New law reforms Luxembourg civil and commercial legal proceedings

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The new law of 15 July 2021 reforming aspects of civil and commercial legal procedure was published

Parliament voted unanimously for this reform with the aim of improving the efficiency of civil and commercial court proceedings. The majority of the new provisions will come into force on 16 September 2021.

The law responds to the strain currently placed on the judicial system by the growing population of Luxembourg and the increasing number and complexity of cases. It will shorten the length of certain proceedings commenced under existing procedural options while also creating new procedures to make the courts more accessible and efficient.

The text of the law notably includes the following provisions:

It is expected that implementation of these measures will ensure that decisions in civil and commercial matters will be rendered within a reasonable time period.

Arendt’s litigation experts remain at your disposal to answer any questions you may have about the new law. Please contact our experts listed below.

François Kremer

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Clara Mara-Marhuenda

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Marianne Rau

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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Luxembourg Newsflash – New law reforms Luxembourg civil and commercial legal proceedings

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