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Latin America 2023
Chile Labour & Employment
Band 4

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Porzio Ríos García

The firm has a solid prestige in the areas of labour, employment, immigration and social security Law. Our Labour & Employment Department has been recognized consistently as one with the best quality service and most experienced in Chile.

Our expertise includes regulatory compliance, collective bargaining and labour relations involving unions; Individual and collective contracts; unfair dismissal litigation; health and safety regulations, employee benefits, personal taxation, social security and pension law; Global mobility, immigration laws, executive transfers and visa processing; labour revisions, M&A processes and harmonization of corporate benefits as well as training workshops in labour matters.

The Firm’s Labour & Employment department is composed of an experienced staff of lawyers from the best law schools of Chile, most of them with graduate studies.

Previous experience of the lawyers of this department involves not only involvement related to labour matters in the private area, but also in the public sector, including relevant positions in the Chilean government.

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Labour & Employment - Chile
Band 4
What the team is known for

Porzio Ríos García is a well-regarded Chilean labour and employment department that advises clients on a vast array of matters, including collective bargaining, social security and unfair dismissal claims. The law firm is frequently called upon to assist clients with internal labour audits and regulatory compliance.


"The team at Porzio Ríos García is very competent and experienced. The law firm stands out for being accessible and providing clear advice to its clients."

Work highlights

Porzio Ríos García's labour and employment team represented Oxy against charges made by the Labour Directorate alleging unfair labour practices in Chile.

Notable practitioners

Ignacio García regularly assists employers from the energy and oil and gas sectors with employment contracts, termination matters and RIF negotiations in Chile. According to a client, "Ignacio García is a high-performing legal professional who is connected to our organisation’s purpose. Working with him gives me tremendous confidence in his experience and abilities."

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Ignacio García
Band 4


Provided by Porzio Ríos García

Alejandro Granese

Camila Quiroz

Diego Duarte

Fernando Villalobos

Laura Kottmann

María José Guzmán


Provided by Porzio Ríos García

Mining, international transport and logistics, cosmetics, IT, retail, energy, among others.