Why Hong Kong

A dedicated team in Hong Kong and Luxembourg

Our Hong Kong office is headed by partner Charlotte Chen, a native Chinese speaker, who has strong experience in regulated and unregulated investment structures. The local team is supported by a dedicated group of associates both in Hong Kong and Luxembourg. Partners Katia Panichi, who opened the Hong Kong office in 2012, and Gast Juncker are both responsible for the Asian activities in Luxembourg. Partner Xavier Le Sourne, who headed the Hong Kong office from 2015 to 2022 also continues to be involved in our Asian business.

Responsive service to the highest precision

With partners in residence, our clients can receive relevant, timely advice on Luxembourg law during local business hours. Our position in the Luxembourg financial community means we can guide you through challenges arising from ongoing changes in the legal and regulatory environment and turn these into commercial opportunities. We continue to strengthen relationships in the Asian business community and to challenge ourselves to deliver greater levels of efficiency and excellence in our service.

Opening Luxembourg opportunities for Asian investors

Luxembourg is a truly competitive and financially stable jurisdiction in the heart of the European Union, with a favourable legal, regulatory and tax environment. Our partners are ready to assist you in exploring the advantages of doing business in Luxembourg, offering advice and seminars on various topics of Luxembourg law and on specific transactions. We are particularly well placed to advise on the benefits of using regulated or unregulated vehicles in investment fund structures.

We can guide you to Luxembourg growth opportunities through:

  • investment funds and asset management
  • corporate law
  • private equity and real estate acquisition finance
  • corporate finance and capital markets
  • tax law

"With almost 60 years of expertise in Luxembourg financial center and more than a decade of commitment to be in the same time zone of our Asian clients, we are here to enable your access and tap the opportunities of Luxembourg’s full toolbox of tax, legal, regulatory, and structuring choices. Luxembourg connects Asia to Europe and the world by providing a vast network of double tax treaties and worldwide popular fund passport of Luxembourg UCITS. Its leading position of funds jurisdiction and investment center – largest in Europe and 2nd largest globally – continue to enhance over the years in this fast-changing world and increasingly complex and turbulent market. Supported by its innovative regulatory regime, Luxembourg has been robust and adaptive to meet the market needs beyond traditional asset classes - from real estate and private equity to digital and virtual assets - and has witnessed a significant growth of unregulated alternative investment funds in recent years. The fund hub's flexible structuring options, investor-friendly ecosystem, and time-tested stability and reputation, stands out and remains one of the most attractive and vibrant jurisdictions for investors and sponsors around the world."

Charlotte Chen, resident partner - Hong Kong

Our Hong Kong office

Responsive service to the highest precision