1st March 2021 marks the 5th anniversary of GSK Stockmann as a leading European law firm in Luxembourg.
GSK Stockmann opened its office in Luxembourg on 1st March 2016. The office started with a team of initially 3 partners, 5 associates and 1 staff member and has meanwhile grown to 27 lawyers, including 7 partners and 12 staff members as a result of organic growth. The firm recently doubled its office space to 2500 sqm in the Axento building on Kirchberg providing for sufficient office space under current circumstances and to support future growth.
Since its inception in 2016, the Luxembourg office of GSK Stockmann has been focusing on advising leading local and international financial institutions, asset managers, private equity houses, insurance companies, corporates and FinTech companies in relation to Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Investment Funds, Real Estate, Regulatory and Insurance as well as Tax. The close cooperation between the firm’s offices in Luxembourg and Germany provides the basis for integrated and seamless services with a local edge.
GSK Stockmann in Luxembourg has been following a forward-thinking strategy from day one: As part of employer branding, the firm has a strong focus on corporate culture and entrepreneurship. The recent certification Great Place to Work® for 2020-2021 confirms top staff satisfaction (84%). As a result, the firm has a very low staff turnover also based on flexible work solutions and promotion of female leadership as well as cultural diversity.
In relation to social and corporate commitment, GSK Stockmann in Luxembourg regularly offers local artists a platform to present contemporary Luxembourg art in its premises. The firm also is corporate member of the Philharmonie Luxembourg.
Based on its strategic focus, the Luxembourg office of GSK Stockmann has managed to achieve a consolidated profile amongst its peers, in the national and international media, and as sponsors and speakers at numerous national and international conferences. The firm’s development is increasingly recognized in national and international rankings.
“We are very proud of the development of GSK Stockmann in Luxembourg since its opening in 2016. At the heart of the European Union, the office is ideally positioned to provide advice to national and international clients in Luxembourg, Europe and worldwide which integrates well in GSK Stockmann’s international strategy with international desks relating to key jurisdictions around the world in order to highlight cross-border capabilities to international clients. With team members from more than 10 jurisdictions speaking even more languages, the Luxembourg office has significantly internationalized GSK Stockmann throughout the last years”, says Dr. Oliver Glück, Co-Managing Partner of GSK Stockmann.
Marcus Peter, Partner of GSK Stockmann in Luxembourg, adds: “In the name of all partners I want to thank our teams including staff for their dedication and excellent work! Furthermore, I express our appreciation and gratitude for the trust and professionality of our clients and business partners. It will be a pleasure to continue working together further growing the firm.”
Valerio Scollo, LL.M. (NYU), LL.M. (NUS)