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Labour & Employment — Peru


Miranda & Amado Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 1

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Market-leading department with outstanding expertise in a wide range of labour services spanning both the consulting and contentious sides of the discipline. Often retained by an enviable roster of clients for advice on collective bargaining, the employment aspects of corporate restructuring and social security issues. Represents leading domestic and multinational companies from sectors such as telecommunications, banking and food and beverages.

Strengths One client states: "I have the best impression of them and their client service is of a very high standard."

Another source appreciates that "they provide practical solutions to complex problems."

Work highlights Advised Corporación Lindley on a collective bargaining matter relating to approximately 2,000 employees.

Notable practitioners

Highly acclaimed by peers and clients alike, star individual Jorge Toyama maintains his stellar reputation in the labour and employment field. He garners effusive praise from clients, who laud him as "the best labour lawyer of this generation and a pre-eminent figure in Peruvian labour law." He is also described as "a very well-informed lawyer who has the ability to see the whole picture when making a decision and is very analytical." Toyama continues to be involved in collective bargaining, also advising clients on labour inspections and individual labour litigation.

Department co-head Luis Vinatea offers a wealth of experience in the labour field, handling labour inspections, collective bargaining and judicial proceedings arising from labour relations. Sources value "the depth of his analysis and his commercial insight."

Counsel Roberto Matallana is valued by clients for his "solid argumentation and litigation skills." He regularly advises on labour litigation and collective bargaining issues.

Department co-head Alfredo Salvador Vargas garners praise for his capabilities in this field. One market commentator notes: "He is an excellent lawyer with a lot of practical experience. He is very direct and clear when advising."

About the Team (content provided by Miranda & Amado Abogados)

Miranda & Amado has the market’s largest labour department, comprising 36 fully qualified lawyers, including 5 partners and 2 senior counsels. The firm participates in the market’s most complex, sensitive and strategic matters. It handles the entire range of non-contentious and contentious labour and employment matters such as specialised consultancy, including social security and safety at work matters; planning and strategy on employment restructuring; collective bargaining and arbitration; and has participated in many of the biggest, most complex and high profile cases in Peru in recent years, representing clients before the Labour Authority and all levels of the Courts.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Distinguished labour and employment practice renowned for its prestigious team of experts in this field. Offers a comprehensive service spanning labour inspections, collective bargaining and the handling of industrial action. Well positioned to advise clients from various sectors, boasting particular experience in labour relations in the mining and telecommunications industries.

Strengths Sources emphasise: "I think this is one of the best law firms in the country. They provide an optimal client service and their key strength is the professional quality of their lawyers."

A client notes: "This is a highly skilled team that has excellent availability and provides useful answers to legal queries."

Work highlights Advised Southern Peru Copper Corporation on a strike carried out by two labour unions, assisting the client with the implementation of the agreements to terminate the industrial action.

Notable practitioners

Leading practitioner José Balta heads the firm's labour and employment department. He has long-standing expertise in this field, including contracting and immigration processes. Clients report: "He is an excellent lawyer and a specialist in the employment field. He analyses taking into consideration costs and benefits to the business." He recently advised Tahoe Resources on a collective bargaining agreement with a union.

According to clients, head of department Mario Pasco Lizárraga is "an expert in labour matters" Sources also comment that "he is very detailed, an excellent negotiator and a dynamic lawyer with good strategic abilities." His recent work includes advising Compañía Minera Antamina on a claim brought against the client by a group of employees of Clínica San Pablo seeking a share in the company's profits.

Associate-to-watch Ernesto Cárdenas is singled out by clients for praise. They say: "He dedicated the necessary time to understanding our business so that he was able to identify workable solutions."

About the Team (content provided by Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados)

Our Labor practice group has extensive experience in Labor Law and Social Security, including contracting and subcontracting, disciplinary sanctions, collective bargaining, individual or collective termination of employment, labor taxation, equality and non-discrimination at the workplace.

Answering to current needs of companies and organizations, the labor practice group has grown on the basis of hiring experienced lawyers in certain sub-specialties which require a special knowledge. Thus, we have experts in constitutional-labor law, safety and health in the workplace, labor inspections and immigration matters.

We represent our clients in labor and employment proceedings before the labor authority, in court and in arbitration proceedings.

We assist in the planning of hiring policies, data protection in work-related issues, human resources management, and labor audits.

