What is LEI?

LEI, founded in 1991, is a non-exclusive, international network of independent law firms, working with individuals and businesses around the world.

History

Law Europe, established in the early 90s to facilitate cross-border transactions and disputes within the EU, expanded its scope as member firms’ international engagements increased. Evolving into LEInternational (LEI), the network embraced a global approach, attracting members worldwide. With over 800 locally qualified lawyers, LEI delivers exceptional legal services across diverse sectors.

Clients ranging from individuals to large corporations have benefited from LEI’s cross-border connections, with the close working relationships between members and the cost-effectiveness of their services making LEI unique.

Our Mission

LEI facilitates high-quality legal services to clients through a global network of law firms.

Our Core Values

Excellence

A commitment to delivering top-quality legal services and maintaining high professional standards across the network.

Integrity

Upholding ethical principles, maintaining honesty, and practicing with the utmost integrity in all dealings and interactions.

Client Focus

Placing clients' interests and needs at the forefront, striving to provide tailored and effective legal solutions that meet and exceed client expectations.

Responsiveness and accessibility

Our members prioritize responsiveness and accessibility, delivering prompt and diligent assistance to clients' requests.

Respect and diversity

Valuing and respecting individual differences, cultures, and perspectives.

Global Perspective

Emphasizing the importance of a diverse and international network to serve clients with global interests.

Continuous Learning

Encouraging ongoing professional development, staying abreast of legal developments, and fostering a culture of lifelong learning within the network.

Transparent and fair billing practices

Transparency and fairness in billing practices are central to our ethos. There are no additional or hidden charges for referrals within the network.

Our Members

Our members are renowned law firms within their jurisdictions, distinguished experts in their respective fields of practice, and possess extensive knowledge of the local market. With a deep understanding of the laws, regulations, and practices in their home jurisdictions, our members are well-equipped to advise national and global clients, offering a comprehensive range of legal services.

Membership in our network is granted to firms that demonstrate the highest standards of ethics, quality service, and the ability to bring added value to the network.It’s important to note that all members of LEI operate independently. LEI itself does not hold any license or authorization to provide legal services. Each individual member assumes sole responsibility for the advice provided to their clients.

Practice Areas / Industries​

LEI provides clients with unparalleled access to some of the world’s foremost experts across various practice areas and industries, including but not limited to the following:

Members Directory

Management Team

Board of directors

Amir Altshuler

Director

Isabelle Girault

Director

Josep M. LLull

Director

Barry Resnick

Director-Chairman

Mirjam Sorgo

Director

Staff

Quintin Barry

Treasurer

 

Pablo Bonfill

Head of International Development

Claire Peers

Business Developer