Jean-Philippe Monmousseau

Jean-Philippe Monmousseau


Email [email protected]​

Phone +352 26 4 26 324

Fax +352 26 4 26 999

LanguagesEnglish, French

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

"They provide a guiding hand for both managers and administrators and are crucial for activities going through the jurisdiction."

Legal500, 2022

Jean-Philippe has an experience in the legal profession of over 17 years, including 11 years as a tax lawyer in the Luxembourg market, and has as such a broad and in-depth expertise in all relevant fields of Luxembourg tax law as well as a solid knowledge of the Luxembourg legal and tax system generally.

He advises all types of clients on both domestic and international tax issues and specializes in tax structuring, transactional and financing taxation as well as tax reorganizations. He assists clients of each industry sector on all types of direct and indirect tax issues, including transfer pricing and Lux GAAP considerations, in relation to their business, with a special focus on private equity and real estate.

After working several years as an in-house lawyer in France, he pursued his carrier in Luxembourg in a reputed accounting firm (big four) and two top tier law firms (including the biggest independent law firm in Luxembourg) as tax advisor and tax attorney respectively before finally joining Hogan Lovells in May 2016 as senior tax associate.

Jean-Philippe also regularly gives external tax trainings as tax instructor for professionals of the legal business community (IFE, Kluwer), and is also lecturer at the Lorraine University (France).

Awards and recognitions


Tax (Luxembourg), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Pantheon-Assas University - Paris II, Master's degree in business law and taxation

Master 2 in Law and Political Science, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation, Chartered Institute of Taxation of London

M.B.A., Paris Business School


International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA) – Tax Committee

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

RiverRock on its acquisition of Exterimmo which holds 12 assets structured as Public-Private Partnership or Public Service Delegation in France, by its RBIF1.

Swissport on its offering of €410m 5.25% senior secured notes due 2024, €250m 9% senior notes due 2025 and the early redemption of its outstanding notes.

ACON Investments on its co-investment in Germaine de Capuccini and the Spanish Contenur Group.

Tax analysis for CPI Property Group on the classification of EUR 550mio resettable undated subordinated notes issued under a EUR 5bn euro medium term note programme.

CACIB on the incorporation of a new Luxembourg issuer and its further accession to CACIB's Structured Debt Instruments Issuance Programme.

Pantheon on its investment of EUR 253mio in renewable energy (wind farms, solar plants, shadow toll road), located in Germany, France, Belgium and Spain.

Volkswagen Leasing in the first public STS securitisation transaction in the European asset backed securities market.

Regular advice to TIR Europe Global Forestry Fund, a Luxembourg SIF investing in forests, on all Luxembourg tax matters.

Ford Motor Company on Volkswagen AG's US$2.6bn investment into Ford's autonomous vehicle platform company, Argo AI.

LaSalle in the setting-up of a REITs structure in Spain to invest in residential properties for rent and the first acquisition, a six-storey residential property in Madrid financial district.

Timberland Investment Resources Europe on setting up their second investment vehicle in Luxembourg in the form of a Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF).

ACE & Company on tax matter related to the full set up of a new Luxembourg investment vehicle, under the form a Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF), sponsored by the client.

Euro Ethnic Foods Group on the sale of the grocery branch of Grand Frais to PAI Partners.

CPI Property Group on the joint takeover offer by CPIPG and Aroundtown, for Globalworth Real Estate Investments, a Guernsey incorporated company listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Mouro Capital, a venture capital firm that targets early to growth fintech investment, in a financing round for German Fintech company CrossLend.

The independents, a global marketing group for industry leaders across luxury and lifestyle, on its acquisition of Bureau Betak, a French event organizer, based also in New York and Shanghai.

The Independents, a global marketing and communications agency for the luxury and fashion sector, on the acquisition of Lefty, a French influencer marketing platform.

Tikehau Capital on its 40% share capital investment in Egis, a company specialized in building, and mobility services engineering.

Kingdom Holding Company on the sale of part of its Four Seasons interest for US$2.21bn.

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