Counsel promotion in the Luxembourg office
With effect from 1 November 2018, Emmanuel Avice has been promoted to Counsel in the Investment Funds practice of Linklaters in Luxembourg.
Emmanuel, who joined the firm in 2006 and built his career in the Investment Funds practice, has far-reaching expertise in the regulated and unregulated alternative investment funds arena. With extensive experience in establishing, structuring and assisting alternative funds and fund managers, Emmanuel has a particular focus on real estate, along with private equity, infrastructure and renewable energy. Having advised both institutional and retail investors, Emmanuel is widely regarded as an expert in his field.
A member of the Luxembourg bar and a graduate of the University Panthéon-Assas, Paris II, University Complutense, Madrid and Duke University Law School, North Carolina, Emmanuel has advised on many major property fund activities and acquisitions. His most recent work includes acting for BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Services on the €1bn structuring of their first semi open-ended real estate investment fund in Luxembourg. Also, Alinda on setting up a Luxembourg RAIF where the overall fund size (including parallel vehicles) is expected to reach US$5 billion.
Patrick Geortay, National Managing Partner states:
“Emmanuel’s promotion demonstrates his depth of experience and the importance of the investment funds sector for our firm. This not only reflects his professional expertise but it also highlights our commitment to supporting our lawyers as they develop and progress their careers at Linklaters Luxembourg.”
Silke Bernard, Investment Funds partner, says:
“I am delighted that Emmanuel’s unwavering commitment to Linklaters and our clients has been recognised. Joining us straight from university, he has become a highly valued and experienced key member of the senior team. He has the skills and the capacity to design innovative solutions for increasingly complex and challenging transactions.”
This latest promotion brings the total number of Counsel at Linklaters Luxembourg to 4.