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Latin-America Guide

Labour & Employment — Uruguay


Ferrere - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 1

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Nelson Larrañaga and Verónica Raffo
- 1 partner
- 11 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Front-running practice group with a highly experienced team frequently called upon to handle complex and sophisticated cases. Advises on non-contentious mandates, such as collective bargaining and negotiations, due diligence, restructurings and social security matters, in addition to employment-related litigation. Has a prominent immigration practice assisting with migrant residency and labour issues. Experienced working with domestic and international clients in sectors including banking, TMT and pharmaceuticals.

Strengths Clients are quick to highlight the firm's regional knowledge and ability to find good solutions, stating: "The positive aspects are the professional quality, good judgement to effectively resolve any problems that present themselves and their high understanding of the local context of the matters."

The firm is held in high esteem by market commentators for its subject expertise and negotiation skills: "They have in-depth knowledge of all the legal matters in question, as well as vast experience in the collective negotiation process within the country."

Work highlights Assisted a major LPG gas company with a variety of labour issues, including the management of relations with public authorities and trade unions, after the trade union ceased all activity at the company following the dismissal of three union members for handling a rifle in the workplace.

Advised Scotiabank on the execution of a strategy to transfer personnel following the acquisition of Discount Bank of Latin America, in addition to assisting with the application of a retirement incentive plan.

Significant clients Andritz, DIRECTV, Enercon, Israel Discount Bank of New York, Uber.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Nelson Larrañaga draws on a vast wealth of experience to provide a top-tier service in labour matters. Clients regard him as "a dynamic practitioner with a great capacity for analysis and the ability to continuously generate alternative solutions," adding: "He has a great ability to explain technical terms and is empathetic, to the point that he immerses himself in the matter and forms proposals without losing his essence as an adviser."

"Superlative" practice co-head Verónica Raffo is held in high esteem by sources for her expertise in labour planning and strategy for high-value, complex cases. She is also acclaimed for her experience handling major negotiations with unions, with clients noting: "She has a professional maturity which enables her to be an excellent adviser; she really knows which battles are worth fighting and which aren't in order to prevent further conflict."

Associate-to-watch Alberto Baroffio has a solid understanding of labour matters, particularly labour relations and collective bargaining disputes. He has impressed interviewees, who say that "he has proven himself to be a very skilled and passionate negotiator."

Associate-to-watch María José Fernández is appreciated by clients for her "highly professional and proactive work." She has notable experience in labour issues, particularly in advising international clients on establishing local operations and policy adjustments to adhere to local standards.

About the Team (content provided by Ferrere)

The FERRERE labour team focuses on providing high-quality advice on complex and highly strategic matters for its clients.  The firm is equally strong in litigious and non-litigious issues and on all aspects of labour relations. The firm is also solid on all types of labour and social security advice.  In particular, it is active in designing remuneration structures, employment contracts and corporate policies, and advising on taxability of labor items, production decentralization process and implementation of new technologies, as well as organizational change, restructurings and personnel separation, internal investigations, and contract renewals, among other areas.

FERRERE is recognized for its experience in labour litigation and participates in the most complex and highest profile cases. The department represents clients at all judicial levels and before the Ministry of Labour and Social Security.  It also advises on conflict processes and collective negotiations with unions, business chambers and Government. 

It regularly handles clients’ day-to-day matters while at the same time ensuring high-quality advice on broad, complex and strategic issues.  It is recognized for its strong experience in complex litigious matters and collective negotiations, which allows it to achieve high success rates in legal actions and makes it a first-class negotiator with unions and the government.

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Guyer & Regules - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Eduardo Ameglio and Leonardo Slinger
- 2 partners
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Top-tier labour and employment department with a deep bench of highly experienced practitioners. Routinely called upon to assist a notable roster of clients with high-profile matters in the country. Areas of particular activity include employment-related litigation, audits and social security, with further expertise in representing clients during negotiations with unions. Has broad sector knowledge, often acting for clients from the financial sector, as well as hospitality and retail.

