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Chapman & Asociados

Work +57 5 310 0460
Barranquilla, Bogotá

Chapman & Asociados is one of the best law firms in Colombia in labor and employment areas. It provides innovative and cutting-edge legal advice to an excellent standard, to more than 300 national and international companies. Close engagement with clients and a deep understanding of their needs allow the firm to give support in a unique strategic and proactive and preventive way. Clients also receive practical, clear and comprehensive advice, and a commitment to excellence.

Main areas of practice

Permanent legal advice on employment and labor law (individual): the firm handles different employment matters, including employment discrimination, contracts, sexual harassment, wage and hour litigation, wrongful termination, family and medical leave violations, disability discrimination, dismissals, discipline and grievance, benefits, pensions, and others.

Permanent legal advice on employment and labor law (collective): the firm provides a wide range of services in the following aspects, including others: unions rights, unionized workers, union relations, abuse of rights, and creation of successive union organizations.

Labor administrative proceedings before the Ministry of Labor: this area is central to Chapman & Asociados because it requires a high level of expertise and strong legal bases, because it involves a substantial application of both labor law as well as administrative law. In these matters, proceedings require lawyers to have strong bases and knowledge in both fields of law.

Judicial actions/disputes - labor and administrative law: litigation is the most important area offered by Chapman & Asociados. Its ample scope involves different employment, social security and administrative issues. It is the largest area in the firm.

Immigration issues: the firm has also experience providing legal counsel to companies and natural persons about immigration issues, especially those concerning recruitment, hiring and contract terminations of foreign nationals.

Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia: Chapman & Asociados is a boutique firm specializing in some of the most complex and dense legal cases around. The legal assistance includes proceedings before the Supreme Court of Colombia concerning processes that entail special abilities because of the evidentiary period expertise that is required. In the last 12 months, Chapman & Asociados has conducted more than 494 cases before this High Court, an expression of its commitment to achieving the greatest level of possible client satisfaction.

  • Partners

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  • Other fee-earners: 44
  • Total staff: 58

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