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L&E Global Expands South American Presence

L&E Global, the preeminent international alliance of specialised, business-focused labour and employment law firms, is proud to announce that renowned Chilean firm, Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, has joined forces with L&E Global, becoming the network’s Affiliated Member in Chile.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global, an international alliance of law firms which provide counsel to employers on labor relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits through 23 international members, which combined have more than 1,500 attorneys across five continents.

The Labor and Social Security practice group at Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos provides advice and counsel on all aspects of the laws and regulations governing labor and social security activities in Chile. The practice group offers services including drafting all types of employment contracts in compliance with current legislation: structuring compensation and benefits packages, stock option programs, and preventive labor audits; supporting corporate restructuring processes which have labor impact; and counseling in service outsourcing processes, as well as providing support in all areas of interest to expatriate executives who reside in Chile.

Chambers praised the firm’s diverse expertise stating, “Dynamic full-service firm with solid expertise in handling collective bargaining process as well as in labour matters stemming from M&A operations, social security and immigration issues. Clients include domestic and foreign multinational companies from the retail, technology and mining sectors.”

Partner Ricardo Tisi who heads the Labor Group at Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, spoke of the new affliation, saying, “With the growing demand from blue-chip clients for top-notch employment law services in key economic regions, including here in Chile, we are very much looking forward to working with our L&E Global colleagues across the globe, and to playing a very active role in cross-border projects.”

“The Labor and Social Security practice group at Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos has an exceptional reputation in Chile and beyond,” said Jeroen Douwes, Executive Director of L&E Global, “And we are confident the firm will greatly complement the L&E Global alliance and support our goal of providing high-quality and cost-effective assistance to our clients as they confront and solve their workplace law challenges.”

About L&E Global

L&E Global is the worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services. With more than 1500 legal professionals working from 30+ jurisdictions spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to deliver specialised, business-focused advice on labour relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits, to clients operating both nationally and across borders, by combining global excellence with profound local knowledge.

For more information please contact Joseph Granato, Communications Manager at L&E Global at Joseph.Granato@leglobal.org.

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