André WEIL


Luxembourg (LU)

+352 621 596 670


English, French, German

Practice area

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment


Educational/ Current position / Professional Experience


Diploma of Higher Studies in Business Law (DESS) from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon (1995),
Master in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD Fontainebleau (1972),
Diploma of Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Poitiers (1966)
Diplomas of the British and German Chambers of Commerce (1965).

Current experience

Sworn expert for the courts of justice of Luxembourg (employment disputes)

Professional experience

1962 – 1966Work in the wholesale business of my father in Limoges
1966 – 1968Adviser to the Minister of Economy of Chad, in charge of price controls and internal trade
1968 – 1971Economist at Orshan Ltd, Haifa. I specialized in food industry projects (meat, pineapple, etc..) in several African states
1972 – 1974Consultant at Norbert Chatenet Consultants, Paris. Creation & development of PROTEG (alarms)
1974 – 1977VP & Executive Secretary of the Board of Enerco, Paris, branch of the 4 main French banks & the 2 largest engineering companies, created to assist the French industries in energy saving investments
1977 – 1992VP at Trade Development Bank France (which became Republic National Bank of New York and now HSBC), and later secretary general of the bank.
1992 – 1993Secretary general of the Tati textile group, member of the credit committee of the Bank Delubac
1994 – 1996Chairman of the broker Timber Hill France and secretary general of France Synergies Cambodia.
1996 – 2005CEO of SA HLM Les Maisons Saines, social housing in Paris.

Other functions/ Memberships

• Judge, then chairman of various chambers at the Court of Commerce of Paris (1988-2001), General Delegate of the President of the Court.
• Honorary Chamber Chairman at the Court of Commerce of Paris (Silver Medal of the City of Paris)
• Former President of the Association of Judges of the Court of Commerce of Paris
• Former administrator, adviser to the President of the Circle of commercial judges in Paris
• Expert in charge of training of senior Russian judges (TACIS Programme)
• Responsible for preventing problems of enterprises at the CIP (Chamber of Accountants), Paris
• Former Director of the Franco-Russian Law Society (SJFR)
• Vice-President of the association Icon and Tradition
• Icons painter (Grand Prix Exhibition Palais, Paris 1997)
• Former member of the board of IAA (International Association of INSEAD alumni) in Luxembourg


Mediator in a social law dispute with the Paris Court of Appeal

Arbitration Experience

I was sole arbitrator and chairman of several ad hoc arbitrations, 10 arbitrations related to labour law disputes and 5 commercial arbitrations related to accounting, brewery industry, construction and nuclear disputes.

I also acted as co-arbitrator in an ICC international arbitration arising out of a hotel business dispute.


Practice areas