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Peter Myners



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Peter Myners



Peter’s practice consists of a wide range of corporate matters, with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and cross-border) and joint ventures / co-investments, and the establishment and operation of Luxembourg investment platforms for alternative investment managers. He regularly acts as the key point of contact for clients, coordinating specialist teams as needed, both in relation to Luxembourg structures and also the investments that are carried out from those structures. He was seconded to a FTSE 100 company in Luxembourg in 2006 and joined Allen & Overy in Luxembourg in 2010.

Peter is the co-head of Allen & Overy’s alternative investment initiative globally, a member of the executive committee of the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA), and a regular speaker at seminars in Luxembourg and the surrounding area on a broad range of topics, including recently on trends in the alternative investment space, M&A trends, recent developments in Luxembourg corporate law, and directors’ duties under Luxembourg law.

"Allen & Overy Luxembourg’s corporate and M&A department is 'excellent', and clients appreciate that the Luxembourg office is 'part of a global relationship with the firm for M&A operations worldwide'. The 'very dedicated, proactive and business oriented' Peter Myners is 'excellent' – 'a top-quality lawyer'."
Legal 500

"Clients value his 'availability and ability to think outside of the box,' and that he 'always does the best for the client.' Others note that Myners is 'extremely commercially driven,' adding: 'He gets things sorted and is very sensible'." 
Chambers and Partners

"The 'very clever and proactive' Peter Myners often advises real estate funds and private equity houses on cross-border transactions."
Chambers and Partners

Experience highlights

News & insights

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

New RCS requirement: all individuals registered with the RCS must obtain and provide a Luxembourg national identification number

According to a public notice recently issued by the Luxembourg Business Register, all individuals registered with the Luxembourg RCS in whatever capacity (board member, shareholder, etc.) and whether…

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

Foreign direct investments into Luxembourg: what you need to know about the new framework

A new bill of law n°7885 introduces a mandatory notification and pre-approval requirement for certain foreign direct investments made by non-European investors in a Luxembourg entity operating in a…

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Luxembourg Case Law Briefing

Publications: 06 MAY 2021

Luxembourg Case Law Briefing Corporate Law - Highlights

2021 Edition We are very pleased to present our first Luxembourg corporate law focused case law briefing.

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Publications: 27 NOVEMBER 2020

Great Fund Insights podcast: Luxembourg - a leading hub for alternative investments and a hedge against uncertainty

Today, Luxembourg is widely used as a hub to set up alternative investment funds (so-called upstream or fund formation) and to structure and execute transactions at the funds’ investment portfolio…

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Admitted to the Luxembourg bar as an Avocat à la Cour, 2018

Admitted to the Luxembourg bar under his professional home title, 2010

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003


LPC, The College Of Law, London, 2001

LLB, King's College London, 2000

Published work

Co-author (2018) Luxembourg chapters (for fundraising and investing), The Private Equity Review, seventh edition, (London, The Law Reviews)