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Partner and co-founder

Olivier Sciales

As a founding partner of Chevalier & Sciales and a member of the Luxembourg bar, Olivier Sciales heads the investment management practice and specializes in structuring, implementing, and operating Luxembourg alternative investment funds (AIFs). This includes a broad range of investment fund vehicles, such as special limited partnerships (SCSp), reserved alternative investment funds (RAIF), specialized investment funds (SIF). Olivier’s clients consist of general partners and firms managing private equity funds, hedge funds, and real estate investment structures.

Additionally, he assists companies from various industries in corporate restructuring, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters.

Olivier obtained a law degree with distinction from the University of Antwerp and a Master of Laws (L.L.M) from Cornell Law School (USA). His professional achievements include being recommended in the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Private Funds 2023  Legal 500, Leaders League, and IFLR 1000. He is fluent in English, French and Dutch.

Aside from his legal work, Olivier is a co-founder and current president of the Cornell Club of Luxembourg.


21 years

Practice areas

Investment management
Private equity
Corporate transactions


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




WWL Private Funds 2023
Legal 500 2023
Leaders League 2023 - Highly recommended- Fund structuring
Leaders League 2023 - Highy recommended - Private Equity