Philippe Harles is a Partner in the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance & Capital Markets practices of Arendt & Medernach.

He specialises in corporate projects, advising domestic and global companies, including financial and insurance companies, as well as private equity houses on the structuring of international transactions, private equity investments, corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions and governance matters. He also specialises in capital markets transactions.

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2014 and joined Arendt & Medernach in the same year.

Philippe is involved in the lawyers’ community in Luxembourg and abroad. He was treasurer of the Luxembourg Young Bar Association (2014). He currently serves as an officer of the Young Lawyers’ Committee of the IBA.

He has been elected by his peers “Capital Markets – Leading M&A Expert” at the Paperjam+Delano Business Club Luxembourg Finance Awards 2023.

He is a lecturer in general company law at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and also a teaching assistant in general corporate law at the University of Luxembourg.

He holds a Master's degree in law (Licence en droit) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and also a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in corporate and securities law from the London School of Economics (UK). Philippe participated in an exchange program with Bocconi University.

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, reading knowledge of Dutch.