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Brazil, United Kingdom

Chambers praises L&E Global Members in New Brazil and UK Guides

L&E Global is proud to announce that our member firms in Brazil and the United Kingdom have been recognised for their expertise in the field of employment law, in the latest editions of Chambers Brazil 2021 and Chambers UK 2022.

The inaugural Chambers Brazil guide offers the most in-depth and market-leading rankings of the best law firms and lawyers across Brazil. Chambers legal rankings rely on in-depth research which is conducted by the dedicated research team at Chambers to provide the most reliable and insightful legal recommendations, to help general counsel and legal departments make an informed decision when purchasing legal services across a wide range of practice areas and jurisdictions.



Much-admired department within a well-reputed full-service firm advising big players from the automotive, technology and banking industries on a wide range of contentious mandates. Sought out to act on cases before judicial courts at all levels, including disputes related to collective termination of contracts, excessive overtime and illegal outsourcing. Additionally well equipped to handle union negotiations and labour issues arising from compliance investigations and implementing Covid-19-related changes. Bridgestone is a new client.

What the say

An impressed source says Mihoko Sirley Kimura is “extremely ethical and holds a deep knowledge in the sector.” The same source goes on to add: “Her performance is elegant. It is hard to find people like her.” Kimura offers expertise in matters relating to termination of contracts, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and work visas. Another source confirms: “She is an excellent professional.”

Co-head of department Alexandre de Almeida Cardoso excels in representing clients before labour courts at all levels in some of the most complex labour disputes in the market. A client says: “He invites and prepares everyone who needs to be in the meeting,” and adds: “He has good arguments and positions himself very well.”

Marcelo Pereira Gômara demonstrates considerable knowledge in a wide range of labour mandates, including issues related to overtime pay, working conditions, and health and safety standards. An interviewee says: “He knows the ins and outs of a labour dispute.”

If you are buying legal services in the UK and need reliable and up-to-date recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers, Chambers and Partners rankings, editorial and analysis will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision, all based on our market leading research. Chambers UK 2022 covers 50 cities and counties in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. London, being the UK’s largest legal market, has the most in-depth legal coverage and insights.


Well known for helping insurance clients and financial services institutions with a full range of employment law issues, including regularly advising on team moves. Able to leverage its international footprint to advise on multi-jurisdictional work. Demonstrates notable experience handling contentious matters. Also has the capability to provide advice on large-scale corporate transactions.

  • Robert Hill – Band 4
  • Chris Holme – Band 4
  • James Major – Band 5

What the say

Robert Hill is regularly called upon by employers to handle disputes relating to whistle-blowing, discrimination and unfair dismissal. He is experienced in Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation. “He is very good technically and he is also very commercial.” “He can see the big picture.”

Chris Holme regularly advises employers on all manner of employment issues including claims of harassment, whistle-blowing and discrimination. He is well versed in assisting clients in the financial services and professional services sectors.

James Major regularly advises clients in the retail, insurance, education and publishing sectors. He is experienced in tribunal and High Court claims. “He is very easy to work with, very efficient and a good technical lawyer who is also practical and client-focused.” 


About L&E Global

L&E Global is the worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services. Whether you require advice and support in one jurisdiction or across the globe, L&E Global firms have a shared culture and built-in processes to ensure that you receive outstanding, seamless service. L&E Global delivers a simplified attorney-client relationship in regard to billing, point-of-contact, and overall advice and counsel, by offering a one-stop shop solution for all your employment law needs.

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