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Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Renowned international firm with a significant labour and employment practice, often acting for prominent multinational clients. Handles a broad range of mandates, particularly concerning unfair dismissal cases, employee transfers, health and safety policies and collective bargaining. Represents clients from the telecoms, aviation and agribusiness sectors. Aeropuertos del Perú, Minsur, and Orange Business Services are new client wins.

Strengths Interviewees appreciate the team's international experience, and report: "It is a highly professional firm with experienced lawyers and great client service."

Work highlights Advised Parque Arauco on the corporate restructuring of the companies through which the client operates in Peru, including in relation to the relocation of approximately 80 employees to a single operating company.

Notable practitioners

Market observers are impressed by head of department Monica Pizarro, describing her as a "positive team leader." Peers also recognise her great potential in the field and her "significant leadership role in the firm."

About the Team (content provided by Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International)

Our Labor practice work with local and international entities (industrial, commercial, banking, mining, oil, fishery, service matters, among others), both private and public and help them to manage all of their employment needs, from day-to-day employment requirements to critical business change projects. 

We represent employers in collective bargaining and works council negotiations, and also develop robust industrial relations strategies. In addition, we help multinational companies with their mobility strategies at the right time.

We combine our global coverage and wealth of experience handling multijurisdictional assignments with specialized local expertise, enabling us to work cross border through different industries and practice areas to fulfill clients' labor and employment needs everywhere they operate. 

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Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established full-service law firm with solid labour practice and domestic footprint. Offers a considerable breadth of practice, with particular expertise in collective bargaining agreements and migration issues, as well as labour arbitration. Frequently instructed by prominent clients from sectors such as food and beverages, steel and aviation. New client wins include APM Terminals Callao, Cia Ericsson Peru and Prosegur.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's "presence in different jurisdictions across Peru, as well as in Lima," adding: "They are well established in the field, and are very able when designing legal strategies."

Work highlights Assisted SIDERPERU with a collective cessation procedure before the Ancash labour authority and the Peruvian Ministry of Labour.

Notable practitioners

Acclaimed head of department Ricardo Herrera Vásquez is widely recognised by market observers for his practice in the labour and employment ambit in Peru. Clients enthuse: "His main strength is understanding his clients' needs and finding solutions for them." Others point to his "extensive knowledge and experience," reporting that he is "solid in collective bargaining."

Partner César Puntriano is highly appreciated by market commentators for being "detail-oriented, knowledgeable and business-oriented; there is no matter that he cannot clarify." Other sources value his "focus on providing a first-class service."

About the Team (content provided by Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados)

We provide labor advice in general, which includes contract and salary planning, due diligence examinations, health and safety matters, labor intermediation and outsourcing, court proceedings, inspection visits, claims filed with the Peruvian Social Security Institute (EsSALUD), and collective bargaining processes. We also provide advice on the hiring of foreign employees and the steps required to obtain their work permits.

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active regional firm providing solid labour and employment expertise. Particularly experienced in handling collective bargaining agreements, also regularly assisting with labour-related disputes. Additional involvement in advising clients on the prevention and resolution of collective conflicts. Noteworthy activity representing clients in the food and beverage, mining and telecommunications sectors. Pesquera Exalmar is a new client win.

Strengths Interviewees note: "Their value added can be found in the fact that they provide solutions to problems, always considering costs and time."

Work highlights Advised Compañía Minera Antapaccay on collective bargaining proceedings and agreements with its three unions.

Notable practitioners

According to sources, department co-head Jaime Zavala Costa is "an excellent negotiator and a great expert in this field who gives you total peace of mind." A client also comments: "He has great experience and problem-solving skills." His expertise encompasses collective bargaining, as well as labour disputes resolved through arbitration.

Sources highlight associate-to-watch Lidia Vilchez for being "extremely committed," adding: "She has profound knowledge of her practice area, and she gives us total confidence in her advice."

About the Team (content provided by Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría)

Our specialists in labor law, immigration and visas and social security advise on all kinds of matters related to this area of ​​practice: legal advice on hiring and firing workers (massive dismissals, closure of offices and compensation to senior executives) usually participate in the negotiation, drafting and termination of employment contracts; Have extensive experience in collective bargaining and in corporate restructuring processes; They intervene in administrative proceedings before the respective labor authorities, as well as in all kinds of judicial matters and provide advice on matters relating to pensions and social benefits. They also provide advice in relation to human resources policies (Prevention of discrimination, privacy and fundamental rights, internal investigations by harassment and others), restrictive agreements, outsourcing and outsourcing, executive compensation packages. For its part, the team has expertise in advice on hiring foreigners, immigration rules and processing services for all types of temporary permits and residence visas. In addition, we carry out workshops, seminars or training courses in labour and migration matters, and training in general and specific labor legal issues.

