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Managing Partner
Avocat à la Cour, Member of the Luxembourg Bar, 1985

1985 Vienna University, PhD (Politikwissenschaften)
1983 Strasbourg University, France (Maître en Sciences Politiques)
1982 Strasbourg University, France (Maître en Droit Privé)

Speaks English, French, German and Luxembourgish


As well as being an active member of the Association of Luxembourg Banking Lawyers (ALJB) and of the financial services section of the International Bar Association (IBA), Michel is a member of the Luxembourg Investment Fund Association (ALFI)  and the Association Luxembourgeois des Compagnies d’Assurances (ACA).

Career to date

Michel MOLITOR started his law career in banking after obtaining a law degree from the University of Strasbourg (France) and a PhD in political sciences from the University of Vienna (Austria). For the past 30 years he has been the contact partner for many of the firm’s national and international clients in numerous industry sectors. Michel is known for his technical competences in Luxembourg financial law and is particularly active in Banking and Finance.

Recommendations & Listings

Michel has been listed by Chambers Europe where he “is commended for his expertise, efficiency, reliability and client-focused service” and compared “favourably to the market’s larger players, especially noting his technical competence in Luxembourg financial law”. In The Legal 500 he is ranked as a leading individual and praised for his excellent response times, ‘especially at critical moments’. Best Lawyers Luxembourg has also ranked Michel for his expertise in Litigation and Corporate.

Furthermore, IFLR1000 listed Michel as a leading insurance lawyer and for over 10 years he has been continuously ranked among the top insurance lawyers in Who’s Who Legal: Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers.

Related News & Publications

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour celebrates its 25th anniversary

29 February 2024

Since our creation just over 25 years ago (28 to be precise), we have focused on advising companies and their founders or shareholders, both locally and internationally. What are the foundations of your firm, which has just celebrated its 25th anniversary? To put it succinctly: we are a firm of entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. On a […]

AI Act and GDPR: managing the world of data in the world of privacy

24 October 2023

Article published with INPLP. Contrary to some persisting beliefs that the AI Act and GDPR are inherently incompatible, GDPR may in fact be interpreted in a way that concords with the purposes of the AI Act. Processing personal data through an artificial intelligence (AI) system’s algorithm triggers the application of GDPR. I systems are designed […]

IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023

12 October 2023

  Our team will be attending the IBA Annual Conference 2023 in Paris. If you plan to attend and would like to exchange on Luxembourg legal opportunities and challenges, contact us at:


25 April 2023

The law of 19 April 2023 amending Part Two, Book III, 1st Chapter of the new Code of Civil Procedure aimed at reforming arbitration* (the ‘New Arbitration Law‘) entered into force on 25 April 2023. The New Arbitration Law overhauls arbitration law applicable in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in its entirety, which is reflected […]


25 April 2023

La loi du 19 avril 2023 portant modification de la deuxième partie, livre III, titre Ier, du Nouveau Code de procédure civile, en vue de la réforme de l’arbitrage (la « nouvelle loi sur l’arbitrage ») entre en vigueur ce 25 avril 2023. La nouvelle loi sur l’arbitrage refond dans sa globalité le droit de l’arbitrage applicable […]

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 […]

Informations à destination des particuliers et entreprises victimes des inondations

28 July 2021

Information and transparency in terms of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria following the entry into application on 10 March 2021 of the main measures of the European regulation on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector

09 March 2021

Information et transparence en matière de critères environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance (ESG) : entrée en application des principales mesures du règlement européen sur la publication d’informations en matière de durabilité dans le secteur des services financiers

09 March 2021

Are fines imposed by the National Data Protection Commission for breach of data protection regulations insurable?

14 December 2020

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

27 November 2020

Assureurs luxembourgeois et sous-traitance : quelles évolutions ?

20 November 2020

Alors que la pandémie de COVID-19 a amené de nombreuses entreprises à repenser dans l’urgence leur manière de travailler, la mise en place de stratégies dites de « cloud computing » a pu constituer pour certaines d’entre elles une réponse pertinente face à leurs nouveaux besoins en termes de connectivité. C’est dans ce contexte d’actualité que le […]

Dear Insurance Professionals of Luxembourg: how are you coping with the coronavirus health crisis?

16 November 2020

THE LAWYER (Jul/Aug ’19) – BREXIT: The future for UK expats in Luxembourg

18 July 2019

The Lawyer magazine, July/August 2019: Whether there is an agreement or no-deal, the outcome will affect the rights of more than four-and-a half-thousand UK citizens, including lawyers registered with the country’s bar.

The Dispute Resolution Review – 11th edition

15 April 2019

MOLITOR has contributed the Luxembourg chapter of LBR’s The Dispute Resolution Review 2019. This 11th edition provides an overview of the civil court systems of 36 jurisdictions including Luxembourg.

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, […]

The Lawyer: GDPR in Luxembourg – More Power to Data Subjects

02 July 2018

Implementation of the GDPR will mean a different approach to information security in Luxembourg, as data subjects’ rights have been strengthened. Sign-in at The Lawyer to read the full article.

The Dispute Resolution Review – 10th edition

04 April 2018

Michel Molitor has contributed the Luxembourg chapter of LBR’s The Dispute Resolution Review 2018. This 10th edition provides an overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions including Luxembourg.        

International Employment law and Labor Law

08 January 2018

  MOLITOR has contributed the Luxembourg Chapter to the 5th edition of Littler Mendelsons’ guide to International Employment law and the guide covers all the major issues around the employment cycle from countries around the world.  

What they say about him

Corporate and M&A – Market Perception

Chambers Global 2017

Chambers Global 2017 ranked MOLITOR Avocats Luxembourg for their expertise in Corporate/M&A. Michel Molitor and Chan Park are included among the leading individuals and sources praised Chan Park, saying that: "He is passionate, client-oriented, kind, punctual and professional. We are very satisfied with his work.”

Banking & Dispute Resolution – Market Perception

IFLR1000, 2017

IFLR1000, 2017 listed Michel Molitor as a Leading Lawyer in Banking and Disputes. Clients say: “'They know what the client wants', 'The firm has integrity'"


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