Natalia Celac-Taraboanta

Senior Associate

Natalia is a member of the funds practice and advises clients on general investment fund and regulatory matters in relation to Luxembourg regulated and unregulated investment vehicles, both within a domestic and cross-border context. She also regularly assists clients on matters relating to the structuring and ongoing operations of funds, and has experience in advising institutional investors in relation to their investments in funds established in Luxembourg. Natalia is also regularly involved in cross-border fund financing transactions.

She holds a double LLM in European Law and Public International Law from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Natalia joined Allen & Overy in 2022, prior to which she worked for a leading international law firm in Luxembourg.


Pro bono

Working with PEP Den Haag, a volunteer organisation based in the Hague, the Netherlands on promoting volunteering in the Hague.

Published Work

Natalia Celac, Amelie Woltager 2021, Pre-contractual disclosure and information on the integration of sustainability risks, Article in Green Ethica, 2021, p.58-65, Luxembourg: Legitech Natalia Celac, Lisa Klemann 2022,

The growing importance of corporate social responsibility to attain sustainability goals, Article in EFPA ESG HANDBOOK 2022, Luxembourg, Legitech Natalia Celac, Miao Wang, 2022, Subscription lines: get a line on financing of parallel funds and master-feeder funds, Luxembourg, AGEFI



Admitted as Avocat à la Cour Liste I (Luxembourg), 2022 Admitted as Avocat Liste II (Luxembourg), 2019


LLM, European Law, Utrecht University, 2013-2015

LLM, Public International Law, Utrecht University, 2012-2015

LLB, Law, University of Bucharest, 2008-2012

LLB, Foreign Languages, University of Bucharest, 2008-2012


English, Rumanian, Russian
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