Luc Frieden

Of counsel

Luc Frieden


Luc Frieden focuses on providing legal and strategic advice to companies and organisations with European and global interests.

He is currently on a sabbatical leave to pursue a political career.

Luc has published numerous articles on legal, political and European issues. He is the co-author of the book 'Europa 5.0' (Campus Verlag 2016) on economic growth in Europe.

Career and memberships

Chairman of the European Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambres) from 2022-2023.

Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg from 2019 to 2023.

Chairman of the board of directors of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg from 2016 to 2023.

Member of the Board of Luxembourg Stock Exchange from 2016 to 2023.

Visiting professor in European business law at the University of St Gallen (Switzerland) in 2016.

Vice Chairman at Deutsche Bank Group in London and Chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank Luxembourg from 2014 to early 2016.

Minister of Finance of Luxembourg from 2009 to 2013.

Minister of Justice of Luxembourg from 1998 to 2009.

Minister of Treasury (in charge of budget and financial services) from 1999 to 2009.

Member of the Luxembourg Bar from 1989 to 1998 and again since 2016.


Maîtrise in business law from the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France).

LLM degree from the University of Cambridge (UK).

LLM degree from Harvard Law School (USA).


Good knowledge of Dutch