Office Address

Phone Number

+352 40 78 78 240

Fax Number

+352 40 78 04 817

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+352 40 78 78 240

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Arendt & Medernach

Main Office Address

41A, avenue J.F. Kennedy
Luxembourg, L-2082

Office Locations

Luxembourg, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York (in alliance with Dillon Eustace Dublin)

Firm Phone Number

+352 40 78 78 1

Firm Fax Number

+352 40 78 04

Personal Background

Philippe Schmit is a Partner in the Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice.
Philippe advises employers in the financial and industrial sectors on all aspects of the employment relationship (including its termination). He also specialises in all matters related to restructuring and reorganisation, negotiation in the context of collective dismissals and collective bargaining procedures, as well as any other HR aspects triggered by corporate restructuring, including M&A (e.g. transfers of undertakings).
His practice encompasses advice on compensation and benefits schemes, equity schemes, share options plans and pension schemes.
Philippe also has extensive knowledge of expatriation matters and provides legal advice with respect to business immigration and all related aspects.
He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2006.
He is a member of several associations focusing on employment law, including the Employment Law Alliance.
Philippe Schmit holds a Master’s degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as an advanced Master’s degree (DEA) in Private International Law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France).

Firm Background

Arendt & Medernach is a leading, independent, full-service law firm with its head office in Luxembourg. The firm’s international team of more than 290 legal professionals provides services to clients from offices in Luxembourg, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, London and New York. 

Our philosophy is expressed through our five values: vision – commitment – people – independence – energy. We strive for excellence in order to achieve the best results for our clients and we always look for creative solutions. 

Our expertise extends to specialised practice areas which allow us to offer our clients a complete range of Luxembourg legal services tailored to their individual needs across all areas of business law. 

In order to provide our clients with unparalleled legal advice, we have developed specific expertises in five key industry groups: Banking & Insurance, Investment Management, Multinational Companies and Public Sector, Private Equity, Real Estate. These industry groups have a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses from a commercial, economic and legal point of view. . 

Number of partners worldwide: 33

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 290 

LANGUAGES: English, French, German and Luxembourgish as well as Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.  

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law, Property, and Construction
  • Bank Lending, Structured Finance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Tax Compliance Services
  • Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law, Pensions, Benefits
  • EU & Competition Law
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Law
  • Investment Funds 
  • IP, Commercial, Communication, and Technology
  • Private Wealth
  • Tax Law