Our awards

Our firm has been consistently recommended in the Legal 500 rankings in recent years for its investment fund practice. In 2021, Chevalier & Sciales was cited among the top Luxembourg law firms for investment funds for the 14th consecutive year.

The latest Legal 500 citation described our investment fund team as follows:

"Independent business law boutique Chevalier & Sciales provides 'solution-oriented' advice to managers, promoters and investors across a range of UCITs and alternative investment funds-related matters. Founding partner Olivier Sciales excels in the structuring and implementation of UCITS and SIF funds and is appreciated for his ability 'to anticipate clients' needs and to easily drive the client to the safest solution, even in the most complex and stressed situations'."

Testimonials

The team is very responsive and well-organised.’

The legal products provided are always precise, clear and exhaustive; the client always receive solution-oriented advice with high accuracy.’

Olivier Sciales: besides his perfect knowledge of the investment fund industry and his multicultural mindset, what also stands out is his empathy with clients. Olivier is always able to anticipate client’s needs and can easily drive the client to the safest solution, even in the most complex and stressed situations.’

In the annual Ranking of the Top Law Firms in Luxembourg compiled by French business publisher and rating agency Leaders League, Chevalier & Sciales has been recommended in the following areas:

Highly recommended

  • 2021 Fund structuring
  • 2021 Private Equity

Recommended

  • 2021 Banking and Finance
  • 2020 Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation

Olivier Sciales has been recommended in the WWL’s Private Funds - Formation 2021 edition released on October 28, 2020.

WWL Private Funds provides an in-depth focus on the international private funds legal market, and identifies the foremost practitioners around the world including fund formation specialists and regulatory experts who advise and assist clients in relation to alternative asset classes such as private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.

In its 2020 edition, IFLR1000 said this about our investment fund team:

“Chevalier and Sciales is best known for its investment funds work, while it also has a credible offering in the financial and corporate space.

Though most of the firm’s work is confidential, it provides advice to clients on matters including financial investments, cross-border mergers and insolvency.

In the investment funds space, the firm supports clients on matters including the establishment of funds, listings on markets and the migration of offshore funds to Luxembourg.”