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Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Labour & Employment

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What the team is known for

Highly respected department with a strong track record in the Ecuadorian labour and employment arena. Well placed to handle routine advisory work including drafting internal HR policies, assisting with employee contracts and advising on immigration procedures. Highly adept at advising on dismissals, as well as representing clients in labour benefit claims. Team is also sought after for its advice on social security and collective bargaining agreements. Wärtsilä, SOFTYS and Iberia count as new client wins.

Strengths

"Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has an experienced labour team that has a good understanding of the Ecuadorian legislation and is able to provide very good advice," a client enthuses.

Work highlights

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce represented Unilever in a lawsuit filed by several employees, seeking indemnification due to alleged work-related illnesses.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Belen Jaramillo "is a highly knowledgeable labour lawyer who is always prepared to offer the best solutions to our problems," according to a client. Another interviewee appreciates her "high-quality client service and strong business acumen."

The "impeccable" Javier Salvador Soto comes highly recommended by interviewees for "his practical experience in the labour and employment arena." Another observer goes on to add: "Javier Salvador Soto is able to provide good solutions that are adapted to our needs."

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Overview

We provide strategic advice on labor issues, litigation and collective bargaining agreements, with a focus on offering effective solutions that serve our clients’ needs no matter how complex the issue.

This focus allows us to:

  • Advise and guide clients on strategies relating to contracts of employment.
  • Help with audit processes regarding labor compliance and risk mitigation.
  • Advise on and design labor subrogation processes due to restructuring, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Defend our clients in administrative and judicial disputes.
  • Design strategies and guide our clients in collective bargaining processes.
  • Help with governmental relations.
  • Advise on immigration issues and visas.
  • Advise on social security issues.



Labour & Employment

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

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Location

Av. República de El Salvador N36-140,

Edificio Mansión Blanca

Quito

Pichincha

Ecuador

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Ecuador

Labour & Employment


Belen Jaramillo
Associates to watch
Javier Salvador Soto
Band 3