L&E Global is proud to announce that our member firms in Canada and Latin America have been recognised for their expertise in the field of employment law, in the recently published editions of Chambers Canada 2022 and Chambers Latin America 2022. Chambers ranks and reviews the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions worldwide, offering market-leading insights for those looking to discover the most suitable providers of legal services.
CANADA – FILION WAKELY THORUP ANGELETTI (BAND 2)
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti is a large employment and labour law boutique which enjoys a stellar reputation in the Ontario market, with offices in Toronto, London and Hamilton. The firm handles high-profile work throughout the province, acting for a diverse client base ranging from SMEs to large multinational corporations, with an active presence in both the private and public sectors. It has notable expertise in collective bargaining, labour arbitration, wrongful dismissal cases and human rights issues, acting for clients in the manufacturing, entertainment and retail sectors, among others.
- Band 1 – Ontario
- Band 2 – Nationwide
Senior Statespeople – Roy Filion QC
Notable Practitioners (Band 1) – James Knight
Notable Practitioners (Band 4) – Robert Bayne
Notable Practitioners (Band 4) – Sarah Crossley
Notable Practitioners (Band 4) – Donald Jarvis
ARGENTINA – ALLENDE & BREA (BAND 4)
Active labour team handling a variety of advisory and contentious issues. Allende & Brea deals with dismissals of high-profile executives and other employees, in addition to advising on compensation plans and employment contracts. Also handles negotiations and litigation involving unions. Emirates Airlines and Tupperware are among the firm’s notable client wins.
Associates to Watch – Lucas Federico Tamagno
CHILE – CARIOLA DÍEZ PÉREZ-COTAPOS (BAND 4)
Active full-service firm with a well-reputed labour and employment practice. Noted for providing counsel on individual and mass layoffs, collective bargaining and immigration issues. Also adept at assisting with the labour due diligence of corporate restructuring. Levi’s, Pontificia Universidad Católica and Grupotec are recent additions to the law firm’s client roster.
Notable Practitioners (Band 3) – Ricardo Tisi
COLOMBIA – LÓPEZ & ASOCIADOS ABOGADOS (BAND 1)
Market-leading firm boasting a highly distinguished team, actively involved in a variety of significant labour and employment cases. López & Asociados stands out in the market for handling collective bargaining processes regarding unionised employees within the oil and gas, financial services and technology industries. Also regularly retained to handle complex individual matters, such as termination proceedings and subsequent proceedings before the Ministry of Labour. The team is also active assisting clients with matters relating to social security and pensions before the UGPP.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – SÁNCHEZ Y SALEGNA (BAND 3)
Established practice group entering the rankings for the first time. Sánchez y Salegna are noted for advising call centres and clients from the business technology solutions field, and actively provide counselling on collective and individual labour litigation cases, as well as across collective bargaining, hiring policies and outsourcing. Angelina Salegna Bacó and Amado Sánchez de Camps are the main client contacts.
MEXICO – DE LA VEGA & MARTÍNEZ ROJAS, S.C. (BAND 3)
De la Vega & Martínez Rojas is a well-regarded boutique with a solid practice in this field. Maintains broad involvement in labour matters, routinely advising clients on dismissals and related employment litigation, as well as representing employers in negotiations with unions. Frequently wins mandates from key players from the financial services, automotive and aviation sectors.
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