Luc Frieden

Partner

Expertise

Luc Frieden focuses on providing legal and strategic advice to companies and organisations with European and global interests. His areas of practice include Luxembourg and European law issues, including the consequences of the Brexit referendum, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance as well as regulatory and compliance matters.

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

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

Chairman of the board of directors of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg.

Chairman of the Luxembourg media group Saint-Paul Luxembourg.

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.

Education

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).

Languages

English
French
German
Luxembourgish
Good knowledge of Dutch