Dispute Resolution

In the complex realm of private wealth management, disputes can arise over various matters, including inheritance disputes, disagreements related to trust administration and tax matters. At Chevalier & Sciales, our Luxembourg law firm is well-equipped to handle such disputes and provide effective resolutions through a range of approaches, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation. Our key competencies in dispute resolution include:

  • Legal Representation: Our experienced team of lawyers specializes in representing clients in disputes relating to private wealth. We deliver skilled legal representation, advocating for our clients’ interests and safeguarding their rights throughout the dispute resolution process.
  • Negotiation: We understand the value of resolving disputes amicably through negotiation. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators who work closely with clients and opposing parties to find mutually acceptable solutions. Through strategic dialogue and effective communication, we aim to achieve favorable outcomes and preserve relationships when possible.
  • Mediation: Mediation can serve as a valuable alternative to traditional litigation, offering a more collaborative and cost-effective approach to resolving private wealth disputes. Our lawyers are trained in mediation techniques and facilitate constructive dialogue between parties, guiding them towards mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Litigation: In cases where litigation is necessary, our law firm is well-prepared to provide vigorous representation in court. We have experience in private wealth-related litigation, including inheritance disputes, and other contentious matters. Our lawyers possess the expertise and courtroom skills needed to effectively present our clients’ cases and defend their legal rights.
  • Strategic Advice: Beyond legal representation, we provide strategic advice to clients entangled in private wealth disputes. We thoroughly analyze the circumstances, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each case, and offer guidance on the most suitable dispute resolution strategy. Our goal is to provide our clients with clear and informed advice, empowering them to make well-informed decisions throughout the dispute resolution process.

At Chevalier & Sciales, we understand the sensitivities and complexities that often surround private wealth disputes. Our dedicated team is committed to providing personalized and effective dispute resolution services tailored to our clients’ specific needs. Whether through negotiation, mediation, or litigation, we strive to achieve favorable outcomes and provide our clients with peace of mind during challenging times.

Highlighted cases

arrow_forward Currently representing an investment fund in an out-of-court resolution of complaints before the Luxembourg regulator against one of its service providers under CSSF regulation n° 16-07.

arrow_forward Representation of institutional, hedge fund and high net worth investors in Madoff-related fraud litigation.

arrow_forward  Currently representing a general partner in an ongoing liability case involving two investment funds and a depositary bank. A first decision rendered by Luxembourg’s Supreme Court annulled, at the general partner’s request, a decision handed down by the Court of Appeal that failed to uphold the general partner’s claim to declare non-binding and unenforceable a previous judgment rendered without the general partner’s involvement. The decision was based on article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights and Article 612 of the Luxembourg procedural code, which the Court of Appeal ruled had been violated (n° 18 2021). It is available at:


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