Torsten Sauer


Torsten Sauer

Torsten Sauer



Torsten Sauer is a corporate and M&A lawyer based in Luxembourg. He has a wealth of experience of advising clients (mainly listed multinationals, asset managers, HNWIs, insurance/reinsurance undertakings, pension plans and pharmaceutical companies) on corporate law and governance matters, public and private M&A (including joint ventures, reorganisations and re-financings of groups of companies), private equity and structuring of corporate finance transactions.

Torsten is also regularly involved in complex real estate and capital market transactions, with a strong focus on the German market and the DACH-region. Prior to joining the firm, Torsten worked for leading international law firms in Paris, New York and Luxembourg.

He is a standing member of the New York, Paris and Luxembourg bars and is fully proficient in English, French and German.

Torsten obtained law degrees from the universities of Saarbrücken (Diplom-Jurist), Panthéon-Assas (Maîtrise) and Cornell (LLM) and is a graduate of HEC School of Management (Paris) and ESCP Europe. Torsten holds a certificate in private international law from the Hague Academy of International Law.

Professional experience

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  • Attorney at law New York
  • Avocat à la Cour Luxembourg
  • Avocat au barreau de Paris

Highly recommended: Corporate/M&A, Luxembourg, Leaders League, 2023

Tier 4: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Luxembourg, Legal 500 EMEA, 2023
Team head Torsten Sauer is 'very practical, commercial and user-friendly'. 

  • Co-author, "Financial services M&A", Lexology, 2022
  • Co-author with Mathis Bredimus, Fiduciary duties of Luxembourg company directors during an acquisition process, RPDA, 2021/10   
  • Co-author with Manfred Dietrich, Luxembourg Chapter of Governance, Legal Guidelines for International Management, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
  • Co-author with Manfred Dietrich, Luxembourg Chapter of Governance International: Rechtsleitfaden für die Management-Praxis, Schäffer-Pöschel, 2011 
  • The geographical optimisation of cross-border LBOs: a comparative legal and financial study of the French, German and Luxembourg systems, Les Echos de la Recherche, ESCP-EAP Paris, 2007
  • English
  • French
  • German