Dispute resolution

In today's business world, the globalisation of the commercial environment, increased competitiveness, a challenging economic climate and stricter regulations may give rise to increasingly complex disputes.

What are your challenges

  • Managing the business challenges you face while minimizing the risk of disputes.
  • Protecting your interests while preserving as much as possible your relationship with your business partners.
To respond to these challenges, you will need:
  • An understanding of the different strategies that may be implemented, as well as their strengths and weaknesses.
  • A team which helps you resolve disputes before they escalate and ensure that alternative methods and creative settlement approaches are assessed to minimize disputes, in terms of time and cost and in line with your business objectives.
  • When litigation is inevitable, dedicated and skilled lawyers who are committed to defending your rights and interests.
  • Close and regular contact with your lawyer throughout the litigation process, keeping you informed of options and developments as the case progresses.


How we can assist you

Our litigation team works closely with the specialized teams of our other practice areas allowing us to handle complex litigation cases.
Our areas of expertise notably include:

Corporate and commercial litigation

  • Shareholders' disputes
  • Enforcement of contracts, contractual liability and debt recovery
  • Company directors’ civil and criminal liability
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy


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Financial litigation

  • Regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings
  • Matters pertaining to bank liability including professional secrecy, portfolio management, information and advice duties
  • Bank-customer disputes including recovery of assets


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IP and IT litigation

  • Contractual and licensing disputes
  • ICT disputes including IT maintenance agreements, outsourcing, telecoms and internet services
  • Enforcement of IP rights such as patents, trademarks and copyright and anti-counterfeiting
  • Data protection and privacy


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Real Estate litigation

  • Construction liability including, among others, statutory limitations, patent and latent defects, building guarantees
  • Lease agreements


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Employment disputes

  • Unfair dismissals and executive terminations
  • Collective labour disputes
  • Enforcement of restrictive covenants
  • Discrimination and harassment disputes
  • Social security reassessments and litigation


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Tax litigation

  • Claim against personal, corporate and VAT tax assessments
  • Claim against enforcement of personal guarantee of company directors


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PwC Legal is ranked in the practice both in Chambers and Partners Europe (Band 3) and The Legal500 (Band 2).

"The lawyers work wisely and intelligently and really try to understand the situation."

Dispute resolution, Chambers & Partners, 2020


Contact us

Cindy Arces

Managing Partner, Avocat à la Cour au Barreau de Luxembourg, PwC Legal

Tel: +352 26 48 42 35 45

Marielle Stevenot

Partner, Avocat à la Cour au Barreau de Luxembourg, PwC Legal

Tel: +352 26 48 42 35 13

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