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Rubio Leguía Normand - Labour & Employment Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded firm with a strong reputation for its labour and employment practice. Advises clients on health and safety issues, collective bargaining and compliance programmes. Additional areas of expertise include matters pertaining to immigration, as well as labour audits. Has in-depth knowledge advising market-leading clients in the mining and aviation sectors. Interbank, Pesquera Diamante and Enel Distribución Perú are among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths Clients highlight the firm's prestige and point to its "commitment, professionalism, experience and proactivity."

Work highlights Represented Minera Yanacocha in two collective bargaining processes.

Notable practitioners

Prestigious department co-head Víctor Ferro Delgado is recognised by market observers as "an important lawyer" in the field, with a client stating: "He is a triple-A practitioner." He offers extensive expertise in collective bargaining processes as well as labour consultancy on structural reorganisation and outsourcing.

Up-and-coming practitioner Armando Gutiérrez earns widespread market recognition for his labour practice. Clients report: "He has knowledge of the field, experience and is reliable."

Up-and-coming individual Marlene Molero Suárez is recognised by sources for her experience in advising on workplace discrimination claims, with a particular focus on gender issues.

About the Team (content provided by Rubio Leguía Normand)

Our Law Firm’s Labour, Employment, Social Security Practice Area is one of Peru’s is a leading and prominent on its field and most recognized at a national level. With a solid well-balanced team of 20 lawyers, 4 partners and offices on 3 cities, Rubio offers a wholesome approach to all aspects of the Labour Employment Legal services.

Our practice area has extensive expertise in the implementation of employment planning programs, structuring personnel compensation plans, downsizing, as well as in handling and giving advice on complex administrative and legal proceedings. We are also highly recognized in the market in collective bargaining and arbitration processes, as well as for our ability to perform social and labor rules compliance audits characterized for their preventive approach. Rubio also excels at providing counsel on hiring of expatriates and immigration system.

As part of a tangible effort to promote equality, Rubio boasts a gender diversity practice that is working hand by hand with institutions from different sectors interested in furthering the advancement of women not only within the legal sphere but more important as an equal part of the workforce.

Rubio boasts an impeccable record on labour proceedings. Our team handles over five thousand proceedings per year with a high turnaround in different sectors companies making us a preferred player in the Market.

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CMS GRAU - Labour & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Renowned international firm with an active labour and employment team possessing in-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations, alongside expertise in immigration and collective bargaining. Advises clients from sectors such as energy, technology and retail. New client wins include Petrex, Baker Hughes International Operations del Perú and Dessau Internacional.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the firm's "great credibility and ample knowledge of Peruvian labour legislation," with one interviewee noting: "I value their legal analysis and opinions, which are useful for making business decisions."

Work highlights Advised Komatsu – Mitsui Maquinarias Perú on collective bargaining with two trade unions.

Notable practitioners

"Excellent lawyer" and head of department Claudia Flecha is praised by clients for being "proactive and for providing options to solve complex problems." They continue: "She is always available and we are very satisfied with her work." She is involved in collective bargaining, employee transfers and employment terminations.

Counsel José Burgos is well regarded by market commentators for his long-standing experience in the field. Interviewees note: "He is a reliable professional who is organised, has profound knowledge of the practice area and is always assertive."

Clients praise associate-to-watch Cecilia Vargas, noting: "Her strength is her solid knowledge of the field, which enables her to present us with different possible solutions to choose from. She is an excellent professional."

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Estudio González & Asociados - Labour & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established global labour law firm recognised for its capabilities advising on local employment matters. Areas of focus include litigation, employee terminations, audits and social security. Frequently advises clients from the private and public sector on matters related to the advertising and insurance industries. New client wins include Avianca, Ohio National Seguros and ZTECH.

Strengths Sources praise the firm, saying: "This is a highly specialised labour firm that knows the area really well. They always advise us with professionalism and in a way that is tailored to our needs."

Work highlights Participated as appointed expert of the Peruvian state on a matter before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights regarding Peruvian employment legislation.

