Caroline specialises in all aspects of cross-border corporate tax advisory services including international investment structures, direct and indirect tax structuring of investment funds and related matters (such as carried interest, fee structures, etc.), mergers & acquisitions, relocation of companies (inbound and outbound), intellectual property rights, corporate restructuring and direct tax compliance including tax due diligence work.
Prior to joining Ogier in 2014, Caroline worked for six years in another Luxembourg corporate law firm, seven years at leading, global accountancy / professional services firms, and then at her own boutique law practice, focusing on tax and corporate law. Over this time, Caroline has gained a broad experience assisting private equity and venture capital firms, investment funds, multinational corporate groups and high net worth individuals.
Caroline graduated from the University KU Leuven and University UC Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) in 1999 with a Master in Law (cum laude), and in 2000, achieved her Master in Tax Law (cum laude) at the University KU Leuven. In 2006, she completed the 'Cycle de formation en Droit Fiscal luxembourgeois' and holds a certification in Finance and Managerial Accounting from Boston University.
Caroline is a member of the Luxembourg and Brussels Bar and is registered as a foreign lawyer at the Law Society of Hong Kong. She regularly provides external presentations on various Luxembourg tax and legal topics, acts as a session reporter to the Annual Tax Planning Strategies Conference – US and Europe and published in, amongst others, International Tax Review, International Finance Center, etc. A Belgian and Luxembourg national, she speaks fluent English, Dutch, French, German and Luxembourgish.
2016 - Registered Foreign Lawyer Hong Kong
2012 - Luxembourg Bar
2009 - Brussels Bar - not practicing