Practice areas

Knowledge - Creativity - Sophistication - Effiency​

Knowing the detail of the client’s business and understanding the challenges faced are the starting points for excellence in tax advice.

Our values

Knowledge

Today, business is more complex and susceptible to change.

Praxio is more than your business law firm: We are your business partners. We are not just a law office of tax, regulatory and legal specialists, but professionals who aim to fully understand your business.

Efficiency

Effective, efficient legal services without compromise.

We always work as efficiently as possible, without compromising the quality of our legal and tax services. Efficiency is essential for our clients. It also enables us to retain talented professionals by offering an attractive work-life balance.

Sophistication

Business does not like surprises.

As an international business law firm, our approach is holistic and multidisciplinary. We take into account all aspects of law as well as real-life constraints. We are able to handle complex issues and the unexpected, providing clients with clear and timely advice.

Creativity

We are as entrepreneurial and innovative as our clients.

Thinking outside the box is part of our company culture. Our ability to appreciate our clients’ issues, needs and wants enables us to challenge the status quo and identify the optimal way to achieve results.

Collaboration

Collaboration is particularly important for complex projects involving other professionals, different departments within client organisations, and third-party service providers.

We provide input clearly and constructively, in a way that avoids information overload. We are able to coordinate projects and collate information from different parties, so clients can make the best business decisions.

Responsiveness

Responsiveness is key for our clients.

All clients are important to us, and we pride ourselves on responding and communicating in an efficient and timely fashion.

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Assignon AKAKPO

Of Counsel
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Abdulsamet YAGDI

Director - tax compliance
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Claudia VELLANDI

Office Manager / Paralegal
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Filip KOBYLKIEWICZ

Senior Associate
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Nesrin KAYA

Rechtsanwalt – admitted in Luxembourg (Liste IV)
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Martin HERMANNS-COUTURIER

Counsel
Head of Investment & Asset Management
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Léa DUVAL

Junior Associate
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Faruk DURUSU

Head of Legal
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Mandy CORREIA

Administrative Assistant
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Mikail CEYLAN

Avocat - Associate
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Chokri BOUZIDI

Head of Tax
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Following an agreement with the European Parliament earlier this year, the Council of the European Union adopted on the 18 November 2019 the Directive 2018/0114...

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On 13 November 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ” or the “Court”) issued a decision (C-641/17) whereby the German withholding tax...

Switzerland removed from tax heaven list

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Luxembourg launched the implementation process of ATAD 2

On 8 August 2019, the Luxembourg Government submitted bill n°7466 to the Parliament (the “Bill”) to implement Council Directive (EU) 2017/952 of 29 May 2017...

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On September 24th 2019, the EU General Court (“EUGC”) confirmed the decisions of the European Commission (“EC”) related to the state aid granted by the...

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Register of Beneficial Owners

On 18th December 2018, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted the draft bill n°7217 (the ”RBE Law”) providing for the establishment of a register of beneficial owners...

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