Véronique HOFFELD


Luxembourg (LU)

+352 466 230 232

+352 466 234



Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Spanish

Practice area

  • Administrative Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contract Law
  • Employment
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunication


Educational/ Current position / Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Véronique Hoffeld, Avocat à la Cour, is a member of the Management Committee of Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg and heads the Litigation & Risk Management Practice Group of our Luxembourg office. She focuses on commercial law, litigation, arbitration, real estate and IP law.

Véronique has experience in advising on complex, high-value multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration cases, as well as on proceedings before the civil courts and arbitration tribunals. She focuses in particular on commercial disputes, as well as financial and corporate litigation.

Together with her team, Véronique has been rewarded by various high profile arbitration cases that involve interesting and partly unresolved issues inter alia related to recognition and enforcement of ICC arbitral awards.

She is listed as a Dispute Resolution Expert in Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation 2019 directory. Véronique is the president of the board of directors of the National Research Fund (FNR) of Luxembourg


• Luxembourg Bar, 1996
• Luxembourg Think Tank for arbitration;
• Luxembourg Arbitration Association (Association luxembourgeoise d’arbitrage).


• Leadership in service firms executive program, Harvard School of Business Law, 2017
• LL.M. in International Business Law, London School of Economics (United Kingdom), 1995
• Master’s Degree (Maîtrise) in International and European Law, University of Paris II (France), 1994
• Law degree, University of Aix-Marseille III (France), 1993
Arbitration Experience
Véronique is often involved in complex cross-border multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration matters.
She has extensive experience in the following legal practice areas:
• Corporate-commercial law – Véronique has a strong track record in advising and representing both national and multinational clients on commercial disputes, working closely with them to achieve a swift and effective conclusion. She handles the full range of corporate law litigation including post-acquisition claims, directors’ liability, shareholders disputes etc. as well as the full range of commercial law litigation relating e.g. to commercial contracts, liability, distribution, and unfair competition.
• Banking and finance litigation, including complex banking litigation, securities litigation and project finance related legal proceedings, in which we act for both lenders and borrowers.
• Restructurings and insolvency proceedings (for instance seizing property and assets, and enforcement of security interests) – Véronique represents creditors and/or interested buyers in high-profile restructuring and insolvency cases.
• Intellectual Property litigation – Véronique advises on all the stages in the life-cycle of intellectual property, from protection to transfer, via strategy, management, marketing and enforcing.
• Privacy law – Véronique advises companies on all privacy-related disputes.
(International) Arbitration – Véronique combines both proven expertise and knowledge to guide her clients through complex arbitration. She has experience in proceedings under the rules of most of the preeminent domestic and international arbitration institutes such as ICC. She has successfully handled many highly sensitive and complex arbitration matters.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Most recent publications and articles:
• Global Arbitration Review (GAR) – Commercial Arbitration – Luxembourg Chapter 2019 –Véronique Hoffeld. We were the authors of the Luxembourg Chapter for the 2017 and 2018 and will author the 2020 edition too;
• ICLG – International Arbitration 2018 – Luxembourg Chapter – Véronique Hoffeld;
• ICLG – Data Protection 2018 – Luxembourg Chapter – April / May 2018 – Véronique Hoffeld;
ICLG – Corporate Recovery and Insolvency 2018 – Luxembourg Chapter – April 2018 – Véronique Hoffeld.
• “La blockchain, compatible avec le RGPD (GDPR)?“ – interview with Véronique Hoffeld in local business publication Paperjam (March 2019)

Seminars and conferences

• Véronique participates, as a member, in events organised by the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and in other associations.


Practice areas