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L&E Global Broadens its Presence in Asia-Pacific with New Member in the Philippines

L&E Global, a worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services, is pleased to announce that the firm Villaraza & Angangco Law (V&A Law) is joining L&E Global as its member firm in the Philippines and further strengthening the alliance’s presence in Asia-Pacific.

Based in Manila, V&A Law is a decorated full-service law firm in the Philippines with recognised expertise in Labour and Employment Law. With over 40 years of unparalleled service, V&A Law continues to serve its clients in the full spectrum of Philippine labour law at the highest possible legal standards. It is well-regarded for its timely, accurate, and comprehensive legal advice, whether as regards regulatory compliance or management of labour relations.

“With member firms already in Australia, China, India, Japan and Singapore, L&E Global is enhancing an already strong presence in the region with the addition of V&A Law,” said Jeroen Douwes, Executive Director of L&E Global. “One measure of our success is the fact that we are working with extremely high-calibre firms with a depth of experience in all areas of labour law. Our combination of cross-border teams cooperating seamlessly on international matters and a shared commitment to quality, will help clients achieve their objectives effectively and efficiently.” 

“We have long been aware of L&E Global’s exceptional reputation as one of the preeminent global employment law alliances and we are delighted to be a part of such an esteemed organisation,” said Rashel Pomoy, partner and deputy department head of V&A Law’s employment practice. “I trust there is a very promising future ahead for us all and we welcome the opportunity to play an integral role in the alliance.” 

“Bringing the Philippines into the fold is of course an important milestone for L&E Global,” said John Sander, Chairman of L&E Global and co-leader of the International Employment group at Jackson Lewis P.C. “We are particularly delighted to add the experienced, trusted and reliable team from V&A Law, which can accommodate the diverse needs of the full range of multinationals that we work with. V&A Law is a great addition to our portfolio and strengthens our position in this key Asia-Pacific market.”

About V&A Law
Established in 1980, Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law) is a decorated full-service law firm with recognised expertise in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment law, corporate and commercial law, and intellectual property law. Headed by legal luminaries and practitioners who are deemed experts in their respective fields, its about 70 lawyers and 100 highly trained non-legal staff capably provide the firm’s foreign and domestic clients with comprehensive, multi-layered, innovative, and practical solutions that truly deliver results. With decades of experience serving at the forefront of the evolving landscape of Philippine law, Villaraza & Angangco continues to offer professional service of the highest calibre.

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.

For more information, please contact Jeroen Douwes at L&E Global at