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Porzio Ríos García

Labour & Employment

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded labour and employment department advising clients on a vast array of matters, including collective bargaining, social security and unfair dismissal claims. Frequently called upon to assist clients with internal labour audits and regulatory compliance. CAPEL is a new client win.

Strengths

One client notes: "I have the best impression of their practice," adding that "they have a very good strategic vision of the area."

Notable practitioners

A market onlooker lauds Ignacio García as "a tremendous practitioner and academic," while another source notes: "He enjoys a well-deserved respect in the market." García regularly assists clients with collective bargaining agreements, social security matters and alleged unfair dismissal, harassment and discrimination claims.

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Overview

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.

Members

Duarte, Diego

García, Ignacio

Granese, Alejandro

Guzmán, María José

Kottmann, Laura

Quiroz, Camila

Villalobos, Fernando

Industries

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

Labour & Employment Department

Porzio Ríos García

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Department location

Cerro El Plomo Nº 5680,

19th Floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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Chile

Labour & Employment


Ignacio García
Band 3