What the Labour team known for: "Eminent team acting on a broad range of labour and employment cases. Represents both foreign and local companies from various industries, including banks and food and beverage producers. Advises on the implementation of labour policies and also conducts audits focused on conflict prevention. Has ample experience handling collective bargaining agreements and negotiations with trade unions, as well as conflicts resulting in both litigation and arbitration.".

Strengths of the Labour team (quotes from clients):  A client appreciates that the lawyers "told me what was going to happen in different scenarios, giving the complete picture and helping with the decision. They are able to develop strategies for every situation." The source emphasises: "I felt very supported.".

Another interviewee also declares: "They know how to handle the complexities of our cases with the urgency they require. We need good analysis and their advice is always timely. I see them as a growing reference in the labour field, for me they are number one in this area. They are also a reference for other law firms and they end up providing advice to those law firms.".

Work highlights: Advised BBVA Uruguay on the development and implementation of labour policies and personnel restructuring operations, along with representing the client in labour litigation.

Santiago Pérez del Castillo enjoys a stellar reputation for his top-tier knowledge in this field. Clients endorse his "technical strength, which makes him a point of reference in the country." Another source states: "You can be confident you are in good hands with him, he is one of the best in Uruguay. His recommendations are impeccably well founded."

Department head Matías Pérez del Castillo is praised by one client for "his dynamism, his constant search for creative solutions and his deep knowledge of both practical and theoretical aspects of labour law."Another source highly values "his effectiveness, communication skills, speed and pragmatism."

Associate-to-watch Florencia Di Segni has a solid reputation in the labour sector. One market commentator reports: "She is extremely decisive, dynamic and fast. She is always one step ahead.".

Sources highlight associate-to-watch Juan Diego Menghi Arburúas for his "technical skills, flexibility and business awareness." Another interviewee appreciates that "he is solution-oriented and very capable in government and trade union issues."

What the Labour team known for: "Acclaimed boutique with a deeply experienced and specialised team in labour and employment matters. Frequently instructed by clients from the manufacturing and natural resources sectors and beyond to handle sophisticated collective bargaining agreements and negotiations with trade unions as well as labour conflicts resulting in both litigation and arbitration. Also well versed in conducting labour audits and designing policies."

Strengths of the Labour team (quotes from clients): "They give us the information we need and highlight the different opinions and options, but at the same time they keep it simple and respect our time."

Clients are quick to praise Santiago Pérez del Castillo, stating: "He has encyclopaedic knowledge and with his expertise and experience you really can rely on him so much. He offersexamples to make you feel confident." He enjoys an excellent reputation within the labour market, with one interviewee saying: "He stands out for his prestige as a jurist and for his vast professional and academic career."

Matías Pérez del Castillo is well regarded for his knowledge of contentious labour matters. One source enthuses: "He is technical and good at anticipating issues. He makes the strategy clear, is very well versed in the field and knows how to decipher and explain the law to us." While another states: "He is a high-quality lawyer with extraordinary experience in labour matters."

Associate-to-watch Florencia Di Segni continues to build an excellent reputation amongst clients for her work in the labour sphere, as one source explains: "She stands out for the legal advice she gives as well as in litigation. She is a very efficient and responsible lawyer."

Juan Diego Menghi Arburúas has noteworthy skill in collective bargaining and labour litigation. Sources single out his prowess in negotiations, confirming: "He is very diplomatic and an excellent negotiator. He tries to find common ground for both parties and is very skilled."

What the Labour team 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 of the Labour team (quotes from clients): "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."

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 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."

What the Labour team known for:"Particularly active in litigation and dispute prevention for clients in the healthcare, dairy and financial sectors. Also provides advice on labour policies."

Strengths of the Labour team (quotes from clients):"The lawyers at PÉREZ del CASTILLO & Asociados are very good; very technical, efficient and responsive."

Santiago Pérez del Castillo is recognised for his publications on labour law as well as his advice on training. He also represents clients in court cases and assists with contracts and social security.

Department head Matías Pérez del Castillo receives praise from clients for his responsiveness and efficiency. He assists clients in the dairy and telecommunications sectors with drafting policies and negotiations. 

What the Labour team known for: "Respected compact firm with a specialist labour practice. Team represents clients in litigious matters and individual and collective negotiations with unions. Also assists with company restructuring and labour audits." 

Strengths of the Labour team (quotes from clients): "The team is excellent - the lawyers are dependable, clear in their advice and have a lot of knowledge. They are completely dedicated to the client and you don't need to explain anything to them."

Santiago Pérez del Castillo is described as a "pre-eminent figure in the labour sphere." He plays an active role in the firm's labour practice, having held roles in government and academia. 

Clients value Matías Pérez del Castillo for his listening skills, sincerity and convictions. They add: "He is skilful, solid in negotiations and gets good results."  

What the Labour team known for: "Advises clients from a variety of different industries. Specialises in restructuring procedures, due diligence, litigation, union matters and collective bargaining."

Strengths of the Labour team (quotes from clients): "The firm is excellent – it's knowledgeable, understands the problems at hand and provides extremely fast responses that are concise and address the issue from a legal and business perspective." 

Santiago Pérez del Castillo is commended by peers as a point of reference in the labour market, and for his outstanding sector knowledge.

What is the Corporate/M&A team known for: "Dynamic practice assisting domestic and foreign clients from a broad range of sectors, such as food and beverages, retail and technology. Experienced advising on the negotiation of commercial agreements, shareholder matters and corporate governance issues.".

Strengths of the Corporate/M&A team (quotes from clients): The lawyers demonstrate "excellent attitude and expertise," one client states, adding that they are "very effective and dedicated to the client.".

Work highlights Assisted Clademar with the reactivation of Frigorífico Florida's operations, including shareholder and contractual matters.

Matías Pérez del Castillo is praised by sources for his "great capacity for reaching agreements and understanding companies' interests in order to achieve their objectives." Another interviewee comments: "He is very experienced and has incredible knowledge and a holistic perspective.".

Associate-to-watch Miguel Casanova is praised by clients as a practitioner who "knows a lot about corporate law, has great experience and gives very careful advice." They go on to highlight that "he is calm, but in court he knows how to bare his teeth.".

What is the Corporate/M&A team known for: "Flourishing practice which enters the rankings following solid feedback from clients. Advice covers asset purchases and sales, corporate governance issues and the negotiation of commercial agreements. Routinely instructed by local and foreign clients from the food and drink, technology and real estate sectors."

Strengths of the Corporate/M&A team (quotes from clients): "I am very satisfied with the service the firm provided; they have have been able to respond to our various needs with good results and within the required timeframes."

Matías Pérez del Castillo makes a positive impression on clients, who report: "He is the brain, strength and engine behind the entire practice and is the one driving everything. He is also very intelligent, very fast, and writes and communicates very well."

Matías Pérez del Castillo brings significant knowledge of labour law to his disputes expertise. A client notes: "He is very dynamic and knowledgeable, with an impeccable grasp of the law.".

Matías Pérez del Castillo of Pérez del Castillo & Asociados combines his considerable knowledge of labour law and litigation to act in various disputes. Commentators affirm that "he stands out for his wide technical and multidisciplinary knowledge. Furthermore, he is very responsive." 

“Capable and efficient" partner Matías Pérez del Castillo of PÉREZ del CASTILLO & Asociados possesses significant expertise in dispute resolution which is bolstered by his in-depth knowledge of labour law. He is well versed in litigation, particularly mandates revolving around private dispute resolution.