First Round of Promotion at Bonn Steichen & Partners

Leading independent Luxembourg law firm, Bonn Steichen & Partners, continues its growth with the appointment of former counsel Linda Harroch to new Partner and the promotion of two Counsels and one Senior Associate.

Luxembourg, Luxembourg, January 11, 2013 --( With more than twelve years' experience in private equity and corporate law, Linda Harroch has been promoted to Partner at BSP. She advises major international companies, PE firms and real estate funds on fund structuring and formation as well as on structuring and financing of international buy-out transactions, joint-ventures, corporate reorganisations, merger and acquisitions as well as corporate governance matters.

Valérie Kopera has been appointed Counsel. Her practice is mainly focused on corporate law and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on shareholders’ disputes. With over eight years of experience, she has developed a strong expertise both in contentious and non-contentious cases.

Corporate Law specialist, Christèle Pierre-Alexandre has also been promoted as Counsel. She is in charge of matters related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and restructuring for national and international clients. Before being admitted to the Luxembourg Bar, Christèle was a lawyer in the financial engineering department of one of the “Big Four” firms in Luxembourg, a discipline she is still practising today.

James Murphy, has been appointed Senior Associate. Heavily involved in various corporate law issues, James has been assigned to complex M&A matters.

Alain Steichen, Managing Partner and co-founder of the firm congratulates: “We are delighted to welcome Linda as a Partner at Bonn Steichen & Partners as she is one of the most talented lawyers in Private Equity in Luxembourg. Her promotion, together with those of our other lawyers, is recognition of both their skills and the natural outcome of their client commitment.” He adds: “These promotions are in line with the firm’s strategic growth where we rely on and develop the competences of our seasoned lawyers, which allows us to assist our clients in a professional manner in a very demanding and fast-moving business environment.”

Enjoying a strong and leading reputation, as confirmed by the international rankings, the law firm Bonn Steichen & Partners was elected Best Law Firm in Luxembourg 2012 by Acquisition International and Lawyers World.
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