Chambers Europe Praises L&E Global’s European Members

Chambers Europe 2015

Chambers Europe 2015 (www.chambersandpartners.com) commends L&E Global’s European law firms.

The Chambers Europe 2015 rankings emphasize the commitment from L&E Global’s Members and Affiliated Members to provide the highest quality employment law advice, now and in the future.” – Stephan Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global

According to Chambers Europe 2015:

Gerlach Rechtsanwälte | L&E Global Austria

The “outstanding” Roland Gerlach of Gerlach Rechtsanwälte is an incredibly prominent figure in the Austrian employment market, with a tremendous reputation for representing employees in high-profile disputes.

Van Olmen & Wynant | L&E Global Belgium

Belgian employment boutique with strong international employment law links through the L&E Global network. Focuses particularly on civil service law, advising a number of large Belgian public bodies. Other work includes restructuring, collective dismissals and the removal of senior executives. Sources say, “We appreciate the team’s business acumen and solution-oriented approach.” “The quality of its support really stands out, with great response time and very regular feedback on the progress.”

Flichy Grangé Avocats | L&E Global France

Niche employment firm with a sizeable team covering the entire spectrum of labour law, including social security, health and safety and criminal law. Team is noted for its work on restructuring and social plans and litigation, as well as M&A-related employment matters. Represents major French and international clients from an array of different sectors. Sources say, “It is a very good team; it tries to find solutions rather than just going through the legal aspects.”

Pusch Wahlig Legal | L&E Global Germany

Well-regarded Berlin employment boutique offering advice on works council disputes and contracts, as well as restructurings and M&A transactions. Advises clients from a range of sectors, including finance, retail and energy. Sources say, “The team is available 24/7 and its advice is always written in a way that a non-lawyer will understand.” “Quick, reliable and capable.”

LABLAW – Studio Legale | L&E Global Italy

Highly regarded employment boutique with a large team of lawyers able to handle a diverse range of issues. Has strong expertise in the labour aspects of corporate transactions. Clients span a wide range of different industry sectors and include both domestic and international names. Sources say, “I am very impressed; the customer service is excellent, the timeliness is very good and the lawyers’ approachability is superb. They did a really good job.”

Palthe Oberman | L&E Global Netherlands

Renowned employment boutique acclaimed for its work on high-profile dismissals and litigation. Represents both individual employees and employers, especially in the public sector. Increasingly active on cross-border mandates. Sources say, “Palthe Oberman has the intellectual strength and ambition to successfully defend its clients in very difficult situations.” “A specialised and proactive team, that cares about the customer.”

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

Proficient in HR-related matters, including downsizing, discrimination, harassment and transfer of undertaking issues. Recognised for its ability in tackling personal data, employee termination and contracts issues. Sources say, “High quality, efficient, and easy to reach and co-operate with. So far, it has been best in class.” “It offers very good service and gives you feedback within the time you expect.”

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

Top-rated boutique covering the full scope of employment law matters. Handles both collective and individual labour law issues, and maintains its stellar reputation in trade union negotiations. Noted for high-profile cases and cross-border projects for a range of multinational corporations and local companies. A popular choice for employee training on employment law. Sources say, “The team provides very quick, practical advice.” “The firm provides a fast service and the updates it sends on new laws in Poland are appreciated.”

Magda Volonciu and Associates | L&E Global Romania

Employment-focused firm which advises clients on complex labour litigation, drafting and negotiation of collective labour contracts, and reorganisation processes. Experienced with clients from specific sectors including oil and gas, automotive, and electronics. Sources say, “I feel comfortable and secure working with this team. The lawyers are highly specialised in labour law and always answer urgent questions promptly.” “They have a very good team and work together to quickly find the best solution for the client.”

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

Ivan Suárez Telletxea of Bufete Suárez de Vivero, S.L. advises clients on a wide range of matters, including restructuring, collective dismissals, senior executives’ severance packages and litigation proceedings. He is described as “a person with great common sense and the courage to find the best way to reach the required solution, adapting to the idiosyncrasies of the company.”

Hamilton Advokatbyrå | L&E Global Sweden

Outstanding practice that covers all aspects of employment and labour law, including collective agreements, terminations, pensions and incentive schemes. Particularly active in labour law issues relating to M&A, restructuring and insolvency, and a top choice for contentious cases. Sources say, “One of the best in the market for insolvency-related employment issues. Very impressive.”


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