Pérez del Castillo & Asociados

Santiago Pérez del Castillo

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Practice Areas

His practice includes intense activity in labour consultancy, and day-to-day counseling to both national and international financial, agricultural, and industry and service companies, focusing on labour and social security law (conflict prevention, collective bargaining and litigation), in which he has wide experience and knowledge.


Founding partner of Pérez del Castillo y Asociados.

Former Minister of Labour and Social Security of Uruguay between November of 2002 and March 2005.

Former Secretary of State of Labour and Social Security of Uruguay (2002-2005).

Representative of the Government Body of Directors at the International Labor Office.

Rector of the University of Montevideo (2009-2015).

Founder of IEEM (Business Studies Institute of Montevideo).

Consultant of the Inter-American Development Bank in cooperation projects with the processes of regional integration and harmonization of standards for free movement within Mercosur.

Professional Memberships

Uruguayan Bar Association.

Institute of Business Studies of Montevideo.

Latin American Institute of Labour and Social Security.

Founding member of the Uruguayan Association of Labour Law and Social Security.


Author of “Practical Handbook of Labour Norms” (13th ed.), “Right to Strike” and more than 100 papers on Labour Law, labour market, social security and industrial relations in Uruguayan and foreign magazines.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 4 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Current Challenges in Labour Relations Conference

Santiago Pérez del Castillo

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Press releases regarding General Labour Law, Social Security and Labour Relations Matters

Matías Pérez del Castillo, Santiago Pérez del Castillo, Gerardo Cedrola

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International Debate Over Labour Reforms in Latin America

Santiago Pérez del Castillo

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