Notable practitioners

Revered figure César Gonzáles Hunt is widely recognised by peers for his active practice in the labour sphere. A source enthuses: "He is a good lawyer, with vast labour experience." His practice remains vast and varied, encompassing both collective bargaining issues and individual litigation.

Up-and-coming practitioner Alicia Jiménez is well regarded by interviewees. One source describes her as "an expert in the field who is committed to her clients."

About the Team (content provided by Estudio González & Asociados)

Our Peru office provides legal advice on employment matters to Peruvian and foreign companies and institutions in the private and public sectors.

Our office is recognized for its excellence and ethical commitment to legal advice by Chambers & Partners, Latin Lawyer, and Legal 500. We pride ourselves on the satisfaction of our clients, as well as the professionalism of our attorneys who emphasize personal attention, commitment and service excellence.

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Estudio Olaechea - Labour & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected labour and employment practice with experience in advisory and contentious mandates. Regularly instructed by prominent multinational clients to advise on employee terminations, labour audits, immigration and litigation. Possesses specialist sector knowledge in relation to energy, software and technology.

Strengths One client notes: "They are attentive professionals who act with confidence and understand the company's problems. I value their personalised and prompt service."

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Lucianna Polar offers a wealth of experience in immigration matters within the labour sphere. Clients report: "She is an excellent lawyer."

Head of department José Antonio Valdez is respected by market observers for his "excellent knowledge and experience in the field." He possesses notable expertise in litigation as well as non-contentious matters.

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Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Reputable labour and employment team that frequently handling labour litigation and arbitration processes, collective bargaining, immigration and employment contracts. Offers additional expertise in social security and employee benefits. Frequently represents clients from the food and beverage, construction and manufacturing sectors. Faber Castell Peruana, Inca Rail and IC Power Southern Terminals are among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths Interviewees remark: "The service is excellent and we would highlight their knowledge of our business."

Work highlights Advised Faber Castell Peruana on collective bargaining and health and safety matters.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators recognise head of department Germán Lora as "an outstanding labour lawyer who knows the legal technicalities and grasps clients' problems with ease." Sources attest that he "an experienced lawyer and a point of reference in this area."

Associate-to-watch Brian Avalos garners praise from clients, with one noting: "He is very proactive, possesses good technical knowledge and is an excellent member of the team."

About the Team (content provided by Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados)

Our labor and pension law practice regularly counsel companies in various sectors on issues related to individual and collective labor relations, as well as on immigration and social security matters, providing prompt and effective solutions to our clients, in order to contribute to the optimal management of their personnel.

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados assists various companies on the design of recruitment policies for both foreign and local personnel, indirect recruitment of staff and outsourcing activities (job placement and outsourcing), the structuring of salary and labor benefit programs, implementing labor cost reduction strategies taking into account existing labor legislation, among others.

Furthermore, we carry out preventive programs in order to verify that companies are complying with labor, tax and social security obligations, recommending the adoption of policies to mitigate risks and improve compliance, if necessary.

In the field of dispute resolution, the firm regularly represents and counsel clients in judicial and administrative procedures related to workers’ claims, labor authority inspections, collective bargaining disputes and payroll reviews performed by the institutions in charge of taxes and contributions.

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Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Experienced practice handling a variety of contentious and non-contentious mandates including matters related to outsourcing, collective bargaining and immigration. Has notable expertise in relation to mass redundancies, in addition to providing training on labour issues. Represents clients from the banking, telecoms and energy sectors. New client wins include Latam Airlines Perú and ENTEL Perú.

Strengths Client interviewees value that "they are highly skilled, flexible and adaptable lawyers who continue to provide immediate answers to our questions."

Work highlights Provided a training programme to the managers of Banco de Crédito.

Notable practitioners

Head of department María Haydée Zegarra is valued by clients for her "personalised service and flexibility," as well as for "being able to adapt to different situations and provide effective solutions."

Market observers are impressed by associate-to-watch Omar Díaz, with one source commenting: "He has a didactic approach and provides accurate and prudent advice."

About the Team (content provided by Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas)

Full preventive labour advice to clients and vast experience in labour litiation, labour inspections and conducting reviews and assessments of the labour situation of local and multinational corporations, as required in M&A transactions, financings, corporate reorganisations and restructuring operations.

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Benites Vargas & Ugaz Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Significant boutique firm standing out for providing advice on contentious labour matters. Offers further expertise in issues concerning health and safety and employee benefits, as well as providing advisory services for foreign personnel. New client wins include Los Portales, Duna Corp and G4S Perú.