Strengths Market sources are full of praise for the firm's teamwork, noting: "The team is extremely well co-ordinated - if you have a problem they sit down with you and figure out who are the best people to help you with that problem, and they work as a team. This is particularly helpful for foreign clients, as it can be overwhelming arriving with minimal knowledge of the system."

The team is held in high regard for its accessibility and tailored service, as one interviewee comments: "The personalised service and feeling that they are available regardless of the day or hour creates a very important bond of trust."

Work highlights Represented Porto Seguro in a USD500,000 suit filed by the company's former CEO and legal counsel of a subsidiary company seeking damages for workplace harassment.

Advised Sura AFAP, Union Capital AFAP and Integración AFAP, the private pension funds of Uruguay, on negotiations with the Council of Wages, in addition to drafting the final agreements.

Significant clients Bic, Citibank, Tienda Inglesa, Radio Oriental, Saber.

Notable practitioners

The "intelligent, sensible and efficient" practice co-head Eduardo Ameglio has a distinguished labour practice, assisting clients with a broad scope of services ranging from collective negotiations to labour disputes. He is regarded by sources as "a great professional with profound knowledge of the practice area." He co-led the team on the aforementioned Porto Seguro work highlight.

"Experienced, professional and knowledgeable" department co-head Leonardo Slinger is revered as an expert in this field. He routinely advises on the entire spectrum of labour issues. Clients extol his abilities, stating: "He is brilliant; a fantastic academic with an excellent capacity for negotiation and business," adding that "his human touch makes him irreplaceable in the labour world." Another source asserts: "You get the whole package when you work with him."

Associate-to-watch Santiago Madalena is experienced in labour issues, displaying particular abilities in collective negotiations and union conflicts. He regularly acts for banks and financial institutions. Clients consider him to be a "talented, dedicated and professional" practitioner.

Associate-to-watch María José Poey has a solid labour practice focusing on consultancy and complex litigation for local and multinational clients, who view her as "responsive, flexible and trustworthy." Her practice is reinforced by her strong academic background.

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Arcia Storace Fuentes Medina Abogados - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Dolores Storace
- 1 partner
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly regarded practice group with significant experience in a variety of labour matters. Areas of particular activity include migratory and social security matters, as well as collective negotiations and disputes. Well versed in structuring short-term operations for international companies with foreign personnel. Retained by clients involved in the energy, construction and TMT sectors.

Strengths Sources underline the quality and timely nature of the firm's responses, reporting: "The service is very good - queries are answered quickly and to a high standard with regards to the matters at hand."

Work highlights Assisted Montes del Plata with various claims brought against the company by employees of suppliers who provided services during the project's construction.

Significant clients Bonset Latin America, Canal 12 TV, OLAM, The British Schools, UPM.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Dolores Storace boasts significant experience in labour-related consultancy, collective disputes and litigation matters, particularly those involving unions. She has additional noteworthy expertise in workplace health and safety issues, as well as short-term business structuring. She is considered to be "a dynamic and masterful practitioner with very good analytical skills."

The "well-known" associate-to-watch Ignacio Zubillaga marries his practical legal knowledge with his academic skills to provide clients with a well-rounded service. He offers considerable strength in labour-related litigation and due diligence.

"Brilliant" associate-to-watch Carolina Sarroca has key experience assisting foreign companies with non-permanent registrations and union negotiations. Clients value her ability to "identify risks quickly and clearly."

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Hughes & Hughes - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Enrique Radmilovich
- 1 partner
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Established team representing clients in the full spectrum of employment matters. Notable strength in litigation relating to both individual and collective disputes, including negotiations with unions. Advises on day-to-day labour issues, in addition to social security mandates and audit processes. Client roster includes names from the retail, consumer goods and energy sectors.

Strengths Clients enthuse over the firm's integration with their business and the personalised service provided, stating: "They are generally excellent - their level of commitment allows them to know our business and our needs, which in turn enables them to deliver a service adjusted to our requirements."

Work highlights Assisted Lojas Renner with various labour aspects related to the formation of the company's local operations, including reports regarding labour regimes, occupational health and safety and outsourcing.

