Mr Ricardo Tisi > Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Work Department

Labor Law, Social Security and Immigration.


Partner – Labor Law, Social Security and Immigration.


Partner since 2007. He is the head of the labor law area and his practice focuses on providing legal advice to companies on labor, social security and immigration matters. He has represented several companies in collective bargaining processes, and provided advice on the development of executive compensation structures and stock options programs, restructuring due to the closure of productive processes, outsourcing, preventive labor audits, training of managers and personnel in the human resources area, and the drafting of the documentation and employment structure of new companies. Likewise, the labor area that he leads provides support to the firm’s litigation department in labor trials.


Spanish, English and French.


International Bar Association
Chilean Bar Association


Universidad de Chile (LLB, 1993).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Ricardo TisiCariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

The six-strong practice at Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos has a strong market reputation for its experience in collective bargaining, immigration and company restructuring-related labour issues. It is also sought out for its experience in compensation packages, stock option plans, data privacy-related labour matters, and the tax aspects of labour benefits. Clients additionally benefit from the firm’s Chilean membership of L&E Global (a worldwide alliance of employers’ counsel). The practice is jointly headed by Ricardo Tisi  , who ‘stands out for his knowledge of labour and trade union matters‘, and labour and corporate immigration specialist Bárbara Zlatar , who was made partner in January 2022 (as was labour law and people management expert Ignacia López  in April). At associate level, Sebastián Krebs  has significant expertise in labour trials. Josefina Rivera left the firm in September 2021.