Clifford Chance appoints Katia Gauzès as newLuxembourg Managing Partner

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance announces the appointment of Katia Gauzès as the new Managing Partner of its Luxembourg office.

Charles Adams, Global Managing Partner: "I am excited to announce the appointment of Katia as the Office Managing Partner for Luxembourg. I am confident that she will be of great value to both our Luxembourg office and our European team, driving and guiding our people, and working together with our clients to achieve continued success".

Steve Jacoby, Regional Managing Partner for Continental Europe, and the previous managing partner of the Luxembourg office continues: "I look forward to working closely together with Katia to deliver our

One Europe strategy, contributing to make our client and market share grow, attracting and retaining the best talents in our region, and further strengthening our position as the leading global law firm in Europe".

Katia joined Clifford Chance as a Partner in 2016. She specialises in corporate law, advising clients from the private equity and real estate industry on the structuring of complex international transactions, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as the reorganization and setting up of various company structures and joint ventures in Luxembourg.

In addition, Katia represents Clifford Chance on the board of directors of LPEA, the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, and is also a member of its Legal Technical Committee. She is also a French Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France) and a former member of the Luxembourg Bar Council (Conseil de l’Ordre).

Commenting on her appointment as the Luxembourg Managing Partner, Katia said: "I am grateful to have the opportunity to take on this role and I look forward to building on what we have achieved in recent years. The Luxembourg office has been growing steadily, attracting great and diverse talents across all our practices. Our Luxembourg team plays a key role on both a local, European and global level, advising our clients on their most critical and complex cross-border matters."

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About Clifford Chance:

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. Its Luxembourg office, established in 2000, is one of the leading international law firms in Luxembourg. With more than 180 professionals, it has a team of 120 lawyers and 13 partners. The team is experienced in banking and finance, capital markets, Corporate and M&A, employment, investment funds, litigation and tax, and advises both international and Luxembourg-based clients, including financial institutions and businesses.

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