Loyens & Loeff

Private Wealth Law Department

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This "fine firm" is "excellent to work with" and is praised for the "good communication between the Dutch and Luxembourg offices." The team in Luxembourg assists wealthy individuals and families with investment structures, family business matters and estate and tax planning.

Loyens & Loeff is particularly well known among interviewees for its tax work. "They have a clear view of international tax planning and corporate issues around different European Union countries. They understand the practical aspects of law and regulations," explains a source, adding: "They are really kind people and are very good at presenting all of their conclusions." Another commentator says: "It is definitely a top firm for tax in the Benelux area. They are strong and very experienced. They have extensive knowledge of Luxembourg law and are pragmatic and business-oriented."

Notable practitioners

Jochem van der Wal
"does an astonishing job," according to an interviewee. He advises on multi-jurisdictional tax matters, especially those involving Spanish and Portuguese elements, and frequently works with clients in investment management. "He is knowledgeable on Luxembourg law and is very responsible in his analysis," observes a source, adding: "He is very pragmatic and business-oriented."

Peter Adriaansen
has a broad international tax practice that includes advising family offices and wealthy individuals, as well as financial institutions and other major corporate clients. His work involves advising on joint ventures, private equity matters and investment funds, and regularly includes working with Latin American clients. "He is a good guy and an excellent technician," says a Luxembourg-based source.