Andres Valdes heads the Labor & Employment Practice Group of the Baker & McKenzie Santiago office. He has extensive experience of advising Chilean and foreign companies in the areas of employment contracts, litigation, immigration, social security and pension funds, international executive transfers, workforce reductions, collective bargaining agreements and union negotiations. He also has experience in corporate law matters, leading the acquisition of local businesses by foreign investors, and has provided pro bono advice to education foundations in Santiago.
Andres focuses his practice on labor and employment matters in Chile. He advises different types of clients in a range of business sectors including services, industry, retail and mining. He has also provided labor and employment advice to foreign clients in cross-border deals.
Mr Valdes is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.