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MONTES URALES 632, 3RD FLOOR, LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC, MEXICO CITY 11000, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5202 7622
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5520 7671
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx/our-firm
González Calvillo, SC, Rafael Vallejo, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Rafael Vallejo

Tel:
Work + (52 55) 5202 - 7622
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx
González Calvillo, SC

Position

Partner at Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

Career

Rafael Vallejo leads the labour and employment practice and has over 19 years of experience providing comprehensive legal advice to foreign and domestic companies in every aspect of labour, employment, social security, benefits laws, corporate matters in general and anti-corruption in relation to his field of expertise, as well as in local and cross-border M&A transactions with the labour input.

Mr. Vallejo has been recognised by prominent international publications in his field of expertise and been invited to participate in different forums as expert in labour and employment law.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

He is member of the Anticorruption Committee of the ICC in Mexico, the steering committee of the International Forum of Employment Law, the Mexican Association of Corporate Counsel (ANADE) and of the non-for-profit organisation MéXXIco Libre de Corrupción.

Education

He obtained his law degree (JD equivalent) from the Universidad Iberoamericana and a master’s degree (LLM) from Duke University School of Law at Durham, North Carolina.


Mexico

Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

González Calvillo, SC provides ‘an excellent level of service’; its advice is ‘clear, direct and shared on time’. Practice head Rafael Vallejo is well liked by clients, and he ‘clearly knows the applicable regulations’. The group recently advised Andeavor on all employment issues related to its new operations in Mexico, while other key clients include Google, Holcim, and Deutsche Bank.

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