We are very pleased about the positive appraisal by our clients of our work and the laudatory terms used when describing the expertise of our lawyers:
TOP TIER FIRM IN THE INSURANCE PRACTICE AREA:
Philippe & Partners benefits from expertise across Belgium and Luxembourg, which makes it a clear choice for clients seeking cross-border sector-specific advice on the development of new insurance products and distribution services, alongside regulatory and governance issues.
Philippe & Partners ‘has an excellent reputation with the regulators and insurance companies’, enabling it to effectively advise insurers and reinsurers across the spectrum of issues impacting their businesses, including on the implications of current legislation and EU directives, as well as on product development and M&A-related matters.
Marc Gouden and Pierre Moreau co-head the team and are able to provide ‘accurate and fast advice’ by virtue of their ‘in-depth knowledge’ of the sector. Clients also appreciate the ‘availability, know-how and speed of reaction’ of practice co-heads Marc Gouden and Pierre Moreau, who both handle advisory and contentious cases. The ‘no-nonsense’ Moreau is singled out for delivering ‘top-notch legal advice’, most significantly on the development and distribution of life and non-life policy products.
‘Availability, know-how and speed of reaction.’
‘They have developed a niche position as a Belux specialist in the insurance sector. They can deliver excellent, technical and ready-to-use assistance in almost all aspects of insurance and are familiar with the regulators. Although not part of Big Law, they can easily assist in cross-border transactions, providing excellent technical advice up to international standards.’
‘The team is always available and provides very clear explanations.’
‘The team provides excellent legal advice and is well-connected on the Luxembourg market.’
‘The firm has an excellent reputation with the regulators and insurance companies.’
‘The firm has very good knowledge of the Luxembourg bancassurance industry as well as the products and internal organisation of the client and its business counterparties.’
‘Marc Gouden and Pierre Moreau have the skill to anticipate eventual issues and advise accordingly.’
‘Marc Gouden and Pierre Moreau always fully understand our needs and work perfectly in symbiosis with our company. The work is accurate and fast.’
‘Pierre Moreau is a widely recognised specialist in the insurance sector. He has worked in-house with insurers as well and knows the business inside-out. He delivers top-notch legal advice which always remains clear and easy to implement. Pierre is no nonsense and extremely nice to work with.’
‘Marc Gouden is an excellent insurance lawyer with a good network in Luxembourg.’
RANKED FIRM IN THE ENERGY SECTOR:
At Philippe & Partners, the multidisciplinary energy department has recognised expertise in commercial, contractual and liability matters, particularly during criminal investigations and construction-oriented claims. Its client roster comprises well-known domestic energy suppliers in the electricity, gas and oil sectors, along with producers, distributors and regulators. Name partner Denis Philippe is the key contact and heads a team including power specialist and of counsel Pierre Bernard.
RANKED FIRM FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
At Philippe & Partners, the ‘hard-working and efficient’ team continues to act for a government body in longrunning competition litigation against four prominent elevator companies over the alleged creation of a cartel. Practice head Denis Philippe has ‘good strategic insight’. In addition, insurance and energy litigation expert Marc Gouden is also a key contact.
‘They are always available‘.