Strengths Clients enthuse: "We have a great impression of the firm because they are highly effective lawyers. Besides solid legal analysis and strategy, they are constantly on top of things, which is essential for achieving results."

Work highlights Represented Triplay Amazonico in a USD500,000 lawsuit brought by workers regarding a collective termination of the company's entire workforce.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Jorge Luis Acevedo Mercado is highlighted by interviewees for his broad expertise in labour issues. One source reports: "He always assists you directly and is particularly good at planning complex litigation strategies."

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Ernst & Young - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active international firm with offices in Lima and Arequipa. Has considerable experience in collective bargaining negotiations and foreign worker issues, on which it regularly advises multinational corporations. Also handles employee benefits and compensation matters.

Strengths Market observers point to the firm's global reach, noting: "They have an international footprint and offer a high-quality service."

Notable practitioners

Partner José Ignacio Castro Otero is regarded by peers as "a professional with vast experience in this area." His expertise spans a range of labour and employment mandates, including mass dismissals, immigration law and employee benefits.

Mauro Ugaz garners praise from sources, with one client commenting: "He impressed me as a legal adviser for labour matters. He has in-depth legal knowledge and the ability to give simple solutions to complex problems."

Up-and-coming individual Jorge Agreda garners recognition from market observers, with clients pointing to his "proactivity, professionalism and knowledge of his client and their businesses."

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Hernández & Cía. Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Provides comprehensive advisory services encompassing hiring and dismissals, health and safety, collective bargaining, social security and labour audits. New client wins include Naviera Transoceánica, Franquicias Unidas del Perú and Diversey Perú.

Strengths A client notes: "They deliver a really good and prompt service, always adapting themselves to the client's needs."

Work highlights Represented Interseguro Compañía de Seguros in several labour litigation matters.

Notable practitioners

The key client contact is Michael Vidal Salazar.

About the Team (content provided by Hernández & Cía. Abogados)

This practice area includes consultancy on aspects related to hiring and the development of labor relationships (hiring, salary systems, establishing work weeks, preparation of internal work regulations, employment termination, occupational health and safety, etc.). We also analyze collective labor relations, with particular emphasis on collective bargaining. We collaborate with our clients on administrative matters, guiding them through labor audits.  We provide a diagnostic and help implement occupational health and safety systems, answering inquiries on health provisions, pension matters, the hiring of foreign employees, and labor audits.

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Osterling Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-known practice team providing advice on labour matters to domestic and international clients from sectors including pharmaceuticals, mining and media. Regularly assists with health and safety issues, employee terminations and incentive policies. Integra AFP and Panificadora Bimbo del Perú are new client wins.

Strengths Market sources note: "They act diligently, solving our problems very quickly. They have in-depth knowledge of labour matters and frequently send us labour law updates."

Work highlights Defended Cosmos Agencia Marítima against a fine which the Regional Directorate of Callao sought to impose on the client in respect of alleged contravention of health and safety at work obligations.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Ary Alcántara is acknowledged by peers as a "renowned lawyer" in the labour sphere, whilst a client highlights his "excellent labour law knowledge and fast responses to solve pre-judicial conflicts."

About the Team (content provided by Osterling Abogados)

The firm’s integral legal advice in this field includes the design of recruitment (direct and indirect), remuneration, compensation, and termination (individual and collective) policies. In occupational health and safety matters, the firm advises on all preventive and corrective aspects needed to comply with current regulations, which includes precautionary measures such as legal audits. Furthermore, the firm has a solid understanding on immigration law matters, especially on ex-pats hiring processes and international allocations regulations.

The firm´s counselling includes all procedures needed to obtain work visas and residence permits.  In addition, the firm gives thorough council advice in negotiations with unions to benefit clients both financially and legally. The firm has a solid group of professionals specialized on labor matter disputes (judicial and administrative).


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Star Individuals

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Highly acclaimed by peers and clients alike, star individual Jorge Toyama maintains his stellar reputation in the labour and employment field. He garners effusive praise from clients, who laud him as "the best labour lawyer of this generation and a pre-eminent figure in Peruvian labour law." He is also described as "a very well-informed lawyer who has the ability to see the whole picture when making a decision and is very analytical." Toyama continues to be involved in collective bargaining, also advising clients on labour inspections and individual labour litigation.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Leading practitioner José Balta heads the firm's labour and employment department. He has long-standing expertise in this field, including contracting and immigration processes. Clients report: "He is an excellent lawyer and a specialist in the employment field. He analyses taking into consideration costs and benefits to the business." He recently advised Tahoe Resources on a collective bargaining agreement with a union.

