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PAGBAM Schwencke Chile
Isidora Goyenechea 3000, 24th Floor.
Santiago de Chile 7550050

Chile > Labour and employment Tier 4

With its mid-November 2020 tie-up with Argentine firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen, Schwencke & Cía has become PAGBAM Schwencke Chile. The four-member labour and employment group has extensive experience in litigation and conflict resolution before the labour courts and administrative authorities, company closures, union relations and collective bargaining. It also assists with social security and migration issues. Labour practice director Constanza Ríos Ghio is a specialist in labour law, labour litigation and immigration; while senior associate Fernanda Laborde Poblete assists with employment, immigration and social security matters.

Practice head(s):

Juan Pablo Schwencke; Constanza Ríos Ghio

Key clients

CAF Chile

Tivit Chile

Editorial Televisa

WPP Group companies

Fundación Inria Chile

South Am

Newell Brands de Chile

Austral Capital Partners


Tech Data Chile

Work highlights

  • Assisted CAF Chile with a a labour suit that was initiated by the labour union for alleged wrongful dismissal.
  • Advised the WPP Group of companies on the application of new labour legislation further to the Covid pandemic.
  • Acted for Tivit Chile in a labour suit initiated by a union and which concerned a collective bargaining process.

Chile > Public law

Joining PAGBAM | Schwencke in April 2020 from Aninat, Schwencke & Cía., counsel Gustavo Delgado leads the public law and dispute resolution teams; Delgado's experience also includes working for the Chilean Government (representing the Minister of Education in regulatory and constitutional conflicts), as well as in the dispute resolution and public law departments of Baker McKenzie Chile.

PAGBAM Schwencke Chile (PAGBAM Schwencke) is the result of an integration between Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) and Schwencke & Cia. in November 2020, the first of this kind in Argentina and Chile. PAGBAM is one of the largest and most dynamic full-service law firms offering coordinated legal advice, with offices in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile and New York. Schwencke & Cia is a full-service Chilean law firm, with proven tradition and experience in representing local and international clients with interests in Chile.

PAGBAM Schwencke is different from other local firms and not only in terms of efficiency and responsiveness.  The firm has a market reputation for standing right next to their clients in challenging situations, for having strong values and an active commitment to the community. The firm ranks among the top-tier law firms in Chile. Owing to its multidisciplinary teams, in-depth knowledge of key industries, language capabilities and hard-work culture, PAGBAM Schwencke offers the best service to clients with respect to their most significant business transactions, most critical disputes and most challenging legal issues.

Partner Juan Pablo 9 9220 1790
Partner Francisco 9 9342 7883
Partner Bárbara 9 9509 6245
Marketing Manager Belén López de 9 11 4114 3000
Marketing Martina 9 11 4114 3000
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