L&E Global Firms Praised By Legal 500

Brussels, 4 April 2013 – L&E Global is proud to announce that all of its European firms have been recognized in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East, & Africa 2013.

The firms are:

Stephan Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global, “is extremely pleased with this result. This confirms that L&E Global firms are top in the world of international employment law. Due to our consistent high quality it is extremely attractive to work with L&E Global on international employment law matters.”

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Praise for L&E Global firms for outstanding work in the field of Employment Law included:

Gerlach Rechtsanwälte | L&E Global Austria

“Gerlach Rechtsanwälte is a new, specialist firm which exclusively handles employment
matters. It has a breadth of knowledge across Austrian and European employment law, and
related insolvency law. Roland Gerlach and Branco Jungwirth head the practice.”

Van Olmen & Wynant | L&E Global Belgium

“Van Olmen & Wynant specialises in employment and corporate law and provides ‘very good
quality and expertise’. Managing partner Chris Van Olmen heads the practice, which was
strengthened by the addition of Filip Corveleyn from Allen & Overy LLP in April 2012. Senior
associate Marian Dewaersegger is also recommended. Clients include Belgacom, Unilever and

Flichy Grangé Avocats | L&E Global France

“‘Excellent’ employment law firm Flichy Grangé Avocats fields some 60 lawyers including 18
partners. It advises on the most challenging restructuring and M&A-related matters and
litigation. Hubert Flichy and Joël Grangé rank among the market’s top experts and Philippe
Montanier is a major reference for compensation and benefits work. Claire Toumieux, Arnaud
Chaulet, Anne Le Bault de La Morinière and Florence Aubonnet are also recommended.”

Pusch Wahlig Legal | L&E Global Germany

“Boutique firm Pusch Wahlig Legal is emerging as a key market player, representing
corporations such as Imperial Tobacco Group in litigation and regularly acting for Bombardier
Transportation and Gaz de France Deutschland. Tobias Pusch and Thomas Wahlig are highly

LABLAW – Studio Legale | L&E Global Italy

“LABLAW – Studio Legale is ‘great at problem solving’…Piergiovanni Mandruzzato is ‘a
trusted counsellor’, Francesco Rotondi ‘understands clients needs’, Luca Failla, Nicola
Petracca, and Olimpio Stucchi are also recommended’.”

Storeng, Beck & Due Lund | L&E Global Norway

“Employment boutique Advokatfirmaet Storeng, Beck & Due Lund LLP provides a
comprehensive, ‘value-for-money service’ to employers and employees. The ‘business-
minded’ Kari Andersen is recommended, as are Arve Lund, who has ‘very good insight into
employment issues’, and Terje Andersen, who has ‘a very good understanding of difficult
union relation issues’.”

A. Sobczyk & Współpracownicy Law Office | L&E Global Poland

“The ‘excellent’ A Sobczyk i Wspólpracownicy Law Offices specialises in employment law
services. Founding partner Arkadiusz Sobczyk ‘combines academic excellence with brilliant
practical skills’.”