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Céline Pignon


I believe in working hard to give clients high-quality, results-oriented services, and responsiveness, to help them achieve their goals.


Céline Pignon is a Luxembourg qualified lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in corporate law, focusing on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture structures, reorganization and restructuring work in both a domestic and cross-border context.

Céline regularly advises international companies, private equity houses, venture capital funds, real estate funds, institutional investors, asset managers, start-ups and UHNWI in these fields.

Areas of FocusCorporate
Professional QualificationsAvocat à la Cour registered with the Barreau de Luxembourg


  • Advising investment management firms, funds and corporates on the acquisition or sale of assets across various jurisdictions in Europe, either directly or through special purpose vehicles or joint-venture vehicles.
  • Advising international firms on cross-border restructuring such as cross-border mergers, demergers, liquidations and migration of companies.
  • Advising companies on management incentive plans.
  • Advising Luxembourg companies on funding through, among others, issuance of preferred shares or other equity or debt instruments.
  • Advising and providing general corporate assistance to multinational companies, including equity group capitalization and intragroup restructuring.
  • French
  • English
  • University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg Law, 2002
  • University of Nancy, DESS Business and Tax Law, 2000
  • University of Metz, Master's Degree, 1999

Prior Experience

  • 2020 to date: Counsel, DLA Piper Luxembourg
  • 2010-20: Director and Senior Executive at International fiduciary, Luxembourg
  • 2006-10: Independent legal and domiciliation services professional, Luxembourg
  • 2003-06: Senior Associate, International law firm, Luxembourg
  • 2001-03: Associate, International law firm, Luxembourg