Significant clients adidas, Baluma, Colgate-Palmolive, McDonald's, UPM.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Enrique Radmilovich is a deeply respected practitioner within the Uruguayan market due to his practice focus on labour mandates, including litigation in sector-related disputes and collective negotiations with the unions. Clients report: "He is a professional who not only cares about the problem at hand but also about adding a broader perspective."

Associate-to-watch María Durán is a recognised figure in the labour arena, known for her abilities in collective negotiations and defending clients in contentious claims. She is often called upon to represent clients in the hospitality, pharmaceutical and forestry sectors.

About the Team (content provided by Hughes & Hughes)

The Labour Department has a solid reputation and is wide known for its capacity for getting involved with the clients business and anticipating the client’s needs. Our law office provides legal advice to the major employers of our country, which are leading in their respective fields of activity.

Our lawyers are highly skilled in advising clients in business start-ups, due diligence and audit processes. They are permanently involved with Human Resources Departments, including advice in day to day issues, up-date of new regulations or modifications in all labour and social security aspects, safety and occupational issues and training seminars.

We are specialized in negotiation and in drafting of all kinds of business agreements and with the procedures required for expatriate staff to obtain working permits.

The team is strongly qualified in preventing labour conflicts and in providing creative and suitable solutions in all labour areas, both individual and collective. Its members are experienced litigators and expert negotiators, obtaining outstanding results for our clients, both in individual lawsuits as well as in collective conflicts.

The deep experience acquired by our team has resulted in full expertise in this practice area, to the extent that members of our Firm have often taken active part in the development of rules and regulations.


We have also become benchmarks for the media, who contact our lawyers for information and press notes.

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Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Diego Viana
- 2 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Long-standing firm with a noteworthy labour practice group. Areas of expertise span collective bargaining, contentious sector-related disputes and internal policy assistance. Boasts an impressive client roster made up of both domestic and international construction and energy corporations, as well as banks and other financial institutions.

Strengths Clients praise the team's responsiveness and availability, noting: "The firm stands out for its quick response rate and availability of all the staff when the situation calls for it."

Work highlights Represented Marfrig in a USD500,000 claim before the Supreme Court of Justice brought forth by 21 employees claiming labour benefits such as overtime pay and rest days.

Significant clients Santander, Candysur, Ericsson, PGG Wrightson, SACYR.

Notable practitioners

The "highly professional" department head Diego Viana possesses an impressive level of experience in labour matters, particularly in related disputes and collective negotiations. Market commentators report: "He is a lawyer with a great deal of experience negotiating with difficult unions and he has the creativity to find alternatives to negotiated outcomes."

Up-and-coming practitioner Ignacio Demarco has solid expertise advising clients on labour conflicts, restructuring, social security matters and collective bargaining with the unions. He has additional strength in assisting with executive compensation and labour audits.

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Pérez del Castillo & Asociados - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Matías Pérez del Castillo
- 2 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Deeply respected labour practice advising on a broad range of matters. Well regarded for its strength in labour-related dispute resolution and prevention, in addition to collective negotiation with unions and government entities. Also assists with day-to-day labour advice and is often retained by both international and domestic clients.

Strengths Market sources are impressed by the firm's service, noting: "Our impression of the firm is very good - they have great attention to detail, are very responsive and they advise us very practically on the plans we wish to implement."

Work highlights Retained by Orosur Mining to prepare a report on health and safety regulations, in addition to providing training and general counselling on labour matters.

Significant clients ACUA, CASMU-IAMPP, Claldy, Edanrey, Tops Fray Marcos.

Notable practitioners

Santiago Pérez del Castillo is a highly respected practitioner within the Uruguayan labour market, with a considerable academic pedigree. Clients are full of praise for his vast knowledge of labour law, noting: "When the matters are very complicated, he is the one we go to."

Head of department Matías Pérez del Castillo is a key figure in the labour sphere, benefiting from expertise in related litigation and collective bargaining for clients in a wide array of industry sectors. Observers report: "He is excellent - he gives practical advice and always knows what to do."

