L&E Global is proud to announce that our European members were once again recognised by clients, peers and industry insiders for excellence in the field of employment law, in the recently published edition of Chambers Europe 2021. Chambers and Partners legal rankings are based on in-depth analysis and research. Chambers Europe ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across Europe, and presents clients with all the essential information necessary to make an informed decision when procuring legal services.
What they say…
BELGIUM – VAN OLMEN & WYNANT (BAND 3)
Particularly known for representing public sector institutions in employment law matters, including employee misconduct, strikes, workplace accidents and disciplinary proceedings. Also acts for clients from the telecommunications, transport and retail sectors on exit negotiations, restructurings and dismissals. Assists companies with social elections, posted worker regulations and working time rules. Additionally advises on the employment aspects of transactions.
Notable Practitioners (Band 2) – Chris Van Olmen
FRANCE – FLICHY GRANGÉ AVOCATS (BAND 1)
Outstanding French firm renowned for its dedication to employment law, where it offers a full range of expertise for both domestic and international clients. Frequently assists with employee litigation, redundancy schemes and collective agreements. Additionally involved in handling the labour aspects of M&A transactions. Also advises clients on health and safety issues and social security matters.
Senior Statespeople – Hubert Flichy
Notable Practitioners (Band 1) – Joël Grangé
Notable Practitioners (Band 4) – Olivier Kress
Notable Practitioners (Band 5) – Florence Aubonnet
Notable Practitioners (Band 5) – Aurélie Cormier Le Goff
GERMANY – PUSCH WAHLIG WORKPLACE LAW (BAND 3)
Dedicated team of employment specialists with particular experience in business restructuring, including mass workforce reductions, as well as reconciliations and social plans. Additionally handles compliance, remuneration and works council matters and represents clients in employment litigation. Active across a variety of sectors, including financial services, technology and FMCG.
ITALY – LABLAW STUDIO LEGALE (BAND 2)
Well-reputed labour boutique with a strong presence in Italy. Able to handle multi-jurisdictional mandates via its L&E Global alliance membership. Specialises in advising employers across a range of matters, including trade union negotiations, restructuring, reorganisations and litigation, and capable of assisting with employment-related criminal matters. Regularly assists corporations with the drafting, establishment, modification and termination of contracts.
Notable Practitioners (Band 2) – Francesco Rotondi
LUXEMBOURG – KLEYR | GRASSO (BAND 1)
Established employment practice providing top-tier advisory and litigation services to clients in a wide range of industries, including public sector agencies, financial services companies and IT companies. Advises on terminations, transfers of undertakings and restructuring, with a particular emphasis on collective bargaining agreements. Represents clients in harassment and unfair dismissal claims, as well as assisting with social elections and the employment aspects of mergers.
Notable Practitioners (Band 1) – Christian Jungers
NETHERLANDS – PALTHE OBERMAN (BAND 3)
Boutique employment practice that attracts considerable praise for acting for employers on dismissal cases. Has experience in court proceedings, including disputes concerning employee misconduct. Offers broader capabilities spanning the full range of employment matters, including all issues arising from flexible working agreements and restructuring processes. Advises clients on works council mandates. Also assists with the drafting of international employment contracts for top executives. Has a number of clients from the fashion and sporting industries.
Notable Practitioners (Band 3) – Christiaan Oberman
Notable Practitioners (Band 5) – Gieneke Van Wulfften-Palthe
NORWAY – STORENG, BECK & DUE LUND (BAND 4)
Boutique firm with notable expertise in a plethora of employment law topics. Frequently handles reorganisation and downsizing matters, redundancy processes, terminations and severance agreements. Also acts on dismissal cases.
Notable Practitioners (Band 3) – Kari Bergeius Andersen
Notable Practitioners (Band 4) – Nils H Storeng
POLAND – SOBCZYK & PARTNERS LAW FIRM (BAND 2)
Highly reputed Kraków-based employment boutique acting for both domestic and international clients on collective redundancies, employment contracts and corporate restructurings as well as litigation cases. Adept at handling negotiations with trade unions. Additionally provides day-to-day advice and regulatory support. Also highlighted for its outstanding academic profile.
Eminent Practitioners – Arkadiusz Sobczyk
PORTUGAL – MORAIS LEITÃO (BAND 1)
Outstanding team maintaining a vanguard position by providing a broad employment service, which includes restructuring processes, collective terminations, employment litigations and collective bargaining agreements. Further advises on business transfers and disciplinary proceedings. Represents an array of clients, with strong presence in the banking, consumer goods and pharma industries.
ROMANIA – MAGDA VOLONCIU & ASOCIATII (BAND 1)
Specialist labour law boutique with widely admired expertise in employment disputes. Experienced in handling collective dismissals, as well as contract and trade union negotiations. Advises both international and domestic clients from a wide range of industries, including energy, transportation and banking. Defends clients in harassment and employer liability cases.
Notable Practitioners (Band 1) – Magda Volonciu
Notable Practitioners (Band 3) – Corina Radu
SPAIN – SUÁREZ DE VIVERO (BAND 3)
Offers expertise in a range of employment law matters, including collective bargaining agreements and either permanent or temporary collective dismissals. Defends appeals brought by former employees and assists with the management of disciplinary proceedings. Provides Spanish law advice to local subsidiaries of international companies.
SWEDEN – CEDERQUIST (BAND 1)
Top-tier practice active across the spectrum of employment mandates relating to the establishment, transfer, restructuring and closing down of businesses. Renowned for its considerable employment litigation expertise, undertaking numerous cases in relation to breaches of trade secrets, redundancies and terminations, as well as internal investigations. Also provides employment law advice relating to data protection as well as pensions and incentive programmes. Frequently advises on consultations and negotiations with trade unions. Acts for clients from the financial sector, employers’ associations and multinational companies.
Notable Practitioners (Band 1) – Robert Stromberg
Notable Practitioners (Band 3) – Jens Tillqvist
For more information please contact Joseph Granato, Communications Manager at L&E Global at email@example.com.