What we offer



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

1996 Complementary Course in Luxembourg Law, University of Luxembourg
1995 Master's degree in Economic and Labour Law, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

English and French


François is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and Vice-President and board member of the China-Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce a.s.b.l.. He is also an active member of the INTERLAW international network of independent law firms and Chair of the INTERLAW CARE impact Fund. In 2022, François was appointed by the Minister of Justice of Luxembourg as a co-teacher for the Trainees of the Bar of Luxembourg in charge of deeds of proceedings.


François is a specialist in all areas of litigation with an in-depth expertise in commercial litigation. His diverse practice includes insurance law, contract law, debt recovery, real estate and construction law, and insolvency & restructuring. After a long experience obtained as a receiver in bankruptcy, he is now frequently appointed by the district court of Luxembourg as a receiver of unclaimed estates and non-commercial associations.

François has also a deep knowledge and experience in employment law, including contracts and service agreements and internal regulations. He also regularly assists clients in contentious issues relating to Succession and Insurance matters with a particular focus to prevent litigation.

Before joining MOLITOR in 2014, he worked for 18 years with established law firms in Luxembourg.

Related News & Publications

MOLITOR partenaire de Médecins Sans Frontières

16 August 2022

MOLITOR s’engage auprès de MSF Luxembourg grâce à un partenariat signé entre Roger Martinez-Dolz, Directeur Général de MSF Luxembourg, Me Michel Molitor, Managing Partner, et Me François Cautaerts, Partner au sein du cabinet. L’Etude apportera son soutien à MSF à travers du conseil juridique sur des projets phares de l’association. Retrouvez le communiqué officiel de […]

NEWSFLASH – Entrée en vigueur de la loi du 30 mars 2022 relative aux comptes inactifs, aux coffres-forts inactifs et aux contrats d’assurance en déshérence

01 June 2022

Introduction Jusqu’à ce jour, le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg ne s’était jamais doté d’une loi relative à la dormance ainsi qu’à la déshérence dans le secteur financier. Grâce à la loi du 30 mars 2022, entrée en vigueur en date du 1 juin 2022, c’est désormais chose faite. Cette nouvelle loi s’inscrit dans une triple démarche […]

Webinaire Legitech – Successions vacantes, Comptes bancaires dormants et Contrats d’assurance non dénoués

06 September 2021

The 7th key step: Interpreting Insurance Contracts – What do you need to know?

27 November 2020

Transposition into Luxembourg law of the European Directive on insurance distribution: what are the changes?

29 October 2018

The law of 10 August 2018[1] has transposed the Directive (EU) 2016/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union of 20 January 2016 on insurance distribution (the “IDD Directive”) into Luxembourg law. The law of 7 December 2015 on the insurance sector is amended again. The IDD Directive answers a […]

La transposition en droit luxembourgeois de la directive européenne sur la distribution d’assurances : quels changements ?

29 October 2018

La loi du 10 août 2018[1] a transposé en droit luxembourgeois la directive (UE) 2016/97 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 20 janvier 2016 sur la distribution d’assurances (ci-après « Directive DDA[2] »). La loi du 7 décembre 2015 sur le secteur des assurances s’en trouve une nouvelle fois modifiée.   La Directive DDA, ainsi transposée, […]

IFLR Insolvency and Corporate Reorganisation Report

01 January 2015

What reorganisation and bankruptcy processes are available for financially troubled debtors?

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.

Subscribe to our news updates