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Ius Laboris

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Executive Director: Sam Everatt

Chairman: Pascal Lagoutte

Key Partners: Rodrigo Funes de Rioja, Chris Engels, Guillaume Bordier, Markus Bohnau, Inigo Sagardoy, Michael Burd, Jeff Mokotoff, Valeria Morosini

Number of Members and Affiliates: 52

Number of Lawyers: Over 1,500

Languages: English, as a first or second language, is common to all lawyers

Network Overview:

Ius Laboris is consistently recognised as the leading legal service provider in employment, immigration and pensions law. Our firms help international employers navigate the world of work successfully. The Alliance has over 1,500 lawyers focusing on HR law based in more than 160 cities in over 59 countries in 5 different continents.

Global Employment Law:

Ius Laboris delivers labour, employment, mobility and benefits legal professional services to the highest international quality standards.

For successful management of a multinational workforce, in-depth knowledge of local HR law and practice is crucial. Through the best independent local firms Ius Laboris provides employers with a deep and thorough knowledge of local employment laws, culture and processes.

About Ius Laboris?

■ Ius Laboris member firms have an average Chambers ranking of 1,7 in 59 countries which is by far the highest in the market. In total, 27 Ius Laboris firms have a Tier 1 ranking

■ 116 Ius Laboris lawyers ranked by Chambers and Partners

■ Highly commended global network by The Lawyer European Awards

■ Clients benefit from access to international HR training events; workshops; the Global HR Law Guide; other online tools, apps and guidelines; webinars & podcasts

■ A combination of leading local HR lawyers operating in a seamless global group, means the group understands and advise on local employment laws and processes in an international setting

■ Ius Laboris firms are handpicked on the basis of being a leading specialist in labour and employment law in their country, ensuring quality and scale across the board

■ Clients cross all sectors and include many Global 500 companies


Employment Rights (Employment contracts, non-compete clauses, policies, HR audits, performance management, dismissals)

Data Privacy (Data audits, GDPR compliance, data privacy policies, data breaches, social media policies, international data transfers, monitoring of employees)

Discrimination (Anti-discrimination advice, workplace policies, diversity training, workplace audits, gender pay-gap reporting, court appearances)

Health & Safety (Health and safety audits, risk assessments, accident investigation, crisis management, court appearances)

Pay & Benefits (Remuneration, tax planning, social security, incentives, bonus schemes, stock options)

Immigration & Global Mobility (Secondments, transfers and expatriation, immigration, tax and social security, supplementary pensions)

Pensions (Pensions schemes, funding solutions, governance, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution)

Restructuring & Labour Relations (Restructuring projects, restructuring compliance, criteria for dismissal, collective labour relations, union negotiation, industrial action)

Internal Investigations (Internal investigations, whistleblowing, performance management and grievances)

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Global Reach:

Argentina: Funes de Rioja & Asociados

Australia: Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Austria: Schima Mayer Starlinger

Belgium: Claeys & Engels

Brazil: Veirano Advogados

Canada: Mathews Dinsdale

Chile: Munita & Olavarría

Colombia: Brigard Urrutia

Cyprus: George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC

Czech Republic: Randl Partners, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

Denmark: Norrbom Vinding

Finland: Dittmar & Indrenius

France: Capstan Avocats

Germany: Kliemt.HR Lawyers

Great Britain: Lewis Silkin

Great Britain: Sackers (Pensions)

Greece: Kremalis Law Firm

Hungary: Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Hong Kong: Lewis Silkin (Hong Kong)

Ireland: Lewis Silkin (Ireland)

India: Kochhar & Co.

Israel: Herzog Fox & Neeman

Italy: Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci

Luxembourg: CASTEGNARO

Mexico: Basham, Ringe y Correa S.C.

Netherlands: Bronsgeest Deur Advocaten

Norway: Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Papua New Guinea: Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Peru: Estudio Olaechea

Poland: Raczkowski

Portugal: pbbr

Russia: ALRUD

Spain: Sagardoy Abogados

Sweden: Elmzell Advokatbyrå

Switzerland: Blesi & Papa

Turkey: Bener Law Office

Ukraine: Vasil Kisil & Partners

United States: FordHarrison LLP

Affiliated Firms:

Belarus: Cobalt

Bulgaria: BOYANOV & Co.

Bahrain: Al Tamimi

China: Fangda Partners

Croatia: Divjak Topić Bahtijarević & Krka

Estonia: COBALT

Japan: Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Kazakhstan: AEQUITAS Law Firm

South Korea: Yulchon LLC

Latvia: COBALT

Lithuania: COBALT

Malta: Ganado Advocates

Netherlands: Blom Veugeler Zuiderman Advocaten

New Zealand: Kiely Thompson Caisley

Romania: Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP)

Saudi Arabia: Al Tamimi & Co

Serbia: Karanovic & Partners

Singapore: Rajah & Tann


Slovenia: ŠELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm

Thailand: Rajah & Tann Thailand

United Arab Emirates: Al Tamimi & Co

Venezuela: D’Empaire

Ius Laboris rankings

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