Executive Master in Islamic finance, EM Strasbourg Business School, Strasbourg, France, 2009, Master in private law, (Maîtrise en Droit privée), University Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, France, 2000.
Titles and memberships
Member of the Luxembourg Bar Association, Avocat à la Cour (Luxembourg Bar) (2004)
Partner, Bonnard Lawson (Luxembourg) since February 2016
Counsel, Bonn Steichen & Partners (Luxembourg) from July 2014 to November 2016
Managing Associate, AMMC Law (Luxembourg) from August 2011 to June 2014
Senior Associate, Wildgen (Luxembourg) from November 2007 to July 2011
Associate, Nautadutilh, (Luxembourg) from October 2004 to October 2007
Sonia Bellamine is a partner in the Luxembourg office of Bonnard Lawson. She works primarily in the following areas of law:
- Financial Services Corporate
- Mergers & Acquisitions Insolvency
- Restructuring Private Equity Wealth Management
- Islamic Finance
She specializes in private equity and M&A with an extensive experience in corporate finance.
She advises private equity houses, major international corporate clients and high net worth individuals on cross-border transaction, involving buyout type deals, partnerships, joint ventures and co-investment arrangements and on the establishment and structuring of the transactions, the ongoing operational issues as well as on pre-insolvency issues.
She specializes also in Islamic Finance and has been involved in various projects relating to the setting up of Sharia compliant funds.
The introduction of the UBO Register in Luxembourg
The Luxembourg Government released on 6 December 2017, the widely awaited draft bill n°7217 (the “Draft Bill”) providing for a …Read more
The partial implementation of the 4th AML Register in Luxembourg
Directive 2015/849 of the European parliament and of the council of 20 May 2015 (the “Fourth AML Directive”) was substantially …Read more