L&E Global expands to the UK

Clyde Co

L&E Global is proud to announce that the global law firm Clyde & Co, has joined L&E Global as our Affiliated Member in the United Kingdom. As a result, L&E Global now has a presence in one of the most important legal and economic regions in the world.

Clyde & Co has one of the largest market-leading employment, pensions and immigration practice groups within the UK. The firm provides the full range of assistance in relation to workplace law issues from day-to-day advisory work, to managing the employment aspects of project and transactional work as well as dealing with critical business protection matters and employee disputes. Clyde & Co has one of the few London-based employment groups with dedicated pensions and immigration teams, which enables the firm to provide complete workplace law services to clients.

Industry insiders have consistently praised Clyde & Co’s UK-based employment team, made up of 16 partners and more than 30 qualified attorneys. Chambers highlighted that Clyde & Co’s employment practice is, “recognised for its expertise in handling employment litigation, particularly disputes relating to financial services and the insurance sector. Provides a full range of employment advice with notable work on cross-border matters.”

Robert Hill, Partner and Head of Clyde & Co’s employment, pensions and immigration team, spoke of the affiliation with L&E Global, stating, “We have been working with members of L&E Global since its inception in 2011. Over the years, we have collaborated on dozens of cross-border projects for multinational clients operating in every corner of the globe. While Clyde & Co is now an official member of the alliance, in practical terms it is business as usual considering our history together, and I am confident that, moving forward, we will continue what has been a very successful cooperation aimed at providing clients with the highest quality legal services now and in the future.”

“It is impossible to overstate the UK’s importance to our clients in the field of employment law,” said John Sander, Member of the Board of L&E Global and Principal in the New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. as well as co-leader of its international practice group. “In fact, the UK is generally in the top 3 countries, year after year, for referrals and projects involving the US and, more generally, L&E Global’s member firms. We are very pleased that Clyde & Co is our affiliated member and will continue to support our US clients in a jurisdiction that is of the utmost importance to employers.”

“Clyde & Co joining L&E Global is a very big deal,” said Dr. Tobias Pusch, Member of the Board of L&E Global and Founding Partner of Pusch Wahlig Legal in Germany. “Over the past few the years, L&E Global’s member firms have successfully deepened and diversified their existing practices and industry sector strengths in order to help clients navigate legal and business challenges in a globalized world. This effective strategy has helped the alliance achieve superior returns, particularly the global expansion of our members and their high-value clients. Clyde & Co representing L&E Global in the UK is proof positive of the success of these efforts.”

About L&E Global

L&E GLOBAL is an international alliance of law firms, which provide counsel to employers on labour relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits. L&E GLOBAL’s client service strategy is effectively responding to economic challenges and changing client expectations, as well as the internationalization of legal services by delivering simplified billing arrangements and efficient cross-border advice and counsel from our members and affiliates. We offer, through our members and affiliates, a one-stop shop for all of a client’s employment law needs.

About Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused global law firm with more than 370 partners, 2000 legal professionals and 3300 staff in over 40 offices across six continents. Its core global sectors position it at the heart of global trade and commerce: insurance, trade & commodities, energy, transport and infrastructure. With a strong emerging markets focus, the firm has doubled in size twice in the last 10 years and is one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth. Clyde & Co was named Law Firm of the Year 2016 by The Lawyer.