Constanza Ríos G.

Constanza Rios' practice focuses on a wide range of labor law, social security and immigration matters. Her practice covers benefits and compensation, immigration law, regulatory compliance, sexual and workplace harassment investigations, reorganization strategies, union issues and collective bargaining.

She has managed multiple negotiations with labor Unions and company closure processes with successful results in several cases at the Supreme Court.

With more than 10 years of experience dedicated exclusively to labor law, she leads our Labor, Employment and Immigration practice and is responsible for the legal decisions and strategies of every client’s query.

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Education

Master, Labor Law and Social Security, Universidad de Chile (c)

JD, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (2008)

Diploma Derecho del Trabajo y Seguridad Social, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (2014)

Honors & Distinctions

The LEGAL 500. Latin America. Recommended Lawyer (2018, 2019, 2021)

Language Capability

Spanish (Native), English (Fluent)

- Editorial Televisa, employment an labor advisory services regarding the company´s closure.

- Balfour Beatty, company´s closure advisory services and negotiation with the union representatives.

- Legal counseling on executive compensation and employee benefits, including matters related to deferred compensation plans, qualified retirement and welfare plans. 

- During 2018 and 2019 she participated in numerous sexual and labour harassment investigations, advising the companies in their procedures,  audit and investigation processes.

- Asociación Chilena de Seguridad, represented the company in more than 80 cases, specially focused in the violation of fundamental rights cases, with excellent results, including hearings at the Supreme Court.

- ENAP, having represented the company in several cases, having special relevancy, a occupational disease matter, regarding the oil platforms in Magallanes Strait.

- CAF, specially in anti-union discrimination matters, with favorable results at the labour Courts and Courts of Appeals.

- Tivit Chile, general advising counsel regarding remunerational and anti-union matters, with excellent results.

- Strategy and collective bargain processes, having lead important ones with excellent results, such as Citroen Chile S.A.C., Kantar World Panel, Universidad SEK and Empresa Hidroeléctrica Rucatayo, with satisfying results for the companies and important bonus for the employees.

- Advises the process for obtaining visa to foreign executives of companies like Prolam, Burson Marsteller Comunicaciones Ltda, Fundación Inria Chile, between others.

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