Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Luxembourg-based partner Claire Guilbert, who joins the firm from Arendt & Medernach SA.
Claire advises local and international asset managers in the structuring, formation, offering and organisation of regulated and unregulated investment funds, with a particular focus on private equity, debt and real estate strategies. She further addresses all regulatory questions related to alternative investment funds, their managers and their service providers. She has particularly strong knowledge about Luxembourg product laws and regulations, AIFMD, CBDF, SFDR and AML/CFT rules. She also has significant experience in assisting with downstream transactional investment structuring and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Claire has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2012 and is a member of several associations.
Stéphane Braun, Head of Luxembourg, commented: “The addition of Claire to our team will significantly strengthen our offering in Luxembourg. The expansion of our team here has been a key focus for the firm and Claire’s investment funds experience and knowledge will be highly valuable as we continue to grow.”
Richard Sheen, Global Head of funds and asset management, commented: “We are delighted that Claire is joining our growing global funds and asset management team. Enhancing our capabilities in investment funds is one of our core strategic initiatives and Luxembourg is a key component. Claire’s hire complements other recent partner hires in the private funds space, including Joshua Tod in London and Zubair Mir in Dubai.”
Claire Guilbert, comments: “I am pleased for the opportunity to join the team at Norton Rose Fulbright and contribute to its global platform, supporting clients on international matters. Norton Rose Fulbright offers the deep and cross-jurisdictional experience that clients need to apprehend the sophistication of fund products and the complexity of regulations in that industry. We aim to provide complete, comprehensive and tailored advice and assistance to the clients across the value chain.”