Antoine Laniez is heading our litigation & arbitration practice. He is serving a wide range of corporate clients and banks in arbitration and complex litigation matters related to commercial law, corporate disputes and insolvency. He is also supervising the employment practice advising clients on Luxembourg and European labour law and corporate employment matters.
Prior to joining NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg in 2014, Antoine gained in-depth litigation and arbitration experience, with a focus on commercial law, while working for two other renowned law firms based in Luxembourg.
Antoine studied Private Law at the University of Toulouse (France). He also holds a Master degree in European Law from the University of Franche-Comté (jointly with Erasmus exchange program The Hague University) (2003) as well as an LL.M. in Community Litigation from the Universities of Nancy-Strasbourg-Luxembourg (2005). Moreover, he used to teach law at the University of Lorraine (France) until 2016.
Antoine is a regular speaker at international courses and workshops and a contributor to numerous publications on litigation and arbitration 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 de Arbitrage.
With an impressive clients base, the Luxembourg litigation department headed by Antoine Laniez, proved to be in line with the strong litigation and arbitration practices of NautaDutilh; the practice entered in 2018 the ranking of Legal500, after only three years of its creation.
Antoine was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2006, as a Solicitor to the senior courts of England and Wales in 2011 and to the French Bar in 2013.
Antoine is fluent in French and English and has a good knowledge of Spanish.