Luxembourg, 13 January 2017 – MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour continues to strengthen their practice with the appointment of Augustin de Longeaux as partner, hot on the heels of the recent announcement of the arrival of Jacques Wolter who’s practice merged with MOLITOR on 1st January 2017.
Augustin studied law in Paris and Oxford and comes to MOLITOR from the Luxembourg office of one of the “magic circle” firms. A highly-experienced investment funds lawyer, Augustin will join the firm, effective 16 January 2017. This will increase the number of partners at MOLITOR to eight.
Augustin represents investment fund managers and financial institutions on legal and regulatory issues relating to fund structuring and the set-up of management companies and alternative investment fund managers. His practice has a particular focus on the formation of regulated and unregulated real estate, private equity, debt and infrastructure funds.
“We are delighted to welcome Augustin to the firm”, said Michel Molitor, managing partner of MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour. “His practice is a key strategic fit and he brings the perfect mix of experience to our growing investment funds team.”
Paulo Lopes da Silva added: “Augustin’s substantial investment management practice and knowledge of regulatory issues will further boost our busy financial practice area. It will enable us to extend our capacities and will be a major asset to our clients.”
Augustin is Avocat, admitted to the Paris Bar and the Luxembourg Bar (list IV). He said he is “very much looking forward to joining MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour. The firm is clearly going from strength to strength and this opportunity provides a strong basis to further build and develop their investment funds practice.”
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