Patrick Goebel

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Patrick Goebel

Partner

Luxembourg | Dechert (Luxembourg) LLP, 1, Allée Scheffer, B.P. 709, Luxembourg L-2017
+352 45 62 62 22 | +352 45 94 65

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Patrick Goebel advises clients on all types of retail and private Luxembourg investment funds including UCITS, private equity funds, real estate funds, and other alternative investment funds investing in non-financial assets and tangible assets. He also advises UCITS management companies, AIFMs, EuVECA managers, depositaries and administrators on legal and regulatory aspects as well as investors on their due-diligence of Luxembourg funds.

Mr. Goebel is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer for investment funds in Luxembourg by the leading legal directories, Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. The 2017 edition of Chambers Europe notes that he is “client-focused, results-focused and very practical” with The Legal 500 EMEA noting in its 2017 guide that he has “in-depth knowledge of investment funds regulation.” In Chambers Global 2016 sources note that he is "experienced and able to craft imaginative solutions to unusual situations." Mr. Goebel is also ranked in the 2015 and 2016 editions of Chambers Europe. The 2015 guide states that he is "very highly regarded for his regulatory expertise." He has also been recognized for his work in this area by the Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers UK and IFLR 1000.

Mr. Goebel regularly speaks at conferences on various fund-related matters including private equity funds and the AIFMD. He is also a lecturer on civil liability at the University of Luxembourg and on Luxembourg real estate funds at European Business School (EBS).

Mr. Goebel’s experience prior to joining Dechert includes serving as counsel with a magic circle law firm, and as head of fund engineering within prime fund solutions at Banque Générale du Luxembourg SA (now BNP Paribas Securities Services).

Education
  • Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris 9), Maîtrise, Management and Finance, 1997
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Maîtrise, Private Law, 1998
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, DESS, Banking and Finance, 1999
  • CFA Institute , Level III Chartered Financial Analyst Program, 2006
Admissions
  • Luxembourg
Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Luxembourgish
Memberships

Luxembourg CFA Society
Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)
Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA)