Josée Weydert is the managing partner of NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg and leads its strong banking and finance practice. Josée works extensively on financings, securitisation, capital markets (both debt and equity) and financial regulatory matters.
Josée is the entrusted advisor of financial institutions, financial professionals and corporate groups. Having also taken a leading position during her career in the capital markets and structured finance departments at a renowned bank in Luxembourg, she has an exceptionally practical strong background in the banking field.
With more than 25 years of legal experience, Josée enjoys high recognition among both market players and clients. She has been nominated as Leading expert in Banking & Finance Law in Luxembourg by Chambers Europe 2018 and also as the Women Leader by the IFLR1000 directory in 2018.
Chambers highlights her as having “profound knowledge of the products and services marketed in Luxembourg’s financial market and excellent working relationships with the government and regulators”. Clients value her “depth of expertise and long-standing experience in the banking industry”.
Josée and her team recently published several articles in various legal publications, including “The banking regulation review” (Law Business Research, 2018) and “Enforcement of Luxembourg pledge: key takeaways from recent court decision” (ILO, 2018).
Josée graduated in law from the Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg (1992), followed by a two-year program for young banking executives at the Luxembourg Training Institute for Banking (1994-1995). She regularly speaks at conferences, in particular on topics including securitisation and finance products.
Josée was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 1993.
Josée is a native Luxembourgish citizen. She is fluent in English, French, German and Luxembourgish.