Antoine Laniez is a counsel with NautaDutilh and head of the Luxembourg Litigation & Arbitration practice, which was included in the Legal 500 rankings a mere three years after its creation. He represents a wide range of corporate clients and banks in complex arbitration and litigation related to commercial law, corporate disputes and insolvency. He also advises clients on Luxembourg and European labour law and corporate employment matters.
Prior to joining NautaDutilh in 2014, Antoine gained in-depth litigation and arbitration experience, with a focus on commercial law, while working at two other renowned law firms based in Luxembourg.
Antoine studied private law at the University of Toulouse and holds a master's degree in European law from the University of Franche-Comté. During his studies, he took part in the Erasmus exchange programme in The Hague (2003). He also holds an LL.M. in litigation from the Universities of Nancy-Strasbourg and Luxembourg (2005). He was a lecturer on the law faculty at the University of Lorraine until 2016.
Antoine is a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars and a frequent contributor to litigation and arbitration publications in Luxembourg. He is a member of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (CFA), the Association pour la Protection des Données au Luxembourg (APDL) and the Think Tank pour l'Arbitrage.
Antoine was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2006, as a solicitor to the higher courts of England and Wales in 2011, and to the French Bar in 2013.
Antoine is fluent in French and English and proficient in Spanish.