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Partner and co-founder

Olivier Sciales


A founding partner of Chevalier & Sciales and a member of the Luxembourg bar, Olivier Sciales is head of investment management and focuses mainly on the structuring, implementation and operation of Luxembourg alternative investment funds (AIFs), including special limited partnerships (SCSp), reserved alternative investment funds (RAIF), specialised investment funds (SIF) as well as UCITS. His clients include general partners and firms managing private equity funds and partnerships, hedge funds, ESG funds and real estate investment structures. He also assists Luxembourg companies from a wide range of industries with corporate restructuring, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters.

Olivier, who speaks French, English and Dutch obtained a law degree with distinction from the University of Antwerp and a Master of Laws (L.L.M) from Cornell Law School (USA).

Olivier has been recommended in the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Private Funds 2021 edition as well as the Legal 500, Leaders League and the IFLR 1000.

He is a co-founder and current vice-president of the Cornell Club of Luxembourg.

Experience

19 years

Practice areas

Investment management
Private equity
Corporate transactions

Education

University of Antwerp (graduate degree in law)
Cornell Law School, LLM (Master of Laws), class of 2001

Languages

French
English
Dutch

Awards

WWL Private Funds 2021
Legal 500 2020
Leaders League 2020
IFLR 1000