Gilles Dall'Agnol

Gilles Dall'Agnol


Gilles specialises in employment law and HR related regulatory matters.

He advises financial institutions, private capital players, insurance companies, multinationals and other corporate clients on the full spectrum of employment law and HR related regulatory matters, with a particular focus on complex contractual set-ups, sensitive investigations, delicate discrimination/harassment issues, high profile separation cases and litigation procedures.

He has a strong track record on large-scale projects including staff-sharing arrangements (in particular in the asset management sector), transfers of undertaking (notably in M&A and outsourcing transactions), collective redundancies (social plans) and employee representation arrangements (European Works Council, employee participation in cross-border mergers, etc.). He also has a particular expertise on regulatory remuneration restrictions in the financial sector (CRDIV and CRDV, AIFMD).

Gilles is the co-chair of the AMCHAM Luxembourg HR Committee, a member of the HR Group of the Luxembourg Private Equity Association and a member of ELSA (the Employment Law Specialists Association of Luxembourg). He joined the firm in 2008.


Representative matters

The Luxembourg division of a global financial institution on the negotiation and implementation of a social plan.

A multinational in the negotiation of a European Works Council agreement across 10 European jurisdictions.

A major investment managers on complex employee-sharing structures.

Acting as lead advisor in employee transfer of US insurer in more than 10 European countries in the framework of a headquarter move from the UK to Luxembourg.

A Luxembourg based multinational on the restructuring of their pension schemes and pension reserves.

A major Luxembourg headquartered banks in the establishment of management incentive schemes.


Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Meetincs event on Mobbing, “les DRH au 1er rang”. September 2020
  • Speaker, Allen & Overy and AMCHAM Luxembourg event on “Workplace Culture”. February 2020
  • Speaker, Meetincs annual conference, on the topic of “the right to disconnect”. May 2018
  • Speaker, AMCHAM Luxembourg event on “Working from home”. October 2017

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Co-Chair of the AMCHAM Luxembourg HR Committee
  • Member of the HR Group of the Luxembourg Private Equity Association
  • Member of ELSA (the Employment Law Specialists Association of Luxembourg)
Displays balanced judgement and is committed to delivering.
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A rising star in the employment space…
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Admitted as avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2011

Admitted as avocat, Luxembourg, 2009


LLM, Commercial and Finance Law, King's College London, 2008

Master 2, Business & Economic Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2007

Master 1, Business Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2006


English, French, German, Luxembourgish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.