Bertrand Geradin

Partner Luxembourg
Bertrand Geradin
Recommended Lawyer for the Corporate and M&A practice in Luxembourg The Legal 500 Europe, 2018

Overview

Bertrand heads the corporate practice in Ogier’s Luxembourg office. He specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity structures and transactions including management incentivisation, as well as group reorganisation. He also has significant experience in the setting up of investment vehicles. He has more than 15 years’ experience with law firms in Luxembourg, London, Brussels and Philadelphia with a particular focus on Luxembourg-related transactions. He is a member of the Luxembourg Bar and has been admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales.

Areas of expertise

Laws practised

  • Luxembourg law
  • Background & experience

    Bertrand specialises in corporate law, advising hedge funds, private equity and real estate clients as well as multinational companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, structuring of international transactions, reorganisations, refinancing and corporate finance. He has working experience in Belgium, England and the United States.

    Bertrand is also a lecturer on civil law and corporate governance at the University of Luxembourg and regularly speaks at seminars in Luxembourg on a broad range of topics, including recently on directors’ duties.

    Prior to joining Ogier in 2016, Bertrand was a corporate partner in the Luxembourg office of a global elite firm and also worked in a magic-circle firm in Luxembourg and London.

    He received his LLM in ICT Law and Management from the University of Namur, having previously studied law at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve and University of Saint-Louis as well. He also has a Master’s degree in tax from the Solvay Business School.

    Admitted in:

    • 2000 – Brussels, Belgium (not practising)
    • 2006 - Luxembourg
    • 2013 – England & Wales
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  • Recognition

    Recommended Lawyer for the Corporate and M&A practice in Luxembourg The Legal 500 Europe, 2018
    He is commercially orientated and he easily understands areas that need to be focused on, it is a pleasure to collaborate with him Director of an international fiduciary company, November 2017
    Notable practitioner IFLR 1000, 2018
    Recognised Lawyer IFLR 1000 2017, Corporate
    Recommended Lawyer for the Private Equity Practice in Luxembourg Chambers Europe 2017, Private Equity