international employment law firm alliance L&E Global

Ireland: Leading Irish law firm LK Shields joins L&E Global

L&E Global proudly welcomes LK Shields as our exclusive member firm in Ireland.

LK Shields is a full-service law firm that provides a wide range of corporate legal services to enterprising Irish and international businesses, financial institutions and public bodies.

The dedicated Employment, Pensions and Employee Benefits team at LK Shields boasts considerable experience and advises high-profile domestic and multinational large-scale employers on all facets of the employment relationship. The team regularly acts for employers, trustees, regulatory and government agencies and scheme actuaries and consistently provides expertise in high-profile employment, pensions and employee benefits cases, complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, commercial disputes and the protection of business interests.

“The ever-increasing demand for effective legal counsel in this post-Covid economy is unequivocal,” said Jeroen Douwes, Executive Director of L&E Global. “As a result, we are continuing to expand and position ourselves to be able to provide legal services to employers in the key areas where they operate, which clearly includes Ireland.  With the addition of LK Shields to the L&E Global alliance, we are now one step closer to realising that goal.”

“We pride ourselves on having a strong commercial approach to problem-solving, working closely with our clients, in-house counsel, HR professionals, chairs and chief executives on a range of employment and HR issues, to find practical, effective and creative solutions to both every day and exceptional problems,” said Aoife Bradley, Partner and Head of the Employment, Pensions and Employee Benefits team at LK Shields. ”This is an approach that is shared by L&E Global which is just one of the many reasons we are delighted to now be a part of this esteemed organisation.”

“We are frequently fielding queries from our multinational clients on matters of Irish employment law,” said John Sander, Chairman of L&E Global and co-leader of the International Employment Issues practice group at Jackson Lewis P.C. “Having worked closely and often with Aoife and her team on numerous projects over several years, I am very confident that LK Shields will be an excellent addition to our L&E Global team providing cross-border services to our clients.”

About LK Shields

LK Shields is a leading Irish corporate and commercial law firm with two national offices (located in Dublin and Galway) and over 130 staff. The firm provides partner-driven, accessible and decisive advice and work to build in-depth relationships with our clients and their business needs. LK Shields’ professionals combine their depth of legal knowledge with their commercial experience to deliver business solutions to complex legal issues. To find out more visit

About L&E Global

L&E Global is the worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services. L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives, wherever they operate. L&E Global’s members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.