Bob Scharfe and Robert Goerend, New Co-Chair of AMCHAM Luxembourg Legal Committee

We are pleased to announce that our Partners and Avocats à la Cour, Bob Scharfe and Robert Goerend, are the new co-chair of AMCHAM Luxembourg Legal Committee.


The objectives and goals of the Legal Committee are to provide members with updated and relevant information regarding legal issues impacting foreign investors in Luxembourg. It organizes seminars to promote understanding of these issues, provides information on investment opportunities in Luxembourg and encourages continued investment and cooperation between American and Luxembourgish companies. The Committee also seeks to work actively with government officials to improve the legal climate for foreign investors and promote further cooperation between the United States and Luxembourg.

Congratulations to Bob and Robert and we wish them the best of luck in their new role at Amcham!

Bob Scharfe is a Partner and heads the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice of Luther’s Luxembourg office. He advises banks, multi-national corporations, and private equity firms on a wide range of banking and financing matters, capital markets, structured finance, securitisation and insolvency law aspects, and structuring private equity investments through Luxembourg. He also has solid experience in general corporate law. Bob Scharfe obtained an LL.M. in International Business Law from the University of Kingston Upon-Hull, a Master's degree in Private Law from the University Robert Schuman in Strasbourg, and a Certificate in General Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2008. Prior to joining Luther in 2018, he worked in the banking, finance and capital markets department of an international law firm in Luxembourg.

Robert Goerend is a Partner and a member of the Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution practices at Luther’s Luxembourg office. He provides legal advice with respect to corporate financing, private equity and real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions and corporate insolvencies.


Robert advises numerous start-ups and provides full scale advice which ranges from the initial structuring over the first rounds of financing to the implementation of exit strategies. His expertise covers e-commerce, IP/IT law and data protection related questions.

Robert has expertise in business and commercial litigation with a focus on shareholders’ litigation.

Robert has graduated from the University of Aix-Marseille III in France. He was awarded a Master’s degree in business law and a postgraduate diploma in corporate law, tax law and accounting (diplôme de magistère droit, fiscalité et comptabilité). Robert joined Luther in 2010 and was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2011.

Click the link to know more about AMCHAM: AMCHAM – The American Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg



Luther, Banking, Finance and Capital Market: Bob Scharfe (Avocat à la Cour, Partner, Lead)

Luther, Corporate/M&A: Robert Goerend (Avocat à la Cour, Partner)