international employment law firm alliance L&E Global

Colombian Employment Boutique López & Asociados Joins L&E Global

L&E Global is proud to announce its expansion in South America with the addition of López & Asociados Abogados, one of the most prestigious law firms in Colombia.

With more than 10 years in the Colombian legal market, López & Asociados is devoted to practicing labour law, employment law, social security law, and related litigation exclusively, and to delivering high-quality advice to clients. López & Asociados focuses on consulting work and representing companies by aligning itself with the strategic vision of its clients. The firm has been recognised as a top tier firm for its labour/employment law practice by specialised international publications such as Chambers Latin America and The Legal 500, and its partners have earned a reputation for excellence based on their renowned expertise in the legal market.

“Colombia is a key addition to our Latin America line-up, and we are thrilled to have the labour and employment law expertise of López & Asociados available to our clients in the US and worldwide as demand for support in this region continues to increase,” said John Sander, Chairman of L&E Global and co-leader of the International Employment Issues practice group at Jackson Lewis P.C.

“By partnering with a top Colombian firm like López & Asociados we are successfully meeting that demand,” continued Jeroen Douwes, L&E Global’s Executive Director.

“Our alliance with L&E Global allows us to consolidate as a leading labor and employment law firm in Colombia. Our local experience, coupled with the outstanding expertise of L&E´s member firms, will provide our clients with access to the best labour and employment practices worldwide,” said Juan Pablo López, Managing Partner at López & Asociados.

“As more and more of our clients require advice in multiple legal jurisdictions, López & Asociados is proud to be able to call on the extensive resources of L&E Global member firms on international employment law matters and we expect to play an active role within the L&E Global alliance,” said Alejandro Miguel Castellanos, Partner and Head of the litigation and judicial representation practice.

With more than 1750 legal professionals working from 150+ offices internationally, spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to deliver specialised, business-focused advice on labour relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits, to clients operating both nationally and across borders, by combining global excellence with profound local knowledge.


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