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Employment & Pensions

We understand that the working dynamic of your company is based on people and their performance. Legal services capable of adding value in the areas of professional training and labour relations, along with its termination and collective bargaining, are those that affect the professional performance of people who make up companies, and in turn, impact the business and its results.

We provide comprehensive advisory services on labour and social security issues, particularly in the areas of preparation and review of employment agreements, collective bargaining, social security, structuring of compensation and incentive packages, and when disputes are unavoidable, we are amply capable of representing you in areas such as mediation, negotiation, and litigation.

Our team constantly monitors regulatory developments, and the criteria applied by both administrative authorities and the Courts of Law, so as to be able to deliver timely and adequate solutions.

Our Employment & Pensions experts have been advising our clients, operating in various sectors such as fintech, banking, transportation and services, in matters of reorganisation, dismissals, and possible conflicts that may arise with unions due to the measures that companies have had to take regarding their personnel.

"CMS Carey & Allende provides a very good service; the team is notably knowledgeable and has practical experience in a variety of labour matters"

Chambers Latin America - 2023

"They are a strategic ally in our labour management and we can count on them; despite being external, we consider them part of our team for their human and technical qualities, and dedication – far above other firms"

The Legal 500 - 2021

"While other firms sometimes prepare very technical explanations, at CMS they make it simpler, thus facilitating management and decision making"

The Legal 500 - 2022

"Attentive to requirements, responds promptly, and above all has good knowledge of legal issues. In addition, the firm internalises our company’s policies, which helps in solving problems"

The Legal 500 - 2022

"CMS Carey & Allende’s reputable labour practice covers all manner of concerns. It handles day-to-day issues as well as more contentious matters, such as employee dismissals and collective bargaining disputes. Companies shutting down their operations come here for help making a smooth exit, while clients faced with union disputes know they are in good care"

Latin Lawyer 250

"The lawyers are especially effective and offer a multidisciplinary service to the client, handling delicate and complex issues with confidence. They are dedicated and have experience in each specific area we need - we've never lost a case with them"

Chambers Latin America

"CMS Carey & Allende's team is incredibly professional and business focused, with high levels of labour law specialization"

The Legal 500 - 2019
On your radar | Issue 17
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