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Maurice Macchi



Macchi Maurice
Maurice Macchi



Maurice specialises in employment law matters. He advises financial institutions, funds/private equity players, insurance companies, multinationals and other corporate clients on the full spectrum of employment law topics.

He has an extensive experience in a wide range of subjects, notably in advising on strategic restructuring matters, such as collective redundancy procedures (social plan) and transfer of undertakings (notably in M&A and outsourcing transactions), on particularly sensitive cases, such as investigations on moral or sexual harassment, gender or racial discrimination, or data breaches, as well as representing clients in high-scale litigations in front of Luxembourg Labour Courts.

He joined Allen & Overy in 2014. He holds a Master 1 Droit de l’entreprise and a Master 2 Droit du travail et de la protection sociale, both obtained at the Université Nancy 2. He also holds a Licence en Droit from the same University. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, he worked for 2 years in an independent business law firm in Luxembourg.

News & insights

Two modern skyscrapers with a blue sky in the background

Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Implementation of CRD V into Luxembourg law

Key points of action for Luxembourg-based actors.

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Publications: 11 JUNE 2021

Back to the office post-pandemic: Top tips for employers

In this podcast, Victoria Woestmann (senior associate in the Luxembourg Corporate team) and two members of the Luxembourg Employment Law team, Laurie Lougsami (associate) and Maurice Macchi (counsel),…

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Publications: 05 JANUARY 2021

New rules on the posting of employees applicable as of 22 December 2020

Verification or declaration by the Luxembourg user company / extension of the Luxembourg core rules applicable to employees posted to Luxembourg / limitation of the maximum duration of the posting /…

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People working with a laptop

Publications: 29 OCTOBER 2020

Towards a new agreement on teleworking very soon

Here is a summary of the agreement on teleworking signed by the social partners on 20 October 2020.

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Admitted as avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2014

Admitted as avocat, Luxembourg, 2012


Master 2 Droit du travail et de la protection sociale, Université Nancy 2, France, 2011

Master 1 Droit de l’entreprise, Université Nancy 2, France, 2010

Licence en Droit, Université Nancy 2, France, 2009

Pro-bono experience

  • Advising several charities on all their day-to-day labour law questions


Published work

  • "Doing Business in Luxembourg - 4th edition", AMCHAM Luxembourg - American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg, January 2016, Contributor - Chapter 25: Labour Law Overview
  • "Les erreurs à éviter lors de la rédaction d'un contrat de travail à durée déterminée", Entreprises magazine, January 2016, co-author
  • "Reclassement interne : les points saillants de la réforme", Entreprises magazine, November 2015, co-author
  • "La réforme du dialogue social : principaux changements", Entreprises magazine, September 2015, co-author
  • "Les différentes possibilités de recours à de la main-d'oeuvre externe", Entreprises magazine, September 2015, co-author
  • "La maladie du salarié à l'épreuve des dernières évolutions jurisprudentielles", Entreprises magazine, June 2015, co-author
  • "Quel contrat pour occuper un élève ou un étudiant?", Entreprises magazine, May 2015, co-author
  • "Renaissance de la clause de non-concurrence?", Entreprises magazine, March 2015, co-author
  • "Quel arsenal disciplinaire pour l'employeur: souplesse ou rigidité?", Entreprises magazine , January 2015, co-author
  • "La gratification: simple faculté pour l'employeur ou droit acquis pour le salarié?", Entreprises magazine, November 2014, co-author