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Four new partners join BSP



Four new faces have joined the team of partners at law firm Bonn Steichen & Partners (BSP). (Photo: BSP)

Four new faces have joined the team of partners at law firm Bonn Steichen & Partners (BSP). (Photo: BSP)

Gaëlle Felly, Cécile Jager, Isabel Høg-Jensen and Pol Mellina have been appointed partners at law firm Bonn Steichen & Partners (BSP), which now has nine female and seven male partners.

Law firm Bonn Steichen & Partners (BSP) has announced the promotion of four new partners as of 1 January 2022.

Gaëlle Felly, who regularly advises a wide range of banking, private equity and corporate clients on direct and indirect tax matters. Over the past 15 years, she has gained experience in the alternative investment fund sector, supporting major private equity players, and has been extensively involved in real estate project finance, cross-border restructurings and private wealth planning. She has assisted clients in various tax disputes, including negotiation with tax authorities and dispute resolution. She has also written articles on the evolution of Luxembourg taxation.

Cécile Jager, a tax and corporate lawyer, is called upon to deal with tax and corporate issues arising from structured finance, as well as asset and company acquisitions and disposals. She also deals with group restructuring issues such as those recently undertaken on behalf of a global player in the pharmaceutical industry and large international industrial groups. She has developed expertise in the corporate aspects of domestic and cross-border transactions, including M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations and private equity investments. Her dual expertise in both tax and corporate matters enables her to advise international private clients and families in structuring their private wealth.

Isabel Høg-Jensen, who has 20 years of experience in the Luxembourg investment fund market. Her practice focuses on assisting international fund promoters and asset managers in the structuring and implementation of a wide range of funds including collective investment schemes, private equity, infrastructure, real estate and debt funds. She advises on compliance with all aspects of the regulatory regime applicable to investment funds and in particular the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. She is also responsible for the investment management department, the development of sustainable finance and regulatory monitoring. She is a member of various working groups of the Luxembourg Association of Investment Funds (Alfi).

Pol Mellina joined BSP's tax department in 2014 and graduated as a Luxembourg lawyer the same year. He advises companies and individuals on domestic and international tax matters, focusing on cross-border transactions and tax disputes. Before joining the firm, he completed several internships in the tax department of another major Luxembourg law firm. He is the author of several contributions on the subject of direct taxation and VAT. He is also a visiting lecturer in international tax law at the University of Lorraine.

These promotions bring the total number of partners to 16: nine women and seven men.

This story was first published in French on Paperjam. It has been translated and edited for Delano.