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Hernández & Cía. Abogados

Labour & Employment

Band 4PeruLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Capable labour and employment department advising clients on labour audits and collective bargaining agreements, as well as related contentious proceedings. Frequently sought after by clients from various sectors, including the real estate, food and beverage and financial services industries.


"I have had a very positive experience working with Hernández & Cía. Abogados. The firm has a team of goal-oriented professionals who make sure they are supporting the business by seeking creative opportunities that allow us to successfully overcome any challenges," a client enthuses.

Work highlights

Hernández & Cía. Abogados acted as counsel to Petrex in over 50 litigation cases related to profit sharing disputes.

Notable practitioners

Mariana Barreto and Diego Castillo are the key client contacts.

Department Information

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Our labour team is very well consolidated as it provides effective solutions and on time, personalized advice to important companies. Our growing client base praises our team´s proactivity and excellent problem-solving skills.

A significant part of our job is related to advice our clients to avoid future labour lawsuits, as well as aid in every manner in their business and place themselves one-step forward on the newest standards in labour compliance and human resources practices.

Our team also stands out as consequence of its interdisciplinary optic, with special care in human resources and industrial relations analysis linked to our day-to-day labour legislation expertise. Due to this interdisciplinary view, we have been engaged by several clients to provide in-house training to Human Resources Management teams.

In addition, considering the current context arisen due to COVID-19 spreading, our team has advised our clients regarding different measures to preserve employment relationships and salary payments, advising also in procedures of collective terminations or temporary suspension of labour contracts before the Ministry of Labour.

Moreover, our labour department has advised our clients in the implementation of the Surveillance, Prevention and Control Plan to avoid COVID-19 of spreading at work and the application of new health and safety measures established by Peruvian Government.


Castillo, Diego (Head of Department)

Vidal Salazar, Michael (Head of Department)

Barreto, Mariana

Labour & Employment

Hernández & Cía. Abogados


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