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Ariane Claverie

Avocat à la Cour

French - English - Italian - Luxembourgish

My Biography:

Ariane Claverie began her career as a corporate lawyer before joining the Luxembourg bar in 1997.

She quickly specialised in labour law and is now Partner at CASTEGNARO since 2012, where she particularly deals with issues related to working hours, sickness, social security, data protection and secondment.

Ms Claverie participated in the establishment of the Luxembourg Labour Code. She is also author of numerous articles and manuals on employment law matters. 

Awards & Recognition:

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Chambers & Partners, 2021 edition: 

Ariane Claverie  is reputed among market commentators for her technical manner. She is well prepared to undertake contentious employment files, including termination disputes.






Chambers & Partners, 2020 edition:

Ariane Claverie handles a number of contentious and non-contentious labour issues, including representing clients in termination disputes and harassment claims, as well as advising on working time systems. Clients commend her service highlighting her "quick understanding, pragmatic answers and good knowledge of market practices."






The European Legal 500 EMEA, 2019 edition :

Employment law boutique Castegnaro, member of Ius Laboristen-strong offering has the strength in depth to provide an “excellent service” to domestic and multinational employers on employment issues associated with business reorganisations, collective bargaining, compensation and benefits, among other sensitive issues”. Me Castegnaro, Me Ariane Claverie, Co-Partner at the firm, and Me Christophe Domingos were all announced “Recommended lawyers” in employment law in Luxembourg.






WWL Labour 2019 - Rosette.jpg Who's Who Legal, 2019 edition:
Ariane Claverie was named as one of the six recommended experts by the " Who's Who Legal Labour, Employment & Benefits 2019 " for the whole of Luxembourg.



Chambers & Partners, 2019 edition:

  Ariane Claverie  is an established name in employment whose technical skills consistently impress. "She knows how to manage several interpretations of legal provisions," remarks one market source, concluding that this makes her "a very good technician."

The European Legal 500 EMEA, 2018 edition:

Castegnaro, member of Ius Laboris regularly advises clients on the employment issues associated with business reorganisations including instances which involve redundancy processes as a result of the relocation of activities to another country. The ‘very knowledgeable’ Guy Castegnaro and Ariane Claverie are the principal contacts and Christophe Domingos is ‘excellent at implementing staff reduction plans’.

Chambers & Partners, 2018 edition:

Clients appreciate Ariane Claverie's impressive knowledge and her "quick, efficient" approach. She offers a broad employment practice, advising on terminations, working hours and social security among other matters. Claverie's increasing market profile and her activity in the labour law space have contributed to her promotion to Band 2 this year.”

The European Legal 500 EMEA, 2017 edition:

Jointly led by founding partner Guy Castegnaro and Ariane Claverie, boutique employment firm Castegnaro, member of Ius Laboris has a good pedigree in the market acting for employers across a range of matters, including on issues relating to transfers of undertakings and dismissal procedures. Castegnaro recently assisted a large IT company with implementing a voluntary leave programme.

Chambers & Partners, 2017 edition:

Ariane Claverie co-heads the practice and has extensive experience within the employment market. Her recent work includes advising on remuneration packages, collective bargaining agreements and disciplinary action. Noted by sources as "a proper technician," she is endorsed as a "very knowledgeable" advisor. One client reports: "We very much like to work with her. In our view she is really excellent." 

Curriculum Vitae:

Advanced Course of Law (Centre Universitaire de Luxembourg) - D.E.A. in European law (Université de Nancy, France, 1994) - Specialization in public, international and European law (1992-1993) - Master of Laws (Université de Bordeaux, France, 1992)

Avocat à la Cour admitted to practice before the High Court of Justice – Member of the Luxembourg Bar Association

Member of the Luxembourg Bar Association

Member of the board of E.L.S.A. (Employment Law Specialists Association, Luxembourg)

Member of the Social Affairs Committe of ABBL (The Luxembourg Bankers' Association)

Member of IMS (Institut pour le mouvement sociétal)

Member of FFCEL (Fédération des Femmes Cheffes d'Entreprise au Luxembourg)


Published works:

Droit du travail luxembourgeois (Editions Paul Bauler, 2002) - Employment in Luxembourg, A practical guide to Luxembourg employment and social security law (Editions Mike Koedinger, 2010) - Contributions (article) on the latest employment law issues in AGEFI – Contributor to Doing Business, World Bank – Author of articles for International Law Office – Author of articles published in a database on Luxembourg employment law and case law, Lexnow– Luxembourg correspondant for Laisons Sociales Europe and Planetlabor.com.


Insights by Ariane Claverie
Décision d’inaptitude et absence de démarches de l’employeur : faute grave ?
01 Mar 2022 | Read more
Décision d’inaptitude et absence de démarches de l’employeur : faute grave ?
17 Feb 2022 | Read more
Projet de loi sur le droit à la déconnexion : quels impacts pour l’employeur ?
18 Oct 2021 | Read more
Ius Laboris – Legal HR Summit – 29 September 2021
23 Aug 2021 | Read more
Point sur les règles relatives au contrat à durée déterminée
22 Jun 2021 | Read more
Quel avenir pour le congé parental de nouveau-né?
15 Dec 2016 | Read more
Mise à pied : Pas de maladie qui tienne
10 Oct 2016 | Read more
Droit du travail: A quelles conditions un cadre devient-il "supérieur"?
01 Sep 2016 | Read more
Votre Cadre est-il bien Supérieur ?
17 Jul 2016 | Read more
Indemnité de départ légale : une discrimination fondée sur l’âge ?
16 Jun 2016 | Read more
Détachements de salariés : le point avant les réformes
15 May 2016 | Read more
Licenciement pour motif économique : aperçu des règles à respecter1 ?
17 Apr 2016 | Read more
Projet de réforme du congé parental
17 Mar 2016 | Read more
Je joue, donc je pars ?
18 Feb 2016 | Read more
Reclassement professionnel : Quels changements au 1 janvier 2016?
21 Dec 2015 | Read more
Le temps de trajet serait-il du temps de travail?
16 Nov 2015 | Read more
Incapacité de travail : Quoi de neuf? (1)
15 Oct 2015 | Read more
Actes de concurrence : quelle protection pour l'employeur?
19 Sep 2015 | Read more
Nouveau poste dans le même groupe de sociétés : nouvelle période d'essai?(1)
20 Jul 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, June 2015, p.33
15 Jun 2015 | Read more
AGEFI May 2015, p.34
19 May 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, April 2015, p.33
13 Apr 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, March 2015, p.43
15 Mar 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, February 2015, p.30
16 Feb 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, January 2015, p.14
20 Jan 2015 | Read more
AGEFI, December 2014, p.41
16 Dec 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, November 2014, p.41
17 Nov 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, October 2014, p.23
15 Oct 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, September 2014, p.34
15 Sep 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, July-August 2014, p.20
16 Aug 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, June 2014, p.40
16 Jun 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, May 2014, p.35
15 May 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, April 2014, p.31
16 Apr 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, March 2014, p.36
15 Mar 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, February 2014, p.33
14 Feb 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, January 2014, p.20
17 Jan 2014 | Read more
AGEFI, December 2013, p.42
18 Dec 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, November 2013, p.38
18 Nov 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, October 2013, p.37
15 Oct 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, September 2013, p.37
15 Oct 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, July-August 2013, p.28
29 Jul 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, June 2013, p.35
01 Jun 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, May 2013, p.33
01 May 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, April 2013, p.32
01 Apr 2013 | Read more
AGEFI, March 2013, p.38
15 Mar 2013 | Read more