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Paola Casorzo

Partner

Office:
Santiago
Languages:
Spanish - English

With a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Paola Casorzo has more than 15 years of experience of practising labor law.

She advises national and international companies on hiring and termination of workers, internal human resources policies, stock options, due diligence, relocation and transfers of workers, as well as in obtaining visas and work permits for foreign personnel.

She was recognized in the “Chambers & Partners” international ranking in 2018 (and in previous editions) and in “The Legal 500”.

Education

  • Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2003.

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Associate, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uría - 2015

  • Associate, Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner 2002 – 2014

Awards and Recognitions

  • Chambers and Partners Latin America 2016: “Associates to watch: Associate Paola Casorzo benefits from international experience and is commended for her insight when advising major European and North American clients on their labour issues”.

  • Chambers and Partners Latin America 2015: “Is appreciated by sources for her direct style and her great acumen in handling our company's needs”.

Publications

  • The Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law., Co-author with Enrique Munita of the Chilean Chapter, LexisNexis, 2015-2009.

  • International Labor & Employment ABA book. Co-author with Enrique Munita of the Chilean Chapter,2013-2014.

  • Labour & Employment in 39 jurisdictions. Getting The Deal Through. Co-author with Enrique Munita of the Chilean chapter. Law Business Research, London, 2009-2014.

  • "Doing Business 2014. Understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises", The Word Bank Group, 2014 and prior years.

  • "Law on Employee Monitoring & Surveillance in Latin America", Author Chilean Chapter. Brussels, Belgium, Ius Laboris, 2014. 

  • "Ius Laboris Guide to Economic Dismissals", Author Chilean Chapter. Brussels, Belgium, Ius Laboris, 2014. 

  • "Outsourcing in Latin America – 6 Key Questions to Consider", Author Chilean Chapter. Brussels, Belgium, Ius Laboris, 2013.

  • “Sexual Harassment Prevention”. Co-Author with Enrique Munita of the Chilean Chapter. Brussels, Belgium, Ius Laboris, 2012.

  • “Discrimination Law in the Americas”. Co-Author with Enrique Munita of the Chilean Chapter. Brussels, Belgium, Ius Laboris, 2012.

Conferences

  • Offshore Tactics Workshop - Immigration and Visas in Chile”, Santiago, Chile, 2013

Memberships

  • Ius Laboris. 

  • Bar Association, Chile.

  • Employment Lawyers Association of Chile (CEDET) 

Languages

  • English

  • Spanish