Max von Frantzius

Counsel, PwC Legal

Max is counsel at PwC Legal working in the investment funds practice.

Max is a lawyer with 17 years of experience in Luxembourg investment fund law/practice. Admitted to the Bars of Cologne and Paris (8 years practice in law firms in Paris and Luxembourg). Managing Director/Member of the Executive Board (“Dirigeant”) of a “Chapter 15 Management Company” and AIFM from June 2010 through September 2014. He worked at PwC Luxembourg as an Advisory Director from October 2014 to November 2018.

Max has then joined PwC Legal in December 2018 where he specialises in all legal and regulatory aspects of investment fund work, advising clients on the creation, structuring and marketing of investment funds with a focus on alternative products.

He is regularly involved in the structuring and setting-up of numerous Private Equity and Real Estate investment funds in Luxembourg in the form of Specialised Investment Funds (SIFs) and Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIFs) for institutional clients.

Education / Bar Admission
  • Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat (CAPA), Bar exam, Paris (France)
  • 2nd State Exam in Law, County Court, Cologne (Germany)
  • 1st State Exam in Law, University of Bonn (Germany)
  • Fund Structuring
  • Strategic Restructurings
  • Regulatory Impact Assessments and Implementations
  • Regulatory Investigations
  • German (native)
  • English (bilingual)
  • French (bilingual)


Contact details

Tel: +352 26 48 42 35 27