Although the majority of our firm’s international clients comprises European and American entities, the firm attracts clients from all around the world. Our firm also assists many EU institutions in legal matters of all kinds.
Arendt & Medernach has many well-established local clients such as banks, professionals of the financial sector, insurance companies, industrial groups, manufacturers and transport companies.The firm’s client base further comprises public sector clients such as public administrations/public administration entities.
One of the main objectives of Arendt & Medernach is to train highly skilled legal practitioners so that they become leaders in their areas of expertise. Our firm also encourages its members to widen their legal experience by participating in projects involving other departments in the firm.The sharing of knowledge and the experience which is gained from this practice allows our members to obtain, in addition to their expertise in a specific field, a wide professional experience on a range of other legal issues.
In order to provide personal development to all of our employees, the firm offers regular mandatory training courses, taking into account individual needs as well as collective requirements. These programmes cover diverse fields of competence such as technical and soft skills, legal updates, languages as well as cultural aspects in general.
Associates are also offered various training programmes in-house that are updated on a regular basis. When there is a want for change of practice area for an associate, we support them to evaluate other areas of business law.
Business services staff can also benefit from several training programmes aimed for HR, Marketing, IT and Finance professionals.
Arendt & Medernach employs fee earners and business services professionals of many nations, cultures and backgrounds alike. This diverse environment enables us to understand different business cultures of our clients and to work in many languages.
Regular legal updates
In addition to client training and conferences, Arendt & Medernach holds internal conferences on recent legal and regulatory developments which are of interest to all practitioners regardless of their area of expertise. All our members are encouraged to take part in these conferences where they are given the opportunity to share their knowledge and practical know-how.
In order to develop and consolidate client relationships, all new members of the firm are offered the opportunity to participate in client meetings and to liaise with clients soon after joining the firm. Although new members of the firm are involved in client files from the beginning, the files are always managed by a senior associate or a partner who will provide guidance and supervision.
As a result of the firm’s international dimension, lawyers are offered the opportunity to widen their professional experience by working in one of our foreign representative offices.
As leading and largest law firm in Luxembourg, Arendt & Medernach is well-placed to offer secondments to clients in all practices. Our strategy regarding secondment is to meet our clients’ needs by ways of selecting the lawyer corresponding the most to their businesses. Such secondments present the secondee with an invaluable experience and understanding of diverse working environments and also contribute to the strengthening of relationships between Arendt & Medernach and such entities.