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CorralRosales

Labour & Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 1EcuadorLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading labour and employment powerhouse representing notable companies in administrative and judicial disputes relating to an array of matters such as worker complaints, unfair dismissal and termination with fair cause. Strong bench regularly assists with the labour aspects arising from corporate reorganisations, including transfer of employees, collective dismissals and the implementation of internal policies. Also advises on social security and collective bargaining agreements with unions.

Strengths

A client commends CorralRosales for offering "a level of knowledge and seniority that is hard to find elsewhere."

Another interviewee remarks: "CorralRosales' most remarkable characteristic is their personalised service," adding: "All of their lawyers have an in-depth understanding of our matters."

Work highlights

CorralRosales advised Securitas on negotiating settlement agreements with a former general manager and a former financial director. Notwithstanding the settlement, the general manager filed an unpaid severance claim against the company.

Notable practitioners

Highly regarded partner Edmundo Ramos Cárdenas comes highly recommended by a client, who says: "He has a broad knowledge and extensive experience of the labour arena," adding: "He offers a personalised and timely service." Another interviewee enthuses: "Edmundo Ramos Cárdenas is an excellent lawyer who is always willing to analyse the different scenarios that we bring to him."

Senior associate Marta Villagómez is praised by a client, saying: "She has a strong willingness to work, offers a personalised service and is very clear with her advice." She regularly assists clients with unfair dismissal claims, profit sharing and labour restructuring.

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Overview

CorralRosales advises domestic and foreign companies in all areas related to the employer-employee relationship. This includes day-to-day issues as employment agreements tailored to specific needs, internal work regulations, consultations on hiring alternatives, employment of disabled employees, among others.  The firm performs employment due diligence and work on tailoring the best alternatives to cope with existing risks or liabilities. CorralRosales also has wide experience in handling litigation and administrative claims, as well as collective bargaining proceedings. On the other hand, CorralRosales offers a wide range of corporate immigration services, including obtaining of work permits, temporary visas, work visas and permanent resident visas to expatriates and foreign employees.

Members

Ramos Cárdenas, Edmundo (Head of Department)

González, Karen

Paz y Miño, Ramón

Villagomez, Marta

Clients

ACCIONA

AIG Ecuador

AIG Internacional

Avon del Ecuador

Banco del Pichincha

BMI

Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones

Copa Airlines

Eternit

GE Oil & Gas

Glaxosmithkline

Grunenthal

Grupo Familia

Marriott

Mead Johnson

Merck C. A.

Moderna Alimentos

Nestlé

Novartis

Organización TERPEL

Payless Shoesource Ecuador Cia. Ltda

Productos Avon

SIKA Ecuatoriana S.A.

Terpel S.A

United Airlines

Industries

Aviation

Distribution & Services

Energy & Natural Resources

Food & Beverages

Infraestructure & Construction

Insurance

Pharma

Real Estate

Retail

TMT

Labour & Employment

CorralRosales

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Location

Robles E4-136 y Av. Amazonas

Edificio Proinco Calisto, 12th floor

PO Box 17-03-176

Quito

Pichincha

Ecuador

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Ecuador

Labour & Employment


Edmundo Ramos Cárdenas
Band 2
Marta Villagomez
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