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Munita & Olavarría

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Senior Partners: Enrique Munita, Cristián Olavarría
Partners: Paola Casorzo, José Luis de Marchena, Marcela Salazar, Gonzalo Urcelay
Number of partners: 6
Number of other lawyers: 10

Labour & Employment:
Enrique Munita, Cristián Olavarría, Paola Casorzo, José Luis de Marchena, Marcela Salazar, Gonzalo Urcelay

Firm Overview:
Munita & Olavarría – Ius Laboris Chile, is a law firm specialising in labour and employment law and labour and employment related issues. This firm comprises 6 partners plus 10 attorneys. The company is committed to providing a personalised and highly specialised service in labour and immigration law, and generate value in organisations through the quality improvement of their industrial and human relations.
Munita & Olavarría's team of lawyers has years of experience collaborating together, advising their clients on their HR management needs in Chile. Selected from the best advanced degree courses in labour and employment law, they share a common culture: a consistent high quality service.
Moreover, their members provide legal counseling free of charge to nonprofit institutions and play a key role in discussions of new employment regulations and laws.
Munita & Olavarria from its incorporation, joined the international alliance Ius Laboris; a worldwide organisation of employers cross-border employment and pensions law advice. Ius Laboris has over 1,400 specialist HR lawyers in 165 cities in 55 countries (including Chile). Ius Laboris offers access to the best local HR law experts in one global team with 20% more employment lawyers ranked by Chambers than any other employment practice.
Clients include many household names as well as multinational companies in all sectors ranging from energy, utilities, retail and technology to pharmaceuticals, banking or mining.

Main Areas of Practice:

Labour & Employment: 100%

Labour & Employment:
Labour litigation, developing strategies to address the labour disputes. Internal work, health and safety regulations and internal policies. Collective agreements, collective bargaining processes assistance and strike support. Labour contracts and terminations, employee benefits. Support in disciplinary proceedings, fringe benefits, service provision agreements, personal supply contracts, due diligence and audits. Corporate restructuring. Mediation and settlement procedures before the Labour Authority. Immigration and visas. Pensions and social security. Wages and benefits taxation. Health and safety at the workplace.

International Work:
Member of Ius Labouris global worldwide alliance.

English, Spanish.

The labour and employment practice is referred to a wide range of industries, such as financial institutions, airlines, chemical, transportation companies, retail companies and others: Latam Airlines, Banco Santander, Banco BCI, Embotelladora Andina, BHP Billiton, Abbott, Infosys, Globalvia, Procter & Gamble and DHL, among others.