The Younity law firm continues its strategic development with the appointment of Laurence Markey as the partner who will be responsible for the department of Public Service Law.

As a leading player in the sectors of social legislation and pensions law, Younity is especially proud to announce the appointment of Laurence Markey as of 1 December 2016. As an expert renowned for her work in public services law, Laurence Markey will take the lead in this highly important field of employment law.

Laurence Markey has nearly 20 years of experience in counselling and practice in administrative litigation for the Council of State and the judiciary and disciplinary courts.  She also deals with matters relating to public service law at the local or national level (including European law). In addition, Laurence has developed a particular expertise in the area of equality of treatment.

Laurence teaches in various institutions, notably in the High Court of Justice and is regularly invited as an expert to the Masters programme in social law at the Free University of Brussels.

For Jean-Philippe Cordier, Younity Managing Partner, ”The fact that we have been able to attract an expert as renowned as Laurence Markey will enable Younity to establish and develop support for employers and other representatives within the public sector, with regard to both employment and pension law”.

For her part, Laurence Markey is extremely proud to be joining a niche law firm such as Younity, where she will be able to pursue and also hone her expertise.

Laurence Markey: ”I am delighted to be joining YOUNITY which for me is a leading force in promoting key values such as a client-centred approach, outstanding legal practice and a truly dynamic vision of the legal profession.

I look forward to applying all my previous experience gained in the field into the development of this department – which is dedicated to all the social aspects of public service.”

Press contact: jeanphilippe.cordier@younity.be