Romina Leiboff, LL.M.

Solicitor

Romina Leiboff joined BHO Legal as a Solicitor (England and Wales; Ireland – Non-practising) on 1 December 2022 and specialises in the areas of international space law as well as contract law and commercial law.

Ms Leiboff holds a Master of Laws in International Air and Space Law (Leiden University) and a Master of Laws in European Banking and Finance Law (University of Luxembourg). In addition to her legal background, Ms Leiboff holds a degree in International Relations (with Honours) and a degree in Political Science, both from the Universidad del Salvador (USAL) in Buenos Aires.

Ms Leiboff gained her first experience in the institutional sector during her internship in 1999 at the Argentinean Delegation of the European Commission in Buenos Aires and in the space sector with an internship at the French Space Agency (CNES).

Ms Leiboff supported the Legal Commercial Team of SES Satellites, a major satellite operator, for around eight years, particularly in the government and institutional sectors, gaining valuable ESG experience by supporting the ESG team at SES.

Education:

  • 2023
    Registered as Member of the Cologne Bar Association (europäische Rechtsanwältin gemäß § 2 EuRAG)
  • 2020
    Allowed to register in Luxembourg as Avocat à la Cour (list I)
  • 2019
    Registered as Member of the Saarland Bar Association (europäische Rechtsanwältin gemäß § 2 EuRAG)
  • 2019
    Admitted as Solicitor in Ireland (Non-Practising)
  • 2014
    First admission as Member of the Luxembourg Bar Association (lawyer practising under original title (list IV – avocat européen)
  • 2014
    Admitted as Solicitor in England and Wales

Work experience:

  • Currently
    Solicitor in the law firm BHO Legal PartG mbB
  • 2019 – 2022
    Consultant at New Skies Satellites B.V. (SES Satellites)
  • 2015 – 2019
    Senior Legal Counsel, Governments and Institutions at SES Astra S.A. (SES Satellites)
  • 2010 – 2015
    Legal support, Trainee Solicitor and Solicitor at Wilson Associates
  • 2007 – 2008
    Legal Counsel at Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
  • 2006 – 2007
    European Contracts Executive EMEA in the United Kingdom at EMC (DELL)

Legal expertise:

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

Publications (selected):

    • Development of Space Law and Related Institutions in Luxembourg published in Contemporary Issues and Future Challenges in Air and Space Law, Airandspace-books, The Netherlands, 2011.