Mathieu Laurent

Mathieu Laurent

Mathieu Laurent


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Areas of practice

Mathieu Laurent is a Partner of the Corporate/M&A practice and heads the Dispute Resolution practice of Luther's Luxembourg office.

Mathieu focuses on private equity transactions, real estate transactions, and corporate acquisitions. He has extensive experience in advising on the structuring of unregulated funds, the performance of corporate due diligence, the negotiation of share purchase agreements, shareholders' agreements, financing agreements (bank facilities, intra-group loans, issuance of bonds, hybrid instruments), security documents, and guarantees.

He also specializes in shareholders' disputes, corporate insolvency, group refinancing and restructuring, and IP structures.


Mathieu Laurent holds a degree in English and French Business Law and a Master's degree in International Business Law from the University of Rennes, France, as well as an LL.M. in International Business Law from the University of Exeter in the UK.

He was admitted to the Luxembourg bar in 2006 and to the roll of solicitors of England & Wales in 2008. Before joining Luther, he practiced for several years at a magic circle law firm in Luxembourg.

Honors and distinctions
  • Chambers and Partners Europe (2021): Ranked Leading Individual Band 3 Lawyer for Dispute Resolution. Clients report: "Mathieu Laurent is an outstanding lawyer who not only provides a strategic view on the case but knows most of its details as well."
  • Legal 500 EMEA (2020): Recognized for Commercial, Corporate and M&A.  "Mathieu Laurent is one of the best available in the country right now and effortlessly exhibits knowledge and expertise. Mathieu Laurent is creative, experienced, responsive and very knowledgeable across many fields.”
  • Chambers and Partners Europe (2020): Ranked Up & Coming Lawyer for Dispute Resolution. "Clients report: 'I have a lot of respect for his tenacity and deep knowledge.' He also has experience of banking and restructuring disputes."
  • IFLR1000 (2020): Ranked in Restructuring and Insolvency as Highly regarded. Clients say: "[Mathieu] has provided excellent services and put his excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg legal framework on full display." "One of the most competent, professional and noteworthy lawyers I have had the pleasure of working with." "Permanent availability, quick response and provides overall excellent advice." "Very knowledgeable, which makes it easy for him to be result-oriented."
  • Legal 500 EMEA (2019): Recognised for Dispute Resolution."The 'technically strong and pragmatic' Mathieu Laurent has 'very good expertise in shareholder conflicts' and has been particularly active of late on behalf of minority shareholders."
  • Chambers and Partners Europe (2019): Ranked Up & Coming Lawyer for Dispute Resolution. "Clients praise Mathieu Laurent 's ‘commercial awareness, availability and flexibility.’ His practice focuses on commercial mandates, acting for clients on insolvency and restructuring proceedings and shareholders' disputes."
  • IFLR1000 (2019): Ranked in Restructuring and insolvency as Highly regarded. Clients say: "He is a very accessible lawyer. He is focused on client satisfaction. He has a very good understanding of the clients' issues." "He is commercially astute, very responsive, pragmatic and highly knowledgeable. Communication is extremely smooth. As I have worked with him for now quite a few years, he anticipates our needs."
  • Legal 500 EMEA, 2018: Mathieu Laurent has 'a tremendous amount of transactional experience'.
  • Chambers and Partners, Europe 2018: Ranked Up & Coming Lawyer for Dispute Resolution