Associate-to-watch Juan Diego Menghi Arburúas has sound understanding of labour issues, particularly disputes and negotiations. He is valued by clients for his "strong academic capacity and up-to-date knowledge of complex matters."

About the Team (content provided by Pérez del Castillo & Asociados)


The firm provides services in all fields of Labour Law, providing preventive legal advice through four means:

  1. Consulting services: regular legal counsel on the application of regulations and judgments that may have implications or effects on the activity of our clients.
  2. Collective bargaining: assistance and representation of our clients in bilateral negotiations between companies and unions, in tripartite meetings before the National Department of Labour (DINATRA) and in institutionalized meetings before the Wages Councils.
  3. Labour audits: labour due diligence procedures with the aim of examining the degree of compliance with the current regulations. 
  4. Labour relations and human management: implementation of HR management policies and promoting understanding and cooperation between employers and workers.

Once the preventive process is exhausted, we participate in several instances of dispute resolution:

  1. Litigation before Courts for individual and collective claims.
  2. Administrative proceedings before the Ministry of Labour and Social Security for the settlement of disputes.
  3. Arbitration for the settlement of individual or collective disputes.
  4. Internal administrative investigations.

We assist companies interested in investing in Uruguay in labour documentation, Wages Councils, work permits, visas and residences and in labour standards applicable to their activity.

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Blanco & Etcheverry - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Juan Carlos Blanco, Fernando García Coll and Valentin Sorhuet
- 3 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Active department assisting both national and international clients with a plethora of labour and employment matters. Has considerable ability handling contentious and non-contentious disputes and negotiations. Human resources, social security and immigration law are further areas of practice focus.

Strengths Clients highlight the strength of the team in this field, as one remarks: "The biggest attribute, in my opinion, is the fantastic team of highly qualified professionals."

Work highlights Represented Gamorel against claims raised by the company's administrative and human resources manager to the value of USD430,000.

Significant clients Agroland, Ascensores Otis del Uruguay, Cabify, Claro, Estancias del Lago.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Fernando García draws on his noteworthy experience of labour matters, predominantly advising clients in the construction and agribusiness sectors. Market sources appreciate his work, as they state: "He really ensures that he understands the dynamic of every situation."

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Murguía - Aguirre - Labour & Employment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Beatriz Murguía
- 2 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Dynamic labour boutique with an increasing share of the market. Areas of noteworthy strength include provision of labour training to domestic and regional clients, as well as internal audits. Also offers expertise in sector-related dispute prevention and resolution.

Strengths Clients report: "It's an excellent firm. We feel totally supported by their knowledge and they always bring us practical solutions, even in difficult situations, whilst keeping us informed on any change in legislation that might be relevant to our case."

Work highlights Retained by Imprenta Matutina to defend against claims for indirect dismissal indemnity following the resignation of two employees.

Significant clients Agritec, Aupen, Construcciones Viales y Civiles, Del Este Agente de Valores, Protiler.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Beatriz Murguía Hughes draws on over 30 years of experience in the labour arena to advise major regional and domestic companies. Her knowledge encompasses matters related to social security and restructuring, as well as dispute resolution. She is held in high esteem by interviewees for her "efficiency, reliability and responsibility."

Partner Florencia Aguirre boasts significant expertise in labour audits, dispute prevention and collective conflicts. Clients are quick to single her out for her practice in this field, noting: "She has a strong legal background and the ability to quickly offer practical solutions."

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Rueda Abadi Pereira - Labour & Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Santiago Pereira
- 3 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Significant practice group with experience advising predominantly domestic clients on a range of employment matters. Has particular expertise in regulated sectors and counts healthcare companies and pension funds among its clients.

Strengths Market sources highlight the firm's support and adaptability: "The firm provides us with answers that suit the needs of the company, whether normal everyday matters, or extraordinary situations."

Work highlights Represented COSEM IAMPP against a class action suit brought by employees of Desarollos Postales regarding the outsourcing of employees.

