Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch


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Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch is the partner in charge of the EU Financial & Competition Law practice of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in EU and Luxembourg competition law, regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions, State aid rules, EU banking and financial law, tax law, telecommunications, public procurement and environmental law.

Philippe-Emmanuel advises a wide range of public and private clients, both nationally and internationally, on EU and competition law and sectoral regulation. He represents them before regulatory authorities and the EU and national courts.

  • Having qualified as a lawyer in Belgium, he is currently a member of the Luxembourg Bar.
  • Holding a Doctorate in Law from the Université de Liège and from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France).

  • In 2009, he published the first edition of a book on European Union Banking and Financial law (“Droit bancaire et financier européen”, Larcier). The 2nd edition of the book was published in 2016. He is also the author of numerous articles and books on EU law (mainly competition and banking and financial law), private international law, company law and arbitration law. He also regularly presents at conferences on EU and competition law matters.
  • He will publish by the end of March 2024 his first non-legal essay: “The Five Labours for Europe, a Europe that will make us grow”.
  • In addition, he is a member of several high-level Committees within the Luxembourg financial sector and of the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage.
  • Philippe-Emmanuel is also part-time Professor of European Banking and Financial Law at the Université de Liège (Belgium), and visiting Professor in the same subject at the University Paris II-Assas.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he was Legal Secretary at the European Court of Justice and previously worked as a lawyer at the law firm de Bandt, van Hecke et Lagae in Brussels (now part of the Linklaters network).