Philippe Schmit is a partner in the employment law, pensions and benefits practice. Philippe advises employers in the financial and industrial sectors on all aspects of the employment relationship (including its termination). He also specialises in all matters related to restructuring and reorganisation, negotiation in the context of collective dismissals and collective bargaining procedures, as well as any other HR aspects triggered by corporate restructuring, including M&A (e.g., transfers of undertakings).
His practice encompasses advice on compensation and benefits schemes, equity schemes, share option plans and pension schemes.
Philippe also has extensive knowledge of expatriation matters and provides legal advice with respect to business immigration and all related aspects.
He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2006.
He is a member of several associations focusing on employment law, including the Employment Law Alliance.
Philippe Schmit holds a master’s degree in law from the Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg, France, as well as an advanced master’s degree (DEA) in private international law from the same university. Philippe speaks English, French, German and Luxembourgish.