L&E Global Members Recommended by Chambers Latin America 2024
L&E Global is proud to announce that our member firms in Latin America have been recognised for their expertise in the field of labour and employment law, in the recently published edition of Chambers Latin America 2024. Chambers ranks and reviews the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions worldwide, offering market-leading insights for those looking to discover the most suitable providers of legal services.
ARGENTINA – ALLENDE & BREA – BAND 4
Allende & Brea’s active labour team handles a variety of advisory and contentious issues in Argentina. The team frequently deals with dismissals of high-profile executives and other employees, in addition to advising on compensation plans and employment contracts. The department also handles negotiations and litigation involving unions.
“Allende & Brea have a lot of experience and great knowledge of Argentinian law. They always provide a timely service and stay one step ahead of the opponent.”
Associates to Watch – Lucas Federico Tamagno: “We have had a very good experience with Lucas Federico Tamagno, who handles our labour matters and provides quick advice.”
CHILE – CARIOLA DÍEZ PÉREZ-COTAPOS – BAND 4
Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos is an active full-service firm with a well-reputed labour and employment practice in Chile. The law firm is noted for providing counsel on individual and mass layoffs, collective bargaining and immigration issues. The team is also adept at assisting with the labour due diligence of corporate restructuring.
“Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos is a recognised team for its expertise in the local labour arena and provides support that has allowed us to deliver efficient solutions and solve strategic issues involving labour matters.”
Band 3 – Ricardo Tisi: “Ricardo Tisi has in-depth knowledge of the country’s legal and labour environment and is very creative in seeking solutions that minimise legal risk.”
Band 5 – Bárbara Zlatar: “Bárbara Zlatar has a business focus and vision that adds value to our company. Her contribution has been fundamental for the review of policies, the relationship with the union, and other complex cases.”
COLOMBIA – LÓPEZ & ASOCIADOS ABOGADOS – BAND 1
López & Asociados boasts a highly distinguished team that is actively involved in a variety of significant labour and employment cases, assisting clients with matters relating to social security and pensions before the UGPP. López & Asociados is regularly retained to handle complex individual matters, such as termination proceedings and subsequent proceedings before the Ministry of Labour. The Bogotá-based department stands out in the market for handling collective bargaining processes regarding unionised employees within the oil and gas, financial services and technology industries.
“They are legally sound and transmit certainty in their decisions and advice. López & Asociados has an experienced team in different matters so they always provide an answer to our queries.”
Band 1 – Juan Pablo López Moreno: “He is an excellent professional and human being providing a solid client service and a very strong level of sophistication.”
Band 3 – Alejandro Miguel Castellanos López: “Alejandro Miguel Castellanos López is an expert in labour litigation handling matters before the Supreme Court of Justice with very in-depth knowledge. His client service is solid.”
Band 3 – Angélica María Carrión Barrero: “Angélica María Carrión Barrero is excellent. She offers a very strong client service and is an adviser who gives us a lot of peace of mind for her judgement and commitment.”
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – SÁNCHEZ Y SALEGNA – BAND 3
Sánchez y Salegna boasts an established practice group noted for advising call centres and clients from the business technology solutions field. It also actively provides counselling on collective and individual labour litigation cases, as well as across collective bargaining, outsourcing, and drafting and preparation of labour contracts and agreements. The team is also frequently sought out to advise on the Dominican labour and employment regulatory framework. One Park is a new client win for the firm.
“The lawyers at Sánchez y Salegna know everything about the labour market and regulations, and always work to simplify things to make them practicable and safe.”
Band 3 – Angelina Salegna: “Angelina Salegna is accessible, knowledgeable, and agile.”
MEXICO – DE LA VEGA & MARTÍNEZ ROJAS, S.C. – BAND 2
De la Vega & Martínez Rojas is a well-regarded boutique with a solid practice in the Mexican labour and employment field. The legal team maintains broad involvement in labour matters, routinely advising clients on dismissals and related employment litigation, as well as representing employers in negotiations with unions. The department frequently wins mandates from key players from the financial services, automotive and aviation sectors. Royal Tech and Fruehauf count among De la Vega & Martínez Rojas’ new client additions.
“The team at De la Vega & Martínez Rojas have a business awareness that helps their clients make good decisions and mitigate risks. They are always aware and updated on the new aspects of the labour environment.”
Band 1 – Oscar De la Vega Gómez: “Oscar de la Vega is one of the best labour and employment lawyers in Mexico. He is captivating, and understands and adapts to our needs.”
Band 4 – Ricardo Martínez Rojas: “Ricardo Martínez Rojas is always available to provide legal advice, supporting our business projects and giving us a full picture about our risks and the best way to mitigate them.”
Up and Coming – Jimena Adriana Sánchez Argoytia: “Jimena Adriana Sánchez Argoytia provides excellent customer service, and is always looking to solve issues and support us in our endeavours.”
PERU – ESTUDIO MUÑIZ – BAND 4
Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados has an experienced labour team with expertise in advising on matters related to collective bargaining, judicial proceedings and labour audits. The department is also well equipped to handle day-to-day labour advice. The firm is routinely retained by domestic and international clients with a presence in sectors such as energy, telecommunications, and food and beverages.
“Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados has expert lawyers in the field, who provide a good client service approach.”
Band 2 – Ricardo Herrera Vásquez: “Ricardo Herrera Vásquez has a strong ability to convey suggestions and to handle complex mandates.”
Band 3 – César Puntriano: “César Puntriano has a very strong commercial vision and his advice is efficient and clear.”
Up and Coming – Rocío Saux
About L&E Global
L&E Global is the worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services. Spanning 5 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives, wherever they operate. L&E Global’s members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.