Jad Nader

Partner Luxembourg Legal
Jad Nader
Team ranked Highly Recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2023


Jad's core practice is in handling cross-border lending transactions, advising on fund finance, acquisition finance, debt capital markets and debt restructuring. He has particular expertise in sophisticated international financing techniques and regularly acts for major international financial institutions and private equity houses. He has also assisted on multiple regulated M&A transactions involving banks and insurance companies.
  • Background & experience

    Prior to joining Ogier, Jad worked for several other high profile law firms, including a magic circle firm, and a major European bank. He has more than 16 years' experience working on Luxembourg matters and also worked for several years as head of the Luxembourg desk of a European law firm in New York.

    Jad is also active in academic circles and has lectured on guarantees, mortgages, security interests, property and fiduciary rights, Islamic finance, as well as privacy and IT law.

    He regularly speaks and frequently publishes on subjects such as fund finance, cross-border lending, financial collateral, BRRD and banking regulations, securities law and restructuring and corporate recovery law. He sits on the editorial board of the Revue de Droit du Financement de l'Economie published by Legitech. He is an active member of numerous Luxembourg and international professional associations, including the American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (Amcham), the Luxembourg Association of Banking Lawyers (ALJB), the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the New York Bar Association. Jad holds postgraduate degrees in private international law (DEA) and IT law (DESS) as well as a doctor of laws. His PhD thesis was on the taking of security over financial assets.

    Admitted in:

    Luxembourg (Liste IV)


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  • Recognition

    Team ranked Highly Recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2023
    Highly recommended Leaders League, Banking & Finance, 2022
    Highly recommended Leaders League, Restructuring & Insolvency, 2022
    Excellent. Legal 500 EMEA, 2022
    Technically excellent, personable and very responsive. Legal 500 EMEA, 2021