘dedicated’ Samia Rabia. Clients include Avaya, BlackBridge Group, Bonnier and Randstad." - Legal 500 / 2015
"Wildgen, Partners in Law advises clients on regulatory matters and is particularly expert in reinsurance and life insurance work. Michel Bulach heads the team." - Legal 500 / 2015
"Wildgen, Partners in Law recently defended MOTUS Advisory against a debt claim. Pierre Metzler and Jackye Elombo head the team." - Legal 500 / 2015
"The ‘always comitted’ Wildgen, Partners in Law ‘finds tailor-made solutions’ for investors and financial institutions. Team head Samia Rabia recently advised TIAA Henderson Real estate on AIFMD issues." - Legal 500 / 2015
"Wildgen, Partners in Law ‘constantly adds value to transactions’, whether acting for banks, corporations or high-net-worth individuals. It recently advised Plentum on the restructuring of its securitisation structure. The ‘astute, commercial and efficient’ Michel Bulach heads the team." - Legal 500 / 2015
"The ‘committed’ Jackye Elombo heads the practice at Wildgen, Partners in Law, which recently advised Altus Group on all employment matters relating to the incorporation of a commercial company." - Legal 500 / 2015
"Long-established firm Wildgen, Partners in Law delivers ‘high-quality legal advice combined with a commercial approach’, and acts for numerous foreign banks. Michel Bulach heads the team." - Legal 500 / 2014