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Avocat à la Cour, Member of the Luxembourg Bar, 1996

1996 University of Luxembourg (Complementary Course in Luxembourg Law)
1995 Catholic University of Louvain (Master degree in Economic and Labour Law)

Languages: English and French


François is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL).


François is a specialist in all areas of litigation with an in-depth expertise in commercial litigation. His diverse practice includes contract law, debt recovery, real estate and construction law, and insolvency & restructuring. He is frequently appointed by the court as a receiver of unclaimed estates and non-commercial associations.

François also specialises in employment law, including contracts and service agreements and internal regulations. He assists clients in contentious issues relating to employment litigation, individual and collective dismissal procedures and staff representative elections.

Before joining MOLITOR, he worked for 18 years with established law firms in Luxembourg.

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What they say about him

Dispute Resolution – Market Perception

The Legal 500, 2016

Jointly headed by Paulo Lopes Da Silva and François Cautaerts, MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour's litigation team is 'well thought of' in the market with regard to commercial and constitutional litigation.

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