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Armel WAISSE

Position

Partner
Avocat à la Cour, Member of the Luxembourg Bar, 2011

Avocat, Member of the Strasbourg Bar (France), 2011

Education
2011

Certificate of Aptitude for the profession of Avocat (Lawyer), Ecole Régionale des Avocats du Grand Est in Strasbourg

1997 Master’s degree in Private Law (DEA), University of Strasbourg
Languages

Speaks French and English

Associations
  • Member of INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
  • Member of ALJB (Association luxembourgeoise des juristes de droit bancaire)
  • Treasurer of Luxembourg Arbitration Association (LAA)
  • Member of the Luxembourg Group of Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française
  • Expert in European Private Law with CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe)

Expertise

Armel has a wide litigation practice and advises on disputes relating to contract law, banking and finance law and insolvency law. She is also a lecturer at the University of Luxembourg and at the Luxembourg Bar School.

 

Recommendations and Listings

The Legal 500 EMEA lists Armel for her expertise in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution and Insurance. She is also ranked in Chambers and Partners for her expertise in Dispute Resolution and ranked as excellent in the category of Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation in Leaders League 2020 legal directory.

Related News & Publications

MOLITOR advised on Luxembourg law aspects of the restructuring of OHL group

05 August 2021

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL has advised an ad-hoc group of institutional noteholders (the “Ad-Hoc Group”) in relation to all Luxembourg law aspects concerning the financial restructuring of Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (“OHL”) and its subsidiaries, a multinational construction and civil engineering group headquartered in Spain and operating in 30 countries (“OHL Group”), with a strong presence […]

Luxembourg: Law of 10 July 2020 on professional payment guarantees

15 March 2021

Armel Waisse and Laurent Henneresse have contributed to the winter 2020/2021 edition of Eurofenix, INSOL’s quarterly journal. INSOL is an organisation of professionals who specialise in insolvency, business reconstruction and recovery.

Payment Moratoria and State Guarantee Scheme: A review of two key tools in response to the COVID-19 crisis

17 September 2020

Introduction In response to the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, a variety of economic relief measures have been taken and proposed by national governments and EU bodies in order to support individuals, households and businesses affected by the crisis and facing difficulties with the timely repayment of their financial commitments. As Luxembourg is approaching […]

Professional payment guarantees: an innovative legal tool for financial transactions

23 July 2020

The law of 10 July 2020 regarding professional payment guarantees (the“PPG Law”)[1] introduces a new and flexible type of personal security (sûreté personnelle) in the Luxembourg legal environment, which is expected to become a not-to-be-missed tool in the coming years. Professional payment guarantees will certainly rival some foreign instruments, such as English law guarantees and […]

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