Jaime Salinas

Director / Chile
  • Practice areas / Labor
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Director of PPU, expert in labor matters, mainly in labor lawsuits, in union matters and collective bargaining. He has advised important clients in trials of anti-union practices, violation of fundamental rights, unjustified dismissals, benefits charges, among others, with outstanding results in the respective defense. Labor arbitrator appointed by the Labor Directorate to be part of the arbitration group to resolve collective bargaining matters between employers and unions. Founder and President of the Center for Innovation and Development of Labor Law. Professor of Labor Law and Labor Litigation of several universities. Exhibitor of labor issues in various forums and cameras

Delivers clear strategies for us to follow. The very positive results earned in labour trials Chambers & Partners 2019 - Labor

Work experience

  • November 2015 - a la actualidad Director of Labor Department

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría. Chile.

  • June 2017 - a la actualidad Labor Arbitrator, appointed by the National Labor Directorate.


  • March 2013 - a la actualidad Professor of Labor Law I and II

    Finis Terrae University. Law School. Chile.

  • August 2015 - October 2015. Director of Labor Department, Larraín Abogados.

    Larraín Abogados. Chile.

  • March 2010 - June 2015 Senior Attorney in Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner Abogados

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner Abogados. Chile.

  • December 2003 - February 2010 Senior Lawyer in Movistar (Telefónica Móviles Chile S.A.) in charge of labor lawsuits, human resources, union affairs, collective bargaining. In addition, advice on issues of network infrastructure, telecommunications, environment and free competition Movistar (Telefónica Móviles Chile S.A.)

    Movistar Chile.




Featured Cases

  • Extensive experience in the defense of companies in labor lawsuits for unjustified dismissals, allegations of violations of fundamental rights, demands for anti-union practices, lawsuits for the collection of labor benefits, among others. We have advised with favorable results to companies in the banking sector, telecommunications, construction, passenger transport (airlines), pharmaceutical, laboratories, retail, food, construction, mining, among others. We have the capacity to deal with judicial matters throughout the national territory, and we have assumed large-scale trials (for example, lawsuits for the collection of benefits associated with collective agreements of USD 10,000,000.-) with favorable results for our clients. We also have extensive experience in advising companies in collective bargaining processes with unions, providing our services in all matters relating to this type of situation, and legal matters arising from it.





  • 2009 Master Adolfo Ibañez University, Law School. Chile. Master in Business Law

  • 2006 Graduated Alberto Hurtado University. Law School. Chile. Diploma in Labor Law Reform.

  • 2006 Graduated Adolfo Ibañez University. Law School. Chile. Diploma in Negotiation based on relationships.

  • 2002 Law Degree Catholic University. Degree in Law. Law School. Chile. Degree in Law

  • 2004 Lawyer Supreme Court of Justice. Chile. Lawyer



  • Chilean Bar Association.
  • Labor Law Studies Center. CEDET.
  • Center for Innovation and Development of Labor Law. CIDTRA
  • International Bar Association. Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee.

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Professor of Labor Law, Finis Terrae University. Seminar Professor Labor Litigation / Update on Labor Reform.

    Teaching - Finis Terrae University

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Speaker at a seminar on Subcontracting and Supply of Personnel, for Moviistar. , Chile 2007 Movistar Chile Chile 2007
  • Speaker Speaker in seminar on General Aspects of the Labor Relationship, for Movistar. Puerto Varas , Chile 2009 Puerto Varas Chile 2009
  • Speaker Seminar speaker about labor benefits, for the Sales Force of Movistar, Santiago. , Chile 2009 Santiago Chile 2009
  • Speaker The Labor Reform. Main aspects of changes in collective bargaining. Chilean North American Chamber of Commerce. AmCham Santiago. Chile 2016
  • Speaker Speaker in seminar on Termination of the Work Contract for Interamericana Insurance Company. , Chile 2010 Santiago Chile 2010
  • Speaker Speaker in Seminar on Labor Litigation, essential aspects. Finis Terrae University. Chile 2014 Santiago Chile 2014
  • Speaker Speaker on Reform of the Union Relations System. Postgraduate Forum. Finis Terrae University. 2017 Santiago. Chile. 2017