May 11, 2015
On May 7, 2015, Mathews Dinsdale & Clark LLP joined Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of Human Resources law firms.
Ius Laboris is an alliance of law firms offering employers cross-border employment and pensions law advice. It now has 1,300 specialist HR lawyers in over 125 cities and 47 countries worldwide. Ius Laboris offers access to the best local HR law experts in one global team with 24% more ranked employment lawyers (Chambers & Partners, June 2014) in 10% more recommended jurisdictions (Legal 500, July 2014) than any other global HR legal services organization. It has the highest ranking, being ranked as an Elite band 1 global employment network (Chambers Global Guide, June 2014). In October 2014, Ius Laboris was recommended in the Financial Times Special Report Innovative Lawyers for client service. Clients include many household names as well as multinational companies in all sectors ranging from energy, retail and technology to pharmaceuticals.
Mathews Dinsdale was voted in at the Alliance’s annual Board meeting held in Chicago on May 7, 2015 with immediate effect.
Mark Contini, Mathews Dinsdale’s Managing Partner, commented, “We are very pleased to have joined Ius Laboris, which will allow us to offer seamless and rapid service of the highest quality to clients operating around the globe. We look forward to working closely with Alliance member firm FordHarrison in the US, as well as the other member firms in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Americas.”
Chris Engels, chairman of Ius Laboris commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mathews Dinsdale to the Alliance. North America is such a significant market for many Alliance clients that we wanted to be sure we had found the right firm to join us to provide national and international services to our clients.”
Sam Everatt, Executive Director of Ius Laboris added: “As always with labour issues, it is important to have the best legal advisors on the ground as employment law varies widely in each jurisdiction. Mathews Dinsdale’s breadth of HR law services across the key centres in Canada will provide an invaluable resource for clients doing business in Canada.”
More information on Ius Laboris can be found here.
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