Antoine Laniez is a partner 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 institutional clients in complex arbitrations and litigations related to commercial law, corporate disputes and insolvency. Antoine further has a significant track record in cross border recognition and enforcement proceedings.
He also supervises a dedicated employment team, which has a focus on 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 for several years.
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), and a board member of the Luxembourg Association 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 (non practicing), and to the French Bar in 2013 (non practicing). His complex litigation and arbitration expertise is recognized by legal guides such as the Legal 500 and Leader's League. In 2020, he was ranked as future leader in arbitration by Who's Who Legal.
Antoine is fluent in French and English and proficient in Spanish.