Issue 9 2019

Acquisition International - Issue 9 2019 69 Aug19054 Dedicated To Meeting Requirements Based in Luxembourg, MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour is an independent business law firm with a wide international network. Recently, we profiled the firm and caught up with AI’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyer of the Year, Luxembourg, Michel Molitor who provided us with a detailed insight into the innerworkings of MOLITOR and the exceptional services the company offers to clients. ounded in 1996, MOLITOR’s local and international clients rely on the firm for their recognised expertise in both legal matters and disputes involving Luxembourg law. Since their inception, MOLITOR has always been a local business firm with an international outlook. With an independent status and strong relationships with best-friends law firms throughout the world, this has enabled the team at MOLITOR to gain and execute complex mandates. Over the years, the firm has worked continuously to develop their practices, remain true to their values, retaining their character and human approach. Today, MOLITOR combines a total command of the legal technicalities with the highest levels of local knowledge and experience and many years of working and cooperating with regulators, government and the local administration. With this award-winning combination behind them, the team at MOLITOR are able to go above and beyond for their clients, using their extensive knowledge and experience to ensure that they deliver a service which surpasses the expectations of their clients, as Michel begins to explain. “MOLITOR has accumulated considerable experience in all aspects of insurance and reinsurance in Luxembourg, including insurance litigation where we have been closely involved in some of the biggest insurance cases that Luxembourg has seen. In addition to handling countless high-profile cases, we also work on a vast number of smaller and individual cases, involving employment and social security insurance matters.” Working alongside both regular and returning clients from across various sectors of the economy, the team at MOLITOR not only deliver a quality service but they also listen to their clients, asking the right questions to further understand their business, markets and the competitive challenges they face every day. Whilst on the topic of the team, MOLITOR believes that integrity and trust, both internal and external, are vital to the firm’s success. At MOLITOR, the firm’s team is much sought after as insurance lawyers in Luxembourg, retaining very large national and international clients. When discussing the internal culture, Michel is keen to touch on the significant role the team play in the overall success of the firm. “Here at MOLITOR, we know that success comes from team effort, and our firm is totally committed to service excellence. As such, we continually develop our lawyers to respond to our clients’ challenges. “In addition to this, we also recognise the dedication of our team and are continuously looking for opportunities to develop and promote from within the firm, as well as attracting top lawyers from other firms, so that we are able to deliver on the unique needs of our clients and beyond.” As a fiercely independent and business-oriented firm, the team at MOLITOR are flourishing within the new atmosphere of their profession, regardless of the increase in competition throughout the sector. Bringing the interview to a close, Michel reflects on how far the firm has come since their inception over twenty years ago, and signs off by revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline for MOLITOR, highlighting in particular their plans to continue expanding the business in the years to come. “In recent years, we have grown a considerable amount. Moving forward, we intend to continue to grow steadily and in a focussed manner, whilst retaining our independence and our entrepreneurial ethos.” Company: MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL Web Address: F “In recent years, we have grown a considerable amount. Moving forward, we intend to continue to grow steadily and in a focussed manner, whilst retaining our independence and our entrepreneurial ethos.”