About us

The Association of British and Irish Accountants in Luxembourg (ABIAL) is an active group for accountancy professionals that was set up in 1980. ABIAL provides support and activities for members and students of the UK accountancy bodies who are resident in Luxembourg. The group offers the opportunity to its members to network, make new business contacts and obtain guidance on local issues. Technical events, aimed at all accountants whether in practice, industry, commerce, general management or the public sector, are organised to gain valuable continuing professional development (CPD).

We are more than happy to welcome any other professional who is interested in our events.

How to join us

Discover how to join us as a Member, Student or as an affiliated Guest.



30 June 2017: Roundtable on "Public sector reform: Reporting and auditing accrual based accounts"

Accountancy Europe and IRE Luxembourg are organising a roundtable on “Public sector reform: Reporting and auditing accrual based accounts”....

AGiG 75th Seminar in Berlin - 25 April 2017

AGiG is organising a full-day seminar at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin on 25...

AGiG Regional Seminar in Düsseldorf - 10 March 2017

AGiG would like to invite you to their next Regional Seminar to be held on: Friday, 10 March 2017...

Upcoming events


ABIAL New Year’s Cocktail

We are delighted to invite you to the 2019 ABIAL New Year’s Cocktail that will be held on 15th January 2019, from 6.30pm, at the Bar Scheffer on the Glacis,  9 Allée Scheffer, Luxembourg.

Please do invite any colleagues and especially newcomers to Luxembourg who you think would be interested in attending this networking event.

Fee: EUR 10 per person (members, students and guests)



A reservation can be made via this website (www.abial.lu)  – see registration link below .

Detailed invitation


Breakfast with the ICAS President and Chief Executive

         ——      Save the Date January 31st 07.30 – 09.30   ——




We are pleased to welcome Sandy Manson, and Bruce Cartwright, President and Chief Executive of ICAS. As some of you may know, Bruce replaced Anton Colella as Chief Executive of last year, and this will be his first visit to Luxembourg since taking up his post. We hope that this will be the first of many visits.

Sandy is Chief Executive of Johnston Carmichael, Scotland’s largest independent accountancy and business advisory firm.

A key focus of Sandy’s term in office has been to increase the level of public trust in business.

He will be talking about the need for the profession to provide leadership in times of increasing regulation and technological disruption, rebuilding public trust in the profession, and the longterm decisions required to  provide a legacy for future generations and to invest in the future.


The event will be held in the Royal hotel on Thursday 31st January and breakfast will be provided.

Supporting Institutes

  • ICAS
  • CAI
  • ACCA