Littler Opens 100th Location with New Belgium Office

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INTERNATIONAL—Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has opened its 100th location. Reliance|Littler, part of Littler’s global platform, has expanded its presence in Belgium with a new office in Ghent. The office, which is its third in Belgium, will be led by partners Edward Carlier and Koen de Bisschop.

Since establishing its first international location in Caracas, Venezuela, in late 2010, Littler has grown rapidly across the globe. The firm opened two offices in Mexico in 2012 and, soon after, expanded into several other regions in Latin America – with the most recent being Brazil through a correspondent office relationship. In 2015, Littler bolstered its North American presence by opening an office in Toronto, Canada, while also establishing its first foothold in Europe with a move into Germany. Just six years later, Littler now has locations in 11 European countries, including a new office in Ireland that opened in January 2021. The firm has also continued to grow its presence in the Asia Pacific region, building on the opening of a Singapore office in late 2019 that serves as its APAC Regional Hub, and in North America, where it continues to add new talent across offices. Littler now has more than 1,600 attorneys practicing across 25 countries.

Littler’s international operations span four continents – North America, South America, Asia and Europe – and include Austria, Belgium, Brazil (via a correspondent counsel relationship), Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Poland, Singapore, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States (including Puerto Rico) and Venezuela. The firm’s global capabilities also include lawyers with exceptional international experience, including practitioners dually licensed in the U.S. and Australia, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and South Africa.


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