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Carlos Blancas Bustamante

Estudio Carlos Blancas Bustamante Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Esteemed figure Carlos Blancas Bustamante of Estudio Carlos Blancas Bustamante Abogados has a wealth of experience in the field, boasting particular expertise in representing trade unions. Peers laud him as "a point of reference in the field."

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Víctor Ferro Delgado

Rubio Leguía Normand

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Prestigious department co-head Víctor Ferro Delgado is recognised by market observers as "an important lawyer" in the field, with a client stating: "He is a triple-A practitioner." He offers extensive expertise in collective bargaining processes as well as labour consultancy on structural reorganisation and outsourcing.

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César Gonzáles Hunt

Estudio González & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Revered figure César Gonzáles Hunt is widely recognised by peers for his active practice in the labour sphere. A source enthuses: "He is a good lawyer, with vast labour experience." His practice remains vast and varied, encompassing both collective bargaining issues and individual litigation.

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Band 1

Ricardo Herrera Vásquez

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Acclaimed head of department Ricardo Herrera Vásquez is widely recognised by market observers for his practice in the labour and employment ambit in Peru. Clients enthuse: "His main strength is understanding his clients' needs and finding solutions for them." Others point to his "extensive knowledge and experience," reporting that he is "solid in collective bargaining."

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Band 1

Mario Pasco Lizárraga

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to clients, head of department Mario Pasco Lizárraga is "an expert in labour matters" Sources also comment that "he is very detailed, an excellent negotiator and a dynamic lawyer with good strategic abilities." His recent work includes advising Compañía Minera Antamina on a claim brought against the client by a group of employees of Clínica San Pablo seeking a share in the company's profits.

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Band 1

Jaime Zavala Costa

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to sources, department co-head Jaime Zavala Costa is "an excellent negotiator and a great expert in this field who gives you total peace of mind." A client also comments: "He has great experience and problem-solving skills." His expertise encompasses collective bargaining, as well as labour disputes resolved through arbitration.

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Band 2

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market commentators recognise head of department Germán Lora as "an outstanding labour lawyer who knows the legal technicalities and grasps clients' problems with ease."  Sources attest that he "an experienced lawyer and a point of reference in this area."

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Band 2

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Luis Vinatea offers a wealth of experience in the labour field, handling labour inspections, collective bargaining and judicial proceedings arising from labour relations. Sources value "the depth of his analysis and his commercial insight."

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Band 3

Osterling Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Ary Alcántara is acknowledged by peers as a "renowned lawyer" in the labour sphere, whilst a client highlights his "excellent labour law knowledge and fast responses to solve pre-judicial conflicts."

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Band 3

José Ignacio Castro Otero

Ernst & Young

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner José Ignacio Castro Otero is regarded by peers as "a professional with vast experience in this area." His expertise spans a range of labour and employment mandates, including mass dismissals, immigration law and employee benefits.

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Band 3

CMS GRAU

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Excellent lawyer" and head of department Claudia Flecha is praised by clients for being "proactive and for providing options to solve complex problems." They continue: "She is always available and we are very satisfied with her work." She is involved in collective bargaining, employee transfers and employment terminations.

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Band 3

Roberto Matallana

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Counsel Roberto Matallana is valued by clients for his "solid argumentation and litigation skills." He regularly advises on labour litigation and collective bargaining issues.

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Band 3

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner César Puntriano is highly appreciated by market commentators for being "detail-oriented, knowledgeable and business-oriented; there is no matter that he cannot clarify." Other sources value his "focus on providing a first-class service."

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Band 4

Jorge Luis Acevedo Mercado

Benites Vargas & Ugaz Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Jorge Luis Acevedo Mercado is highlighted by interviewees for his broad expertise in labour issues. One source reports: "He always assists you directly and is particularly good at planning complex litigation strategies."

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Band 4

CMS GRAU

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Counsel José Burgos is well regarded by market commentators for his long-standing experience in the field. Interviewees note: "He is a reliable professional who is organised, has profound knowledge of the practice area and is always assertive."

