L&E Global Firms Recognized by Chambers Europe 2014

Chambers Europe 2014L&E Global is pleased to announce that its European members have been recognized for their expertise in employment law by Chambers Europe 2014. Chambers is considered one of the most important directories in the legal industry and a vital resource for clients and professionals alike.

“As an integrated alliance of employment law firms, L&E Global specializes in international multi-jurisdictional employment law services. The attorneys that make up the L&E Global international practice group effectively advise clients regarding coordinated, efficient, strategic approaches to cross-border issues. The Chambers rankings confirm that indeed our members are recognized by clients and legal organizations as leaders in the field of employment law.” – Stephan Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global

 

According to Chambers Europe 2014:

 

Gerlach Rechtsanwälte | L&E Global Austria

“Market commentators call Roland Gerlach of Gerlach Rechtsanwälte ‘a brilliant lawyer who is outstanding to negotiate with’.”

Van Olmen & Wynant | L&E Global Belgium

“Strong choice for public sector employment issues, acting for a number of former state-owned companies across telecoms, postal services and transport. Also active in employment litigation, including cases relating to dismissals and workplace discrimination. Noted for its participation in the L&E Global international employment network.”

“Clients praise managing partner Chris Van Olmen for his excellent team co-ordination, his strong market connections and his international capabilities. His practice includes restructurings, collective dismissals and closures.”

Flichy Grangé Avocats | L&E Global France

“Specialist employment firm that handles the full range of labour issues. Advises on M&A, collective redundancies and restructuring. Contentious work covers litigation with works councils as well as individual cases. Employee savings schemes, benefits and social security matters also fall within its expertise. Noted for its international client list.”

Joël Grangé is a leading lawyer who handles major restructuring assignments. He is also widely praised for his expertise in M&A-related employment law and collective litigation.”

Hubert Flichy remains a prominent figure at the forefront of developments in employment law.”

“Up-and-coming Olivier Kress joins the rankings after impressing clients with his international mindset. ‘He recognises all the issues, is business-oriented and finds pragmatic solutions’, says an interviewee.”

Pusch Wahlig Legal | L&E Global Germany

“Specialist employment boutique which moves up in the rankings on the strength of excellent market feedback. Has a growing reputation amongst competitors and clients for both individual and collective labour law advice. Benefits from its membership of L&E Global, drawing increasing interest from international clients looking to expand or consolidate their business in the German market.”

“Impressed clients highlight founding partner Tobias Pusch‘s ‘very efficient communication’.”

Kara Preedy is highly regarded for her work on a diverse range of collective and individual employment law matters.”

“Managing partner Thomas Wahlig‘s recent highlights include advising E.ON Mitte on the employment aspects of its remunicipalisation and restructuring.”

LABLAW – Studio Legale | L&E Global Italy

“Large team of diverse competencies, well resourced to cover all manner of issues, with particular strength in transactional support, restructurings, union negotiations and litigation. Acts for a varied mix of domestic and international clients across the finance, media, energy and retail sectors.”

Luca Failla is a highly regarded litigator and lauded by many for his robust approach in the courtroom. He is also appreciated for his strong communication skills: ‘He is able to explain things in terms we can understand. He is clear and very honest in his advice’.”

Palthe Oberman | L&E Global Netherlands

“Boutique firm with a focus on disputes and dismissals concerning executives or other high-profile employees. Acts for both employees and employers, and is a member of legal network L&E Global.”

Gieneke Van Wulfften-Palthe specialises in dismissals and disputes concerning high-level executives, with a focus on the financial industry. She is described by clients as ‘very knowledgeable, strong, and not afraid to deal with partners at big firms’.”

“Clients praise Christiaan Oberman for his ability to build relationships with key internal stakeholders. Interviewees say: ‘He is always available and very quick. It almost feels like he is in-house counsel, that is how well he knows us’.”

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

“Employment boutique advising employers and employees on downsizings and terminations. Negotiates settlements as well as representing clients in court. Other work includes reviewing handbooks and contracts in response to legislative changes.”

Kari Bergeius Andersen is commended for her sound judgement and knowledge of international labour law. She has an excellent reputation amongst sources, regularly receiving referrals from peers.”

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

“Exceptional Kraków-based employment boutique renowned for in-depth theoretical knowledge and the ability to provide strategic solutions. Comprehensive practice adept at individual and collective labour law matters and acknowledged as being strong in negotiations with trade unions. Instructed by Polish and international clients and experienced at co-operating with other law firms globally.”

Arkadiusz Sobczyk leads the team and commands high respect on the market for his ‘very extensive knowledge’. He is praised for his ability to find new solutions and for his strength in negotiations: ‘Negotiations with him were a real pleasure; he really tries to reach an agreement’. Another source agrees that ‘he really is one of the best’.”

Magda Volonciu & Asociatii | L&E Global Romania

“Employment boutique with significant expertise in redundancy, personnel transfer, contract negotiation and drafting internal procedures. Advises clients on HR matters. Represents clients from a wide range of industries, including oilᅠand gas, automotive, retail, banking, and food and beverages.”

Magda Volonciu is experienced and well known in the market and is particularly noted for her abilities in collective bargaining. She is described as ‘driven and focused on achieving her goal,’ and is appreciated for her ‘flexible and business-oriented approach’.”

“The ‘perfect’ Maria Dobre is an employment specialist with considerable experience and expertise in the field.”

Bufete Suárez de Vivero, S.L. | L&E Global Spain

“Department head Iván Suárez Telletxea of Bufete Suárez de Vivero, S.L. is respected within the sector and complimented by clients for his dedication.”

Hamilton Advokatbyrå | L&E Global Sweden

“A strong choice for high-value and complex employment disputes thanks to particular focus on contentious matters. Also experienced in the employment aspects of M&A mandates as well as restructuring and outsourcing.”

“Clients highlight Fredrika Skoog as ‘very quick to respond and very pleasant to work with. She follows up afterwards, and that is really appreciated’. She handles both corporate and employment matters.”


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