TORONTO, Canada & BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 21, 2011 /CNW/ - Filion
Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, recognized as one of Canada's leading
labour and employment law firms, has joined L&E Global, an
international alliance of firms providing counsel to employers on
employment, labour, workplace privacy, employee benefits and
immigration law. Toronto-based Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti joins
nine leading employment law specialty firms from Europe, the United
States, and the Asia-Pacific region that have formed an alliance to
provide attentive, efficient, and cost-effective legal counsel to
clients operating in what has increasingly become a
multi-jurisdictional legal arena.
Founded in 2010, L&E Global member firms include Flichy Grangé Avocats (France); Jackson Lewis (U.S), LABLAW - Studio Legale Failla Rotondi & Partners (Italy); Palthe Oberman (Netherlands), Pusch Wahlig Legal (Germany); Bufete Suárez de Vivero, S.L (Spain); Van Olmen Wynant (Belgium); A. Sobczyk & Wspólpracownicy (Poland) and Swarbrick Beck Mackinnon (New Zealand).
"Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP greatly strengthens our alliance in
North America and beyond," said Stephan C. Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global. "With their addition, we have
expanded our North American footprint, increasing our ability to
provide cross-border employment law services".
Roy C. Filion, one of the firm's Founding Partners, and currently Senior Partner,
added, "We are energized by this new initiative and welcome the
opportunity to offer a truly global presence. The alliance partners
are a perfect fit with our firm and will greatly enhance our ability to
better serve our clients."
ABOUT FILION WAKELY THORUP ANGELETTI LLP
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP has a distinguished history in
Canada, founded as Winkler Filion & Wakely in 1982.
The Firm's 32 lawyers specialize in management side labour and
employment law advising public and private sector employers on their
rights under labour relations, employment standards, occupational
health and safety, human rights, workers' compensation, pension,
benefits, pay equity legislation and the common law.
ABOUT L&E GLOBAL
L & E Global is an alliance of premier boutique law firms in Europe, the
United States, Canada, and the Asia-Pacific region. Each member firm
concentrates its practice on employment law, employee benefits and
labour relations, and each firm is recognized by clients and legal
organizations as a leader in this field.
L & E Global provides workplace law advice and services globally. Member
firms offer deep experience in a very broad array of sectors and
markets including financial and insurance services, high tech,
pharmaceutical, telecommunications and information services, luxury
goods, retail, and energy. Together, they operate in every major U.S.
city, in key European business centers, in Canada, and in the
Asia-Pacific region. In other jurisdictions, the alliance is able to
draw on strong relationships with leading local practices to provide
seamless global coverage.
SOURCE FILION WAKELY THORUP ANGELETTI LLP
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