Hervé Leclercq

Hervé Leclercq

Hervé Leclercq

Luxembourg

T +352 27484 1

Avocat à la Cour
Partner

Areas of practice

Hervé Leclercq has an extensive local and cross border legal expertise. His clients include asset managers, promoters as well as institutional and private investors whom he represents in matters relating to funds formation, ongoing operations and liquidation.

He is mainly active in the domain of alternative funds with a focus on private equity, debt, infrastructure and real estate. He has also gained experience in advising Fintech companies and can provide guidance on regulatory topics such as AIFMD, MIFID II or UCITS.

Practices
Vita

Hervé was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2001 and is notably a member of the Luxembourg Investment Funds Association (ALFI) where he seats on several working groups.

He graduated from the University of Aix-en-Provence and holds a Master's degree in International Business Law.

Honors and distinctions
  • Legal 500 EMEA (2022): Recognized for Investment Funds. "Hervé Leclercq stands out because of his long and wide experience. He has great skills when it comes to pedagogically explaining the intricacies of different structures to clients who are not knowledgeable of Luxembourg regulations."
  • IFLR1000 (2021/2022): Ranked in Investment funds, Banking, Capital markets: Equity as Highly regarded. Clients say: "Exactly what you should expect from your lawyer: he understands your business, your intentions; speaks straight forwardly; and makes things happen fast at a fair price."
  • Legal 500 EMEA (2021): Recognized for Investment Funds. ‘Hervé Leclercq is a very practical advisor. He does not get lost in legal wormholes, but rather focuses his advice on the important considerations such as risk and business implications.’
  • Chambers and Partners Europe (2020): Ranked Leading Individual Band 4 Lawyer for Investment Funds. "Hervé Leclercq is noted for his 'pragmatic and reactive' approach. He advises on regulatory aspects of fund mandates and is particularly active on matters relating to SIF structures."
  • Chambers Global (2020): Ranking in "Investment Funds - Luxembourg"
  • Legal 500 EMEA (2019): Recognised for Investment Funds. "Hervé Leclercq is a ‘knowledgeable and supportive'  team partner."
  • Chambers and Partners Europe (2019): Ranked Leading Individual Band 4 Lawyer for Investment Funds. "Hervé Leclercq (…) acts on the regulatory aspects of fund mandates, and is particularly active on matters relating to SIF structures. Sources highlight an ‘excellent interaction’ with him, and appreciate his ‘pragmatic and hands-on approach’ as well as his ‘knowledge in multiple areas.’"
  • Chambers Europe (2018) Mentioned in the category "Investment Funds". "He is very pragmatic, down-to-earth and close to the client. He offers legal advice but also knows what is important for businesses."
     
  • Chambers Global (2017-2018): Listed in the category Investment Funds / Band 4
     
  • Chambers Europe (2017): Listed in the category Investment Funds
     
  • Chambers Global (2017): Listed in the category Investment Funds
     
  • Legal 500 (2017): Listed in the category Investment Funds / tier 5