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Eliane Dejardin Botelho

Capital Markets and Banking Partner, Luxembourg


Education and qualifications


Eliane joined Linklaters Luxembourg’s capital markets and banking group in 2004 and was appointed as partner by the firm in May 2022. 

She has special expertise in regulatory matters and has been involved in a number of bank and insurance set-ups and reorganisations in Luxembourg and abroad. She regularly advises international groups active in the banking (including retail and private banking fields) and insurance businesses and is a key contributor to the development of the Linklaters Luxembourg insurance practice.

Eliane has also specialist expertise in derivatives and securities financing structures for major Luxembourg banks, central securities depositories and central clearing houses. She regularly advises these entities on their product offering to clients. Among which, a number of Clearstream Banking products, such as the Clearstream Terms and Conditions for Repurchase Transactions (“CRC”), the Clearstream Terms and Conditions for Pledge Agreements (“CPC”) and the custody and margin security documents prepared in association with a major international derivatives trade association in the context of the uncleared derivatives margin implementation.

She also has extensive expertise in banking matters, including credit and security taking, real estate finance as well as restructuring and enforcement of Luxembourg security interests. 

Eliane is also at the origin of the Linklaters Learning Hub – a training and networking hub associating young lawyers at the firm with young professionals at clients.

Education and qualifications

Eliane holds a Licence degree in law from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.

She speaks English, French and Portuguese