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CMS Carey & Allende

Labour & Employment

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What the team is known for

Respected international firm with a recognised labour and employment practice known to advise on contentious labour proceedings. Offers assistance with collective bargaining, employee layoffs and social security. Also well placed to handle day-to-day matters such as the review of employment contracts. New client wins include HDI Seguros and Servizi Energia Italia.

Strengths

A client describes the firm as "excellent," adding: "They always advise us in a timely manner and with a high level of involvement on their part."

Work highlights

Advised Unilever on the employment issues related to the closure of one of its plants in Chile, as well as the subsequent layoff of over 190 employees.

Notable practitioners

Respected practitioner Enzo Canales is "a senior professional with great technical knowledge and a very good ability to understand his clients' businesses," remarks a client, who also describes him as "intelligent, strategically minded and always available."

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Overview

CMS Chile’s reputable employment practice covers all manner of concerns. It handles day-to-day issues, employment agreements, visas, foreign-employee immigration requirements, as well as more contentious matters, such as employee dismissals, collective bargaining and employment litigation; also advises on M&A-related labour law issues. CMS Chile prides itself on excellent knowledge of social security bi-national treaties and labour compliance audit services.



Key clients: Estee Lauder, Accenture, Compañía Minera Can-Can (today Alxar-Copec), Unilever, Worley Chile S.A. (former Jacobs Chile), K+S, Grupo Besalco, Servizi Energia Italia (SAIPEM), Transbank.


Labour & Employment Department

CMS Carey & Allende

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Department location

Av. Costanera Sur 2730, piso 9

Parque Titanium

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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Labour & Employment


Enzo Canales
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