Analía Durán > MBB Balado Bevilacqua Abogados > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile

MBB Balado Bevilacqua Abogados
JOSÉ ANTONIO CABRERA 2938
1ºA CABA - C1186 ADC
BUENOS AIRES
Argentina

Work Department

International and Local Labor and Employment Law.

Position

Partner.

Career

Analía joined MBB Balado Bevilacqua Abogados in February, 2017 as co-head of the Labor local and international practice.

She has more than twenty (20) years of experience advising on employment matters to local and international companies. She is focused in employment contracts, expatriate benefits, complex labor litigation and labor aspects of M&A transactions together with counseling on human resources matters.

Also, Analia is very active in gender diversity projects, compliance matters related with employment issues, and conducts seminars for key employees on a wide range of topics such as anti-harassment policies, privacy vs. monitoring at work; due diligence process for human resources and legal staff; how to avoid conflict at work, integration of disable employees, how to minimize litigation, between others legal topics.

Analía has been recognized locally and internationally as a leader in labor and employment law in Argentina, accomplishing the goal of developing and success in a male dominated area of law.

Analía received her law degree from University of Buenos Aires in 1996.

In 1999 she attended the school of English Legal Methods at University of Cambridge, England and in 2002 she received an LL.M. from the University of Sheffield, School of Law, England, with a focus on international, commercial and employment law, obtaining a distinction in her dissertation on international employment aspects of transfer of undertakings.

In 2004, Analía was invited by the University of Bologna in Buenos Aires, Argentina to take part in Jean Monnet Project, course on integration in the European Union legal system and its interaction with Latin America (program sponsored by the European Union).

Prior to joining MBB Balado Bevilacqua Abogados, she worked as associate in Allende & Brea; Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; and Bulló, Tassi, Estebenet, Lipera, Torassa & Asociados.

Analía is a member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires and the American Bar Association (“ABA”).

Analía is author of articles for different publications, such as the International Bar Association, Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee and Abogados.com, among others, about her field of specialization and is frequently invited as speaker on several topics of interest by the American Bar Association.

In addition, Analia is active involved in forums and seminars focused in women in legal profession, advocating for anti-discrimination policies and the introduction of gender diversity policies and workshops in the workplace.

Analía has been singled out by Chambers and Partners since 2014 as leading practitioner and associate to watch in Employment Law and by Legal 500, and she was mentioned as “New Faces Latin America” by Chambers and Partners in 2015.

Also, Analia has received multiple other important recognitions by the legal community, chambers of commerce and professional associations.

She regularly counsels clients in matters involving:

  • Local laws, personal ethics and corporate standards.
  • New immigration restrictions in developed nations and their impact on cross-border employment (especially in developing countries).
  • Freedom of expression and right to control employees’ activities.
  • Strategies for when a top executive is accused of harassment.
  • Global employment for multinational companies.
  • Flexible workplaces.
  • Data privacy related to employment matters.
  • Executives’ compensation, transparency and pay gender gap.
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  • Stress, mental health and security measures at the workplace.
  • Compliance related to employment matters.
  • Ongoing support to a range of domestic and multinational clients on non-contentious employment law matters.
  • Workshops to prevent harassment at work for managers and key employees.
  • Workshops to explain and implement anti-discrimination policies at the workplace.

Languages

Native Spanish and fluent in English.

Memberships

 

 

Education

Analía received her law degree from the University of Buenos Aires in 1996. In 1999 she attended the school of English Legal Methods at University of Cambridge, England and in 2002 she received an LL.M. from the University of Sheffield, School of Law, England, with a focus on international, commercial and employment law, obtaining a distinction in her dissertation on international employment aspects of transfer of undertakings.

In addition, in 2004, Analía was invited by the University of Bologna in Buenos Aires, Argentina to take part in Jean Monnet Project, course on integration in the European Union legal system and its interaction with Latin America (program sponsored by the European Union).

Leisure

Reading history and science fiction books, Bakety, going to the theatre, running and wildlife watching.

Lawyer Rankings

Argentina > Labour and employment

The ‘excellent team’ at MBB Balado Bevilacqua Abogados is distinguished by its ‘listening ability’ and ‘personalised client service’. The group is a popular choice for foreign clients looking for local labour and employment advice and brings to bear expertise in both consultancy matters and litigation. Firm founder Mercedes Balado Bevilacqua, who has strong experience in cross-border labour, social security and human resources matters, co-heads the group alongside Analía Durán.