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Nicki Kayser

Partner, Luxembourg



Avocat à la Cour, Member of the Luxembourg Bar


Nicki has been a partner in the Luxembourg office’s Capital Markets and Banking group since April 2006. He currently head the Capital Markets and Banking group.

Nicki practises in capital markets, primarily concentrating on debt instruments, banking matters (credit and security taking), as well as restructuring and insolvency matters. Nicki has special expertise in derivatives products, securitisations, repackagings, fiduciary structures, LPNs and generally all types of debt securities issues. He also advises regularly on prospectus, market abuse and transparency obligation laws, EMIR and other regulatory matters.

Nicki is a member of the board of the Association Luxembourgeoise des Juristes de Droit Bancaire (ALJB) (the Luxembourg Association of Banking Lawyers) and a member of the editorial committee of the legal journal published by the ALJB. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Luxembourg-China Chamber of Commerce “ChinaLux”. Furthermore, Nicki sits on several industry committees in the financial sector.

Nicki contributes regularly in legal periodicals and other publications on capital markets and banking subjects. Most recently he contributed the Luxembourg chapter in Finanzderivate (financial derivatives), edited by J.C Zerey.

Professional experience

2007 - Partner, Linklaters LLP, Luxembourg
2006 - 2007 Partner, Linklaters Loesch, Luxembourg
2002 - 2006 Managing Associate, Linklaters Loesch Luxembourg
1999 - 2001 Associate, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Luxembourg
1998 - 1999 Associate, Loesch & Wolter, Luxembourg
1998 - Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar
1997 - Trainee, Freshfields, Paris


1996 - 1997 Queens’ College Cambridge, LL.M
1993 - 1996 University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Maîtrise en droit
1992 - 1993 Centre Universitaire à Luxembourg, Etudes juridiques et économiques


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