Significant clients ASSE, Buonavent, República AFAP, Semm, Zara Uruguay.

Notable practitioners

Department head Santiago Pereira combines his considerable abilities in dispute resolution with his experience in labour matters to provide clients with solid advice and a strong defence in labour-related disputes. Market commentators single him out as "a very well-known lawyer" in this field.

About the Team (content provided by Rueda Abadi Pereira)

Our law firm renders comprehensive legal advice in labour matters to some of the most important companies of Uruguay. We also provide, with a multidisciplinary approach, legal advice regarding all aspects related to labour law: Collective bargaining, trails, social security taxes, conflict prevention, personnel recruitment and Human Resources management.


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Band 1

Guyer & Regules

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "intelligent, sensible and efficient" practice co-head Eduardo Ameglio has a distinguished labour practice, assisting clients with a broad scope of services ranging from collective negotiations to labour disputes. He is regarded by sources as "a great professional with profound knowledge of the practice area." He co-led the team on the aforementioned Porto Seguro work highlight.

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Band 1

Nelson Larrañaga

Ferrere

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Nelson Larrañaga draws on a vast wealth of experience to provide a top-tier service in labour matters. Clients regard him as "a dynamic practitioner with a great capacity for analysis and the ability to continuously generate alternative solutions," adding: "He has a great ability to explain technical terms and is empathetic, to the point that he immerses himself in the matter and forms proposals without losing his essence as an adviser."

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Band 1

Ferrere

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Superlative" practice co-head Verónica Raffo is held in high esteem by sources  for her expertise in labour planning and strategy for high-value, complex cases. She is also acclaimed for her experience handling major negotiations with unions, with clients noting: "She has a professional maturity which enables her to be an excellent adviser; she really knows which battles are worth fighting and which aren't in order to prevent further conflict."

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Band 1

Guyer & Regules

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Experienced, professional and knowledgeable" department co-head Leonardo Slinger is revered as an expert in this field. He routinely advises on the entire spectrum of labour issues. Clients extol his abilities, stating: "He is brilliant; a fantastic academic with an excellent capacity for negotiation and business," adding that "his human touch makes him irreplaceable in the labour world." Another source asserts: "You get the whole package when you work with him."

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Band 2

Beatriz Murguía Hughes

Murguía - Aguirre

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Practice head Beatriz Murguía Hughes draws on over 30 years of experience in the labour arena to advise major regional and domestic companies. Her knowledge encompasses matters related to social security and restructuring, as well as dispute resolution. She is held in high esteem by interviewees for her "efficiency, reliability and responsibility."

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Band 2

Enrique Radmilovich

Hughes & Hughes

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Enrique Radmilovich is a deeply respected practitioner within the Uruguayan market due to his practice focus on labour mandates, including litigation in sector-related disputes and collective negotiations with the unions. Clients report: "He is a professional who not only cares about the problem at hand but also about adding a broader perspective."

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Band 2

Arcia Storace Fuentes Medina Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Dolores Storace boasts significant experience in labour-related consultancy, collective disputes and litigation matters, particularly those involving unions. She has additional noteworthy expertise in workplace health and safety issues, as well as short-term business structuring. She is considered to be "a dynamic and masterful practitioner with very good analytical skills."

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Band 2

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "highly professional" department head Diego Viana possesses an impressive level of experience in labour matters, particularly in related disputes and collective negotiations. Market commentators report: "He is a lawyer with a great deal of experience negotiating with difficult unions and he has the creativity to find alternatives to negotiated outcomes."

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Band 3

Florencia Aguirre

Murguía - Aguirre

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Florencia Aguirre boasts significant expertise in labour audits, dispute prevention and collective conflicts. Clients are quick to single her out for her practice in this field, noting: "She has a strong legal background and the ability to quickly offer practical solutions."

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Band 3

Rueda Abadi Pereira

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Santiago Pereira combines his considerable abilities in dispute resolution with his experience in labour matters to provide clients with solid advice and a strong defence in labour-related disputes. Market commentators single him out as "a very well-known lawyer" in this field.