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Band 4

Tsuboyama, Cuzquén & Nicolini

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Jaime Cuzquén of Tsuboyama, Cuzquén & Nicolini garners praise from clients for "his knowledge of labour legislation and prompt responses." They also attest: "He is a conciliator who listens carefully and presents different alternatives."

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Band 4

Gálvez & Dolorier Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Javier Dolorier of Gálvez & Dolorier Abogados is highly valued by clients. Interviewees report: "He is a specialist in labour law, and always provides comprehensive legal assistance. He is very practical and has good technical skills."

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Band 4

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market observers are impressed by head of department Monica Pizarro, describing her as a "positive team leader." Peers also recognise her great potential in the field and her "significant leadership role in the firm."

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Band 4

Estudio Olaechea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Lucianna Polar offers a wealth of experience in immigration matters within the labour sphere. Clients report: "She is an excellent lawyer."

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Band 4

Alfredo Salvador Vargas

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Alfredo Salvador Vargas garners praise for his capabilities in this field. One market commentator notes: "He is an excellent lawyer with a lot of practical experience. He is very direct and clear when advising."

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Band 4

Ernst & Young

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Mauro Ugaz garners praise from sources, with one client commenting: "He impressed me as a legal adviser for labour matters. He has in-depth legal knowledge and the ability to give simple solutions to complex problems."

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Band 4

José Antonio Valdez

Estudio Olaechea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department José Antonio Valdez is respected by market observers for his "excellent knowledge and experience in the field." He possesses notable expertise in litigation as well as non-contentious matters.

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Band 4

Alberto Varillas Cueto

García Sayán Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Alberto Varillas Cueto of García Sayán Abogados possesses long-standing experience handling labour mandates, particularly in relation to collective bargaining and labour inspections.

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Band 4

María Haydée Zegarra

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department María Haydée Zegarra is valued by clients for her "personalised service and flexibility," as well asfor "being able to adapt to different situations and provide effective solutions."

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Up and Coming

Ernst & Young

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming individual Jorge Agreda garners recognition from market observers, with clients pointing to his "proactivity, professionalism and knowledge of his client and their businesses."

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Up and Coming

Armando Gutiérrez

Rubio Leguía Normand

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming practitioner Armando Gutiérrez earns widespread market recognition for his labour practice. Clients report: "He has knowledge of the field, experience and is reliable."

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Up and Coming

Estudio González & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming practitioner Alicia Jiménez is well regarded by interviewees. One source describes her as "an expert in the field who is committed to her clients."

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Up and Coming

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming practitioner César Lengua of Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados is recognised by interviewees as "a highly skilled professional who has the ability to analyse labour problems in depth thanks to his legal knowledge."

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Up and Coming

Marlene Molero Suárez

Rubio Leguía Normand

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming individual Marlene Molero Suárez is recognised by sources for her experience in advising on workplace discrimination claims, with a particular focus on gender issues.

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Star Associate

Garrigues

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market commentators are full of praise for star associate Franco Muschi of Garrigues, drawing particular attention to "his in-depth knowledge and the level of legal assistance he provides." Clients add: "Besides the experience that he has, he knows exactly which route to take to solve your problem."

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Associates to watch

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Brian Avalos garners praise from clients, with one noting: "He is very proactive, possesses good technical knowledge and is an excellent member of the team."

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Associates to watch

Ernesto Cárdenas

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Ernesto Cárdenas is singled out by clients for praise. They say: "He dedicated the necessary time to understanding our business so that he was able to identify workable solutions."

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Associates to watch

Amprimo & Flury Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Christa Caro of Amprimo & Flury Abogados receives widespread praise from clients. Interviewees highlight her "litigation experience, up-to-date labour knowledgeand the alternatives she offers to solve possible problems."

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Associates to watch

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market observers are impressed by associate-to-watch Omar Díaz, with one source commenting: "He has a didactic approach and provides accurate and prudent advice."

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Associates to watch

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Rocío Saux of Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados is appreciated by peers for her "decisive approach, solid knowledge and logical reasoning."

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Associates to watch

CMS GRAU

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients praise associate-to-watch Cecilia Vargas, noting: "Her strength is her solid knowledge of the field, which enables her to present us with  different possible solutions to choose from. She is an excellent professional."

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Associates to watch

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Sources highlight associate-to-watch Lidia Vilchez for being "extremely committed," adding: "She has profound knowledge of her practice area, and  she gives us total confidence in her advice."

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