Simone Retter has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1985.
For more than two decades Simone Retter has been advising high net worth families and entrepreneurs on the legal structuring of their wealth and investments. Her areas of expertise range from corporate and tax law to civil law and estate planning matters.
In 2009 she founded Retter Attorneys, a boutique law firm exclusively dedicated to private clients. Simone Retter concentrates her activity on a short list of ultra-high net worth families for which she provides legal and family office services and assists them in their global wealth structuring and estate planning. Simone Retter holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and is a graduate from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) – Economic and Finance Section. She attended successfully the Executive Program for Overseas Bankers at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (US). She lectured in commercial law from 1998 to 2000 and presently in the Master in the Wealth Management at the University of Luxembourg.
Simone Retter is a member of the board of directors of the Luxembourg Central Bank since December 2014. Simone Retter has been extensively involved in the drafting of new private wealth foundation legislation for Luxembourg deposited in June 2013 by the Luxembourg government with the Luxembourg parliament. Previously she has drafted the law on family office activities in Luxembourg enacted by the Luxembourg parliament on 21 December 2012. Simone Retter is a member of the Private Banking Group of the Hauté Comité de la Place Financière of Luxembourg.
She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Simone Retter is listed in the Citywealth Leading Lawyers list, in the Legal Media Group Expert Guides to the world’s leading lawyers, in the Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law and in the PLC Which Lawyer Year Book as a recommended private client lawyer.