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Band 3

Matías Pérez del Castillo

Pérez del Castillo & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Matías Pérez del Castillo is a key figure in the labour sphere, benefiting from expertise in related litigation and collective bargaining for clients in a wide array of industry sectors. Observers report: "He is excellent - he gives practical advice and always knows what to do."

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Band 3

Santiago Pérez del Castillo

Pérez del Castillo & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Santiago Pérez del Castillo is a highly respected practitioner within the Uruguayan labour market, with a considerable academic pedigree. Clients are full of praise for his vast knowledge of labour law, noting: "When the matters are very complicated, he is the one we go to."

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Band 3

Fernando Rachetti Olaso

Bado Kuster Zerbino & Rachetti

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Fernando Rachetti Olaso of Bado Kuster Zerbino & Rachetti has long-standing experience in the labour and employment market, advising clients on the full range of mandates. In addition to his practice, he has a strong academic focus.

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Up and Coming

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming practitioner Ignacio Demarco has solid expertise advising clients on labour conflicts, restructuring, social security matters and collective bargaining with the unions. He has additional strength in assisting with executive compensation and labour audits.

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Associates to watch

Ferrere

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Alberto Baroffio has a solid understanding of labour matters, particularly labour relations and collective bargaining disputes. He has impressed interviewees, who say that "he has proven himself to be a very skilled and passionate negotiator."

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Associates to watch

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Cecilia Demarco of Posadas, Posadas & Vecino is commended by clients, who remark: "She is a very efficient practitioner who really involves herself in our company and understands its particularities." She has considerable expertise in labour-related dispute resolution mandates.

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Associates to watch

Hughes & Hughes

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch María Durán is a recognised figure in the labour arena, known for her abilities in collective negotiations and defending clients in contentious claims. She is often called upon to represent clients in the hospitality, pharmaceutical and forestry sectors.

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Associates to watch

María José Fernández

Ferrere

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch María José Fernández is appreciated by clients for her "highly professional and proactive work." She has notable experience in labour issues, particularly in advising international clients on establishing local operations and policy adjustments to adhere to local standards.

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Associates to watch

Blanco & Etcheverry

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Fernando García draws on his noteworthy experience of labour matters, predominantly advising clients in the construction and agribusiness sectors. Market sources appreciate his work, as they state: "He really ensures that he understands the dynamic of every situation."

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Associates to watch

Gonzalo Gari Irureta Goyena

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Gonzalo Gari Irureta Goyena of Posadas, Posadas & Vecino is held in high esteem by clients, with one asserting: "He achieves the proposals he sets out and has considerable knowledge of labour law and how to apply this in favour of the company."

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Associates to watch

Santiago Madalena

Guyer & Regules

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Santiago Madalena is experienced in labour issues, displaying particular abilities in collective negotiations and union conflicts. He regularly acts for banks and financial institutions. Clients consider him to be a "talented, dedicated and professional" practitioner. 

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Associates to watch

Juan Diego Menghi Arburúas

Pérez del Castillo & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Juan Diego Menghi Arburúas has sound understanding of labour issues, particularly disputes and negotiations. He is valued by clients for his "strong academic capacity and up-to-date knowledge of complex matters."

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Associates to watch

María José Poey

Guyer & Regules

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch María José Poey has a solid labour practice focusing on consultancy and complex litigation for local and multinational clients, who view her as "responsive, flexible and trustworthy." Her practice is reinforced by her strong academic background.

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Associates to watch

Arcia Storace Fuentes Medina Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Brilliant" associate-to-watch Carolina Sarroca has key experience assisting foreign companies with non-permanent registrations and union negotiations. Clients value her ability to "identify risks quickly and clearly."

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Associates to watch

Ignacio Zubillaga

Arcia Storace Fuentes Medina Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "well-known" associate-to-watch Ignacio Zubillaga marries his practical legal knowledge with his academic skills to provide clients with a well-rounded service. He offers considerable strength in labour-related litigation and due diligence.

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