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Jaime Zavala

Partner / Peru
  • Practice areas / Labor
  • Languages / English, Spanish

PPU Partner consultant on labor issues and sponsorship work processes. Expert on union issues and collective bargaining, as well as strategies for resolving collective disputes. Arbitrator (or designated by the company as president appointed by agreement) in the private sector and in countless collective bargaining in state agencies since 1995.

Senior statesperson Jaime Zavala Costa "has vast experience in the labour and employment arena, as well as a good knowledge of its regulation," an interviewee reports. Another client describes him as "a good business adviser and lawyer who has contributed to the good management of our company's labour conflicts.". Labour & Employment, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.
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Work experience

  • 2016 - present Patner

    Socio Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

  • - present Founding partner

    Ferrero abogados

  • - present President of the Civil Service Tribunal Autoridad

    Nacional de Servicio Civil - SERVIR

  • 2000 - 2001 Minister of Labor and Social Development

    República de Perú

  • 2001 - 2001 President of the National Council of Labor and Social Development

    República de Perú

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • BANCO FALABELLA PERU S.A. Peru 2018

    Advice to Banco Falabella S.A., a company of the Falabella Group, before the national union of bank employees.

  • CORPORACIÓN PERUANA DE AEROPUERTOS Y AVIACIÓN COMERCIAL - CORPAC Peru 2018

    Advice to the Peruvian Corporation of Airports and Commercial Aviation - CORPAC. Due to the lack of a direct agreement, the five (5) unions of the company (SITPRUCOR, SIPEACOR, SINEACOR, SITECORPAC, SUCTA) agreed to initiate labor arbitration processes.

  • COMPAÑÍA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A. Peru 2018

    Advice on the collective bargaining procedure with a union that groups together employees of companies that outsource services for the mining company.

  • TELEFÓNICA DEL PERÚ Peru 2018

    Asesoría a Telefónica del Perú, proveedor multinacional español de banda ancha y telecomunicaciones, en el diseño de una estrategia de procedimiento para reducir la carga de sus litigantes. El proyecto incluyó la conclusión de 100 demandas laborales de alrededor US$ 100 MM y la obtención de 100 sentencias favorables. En el marco de tiempo acordado, la compañía pudo reducir sus contingencias laborales y fortalecer su posición ante el poder judicial.

  • Sedapal Peru 2017

    Comprehensive advice to SEDAPAL, a large public company that provides water in the capital region of the country - Lima, in the collective bargaining process presented by the Workers' Union of the Potable Water and Sewerage Service of Lima (SUTESAL). It should be noted that this is the majority union with respect to SEDAPAL employees and has great political influence at the national level.

  • Compañia de Minas Buenaventuras Peru 2017

    Advice on the collective bargaining process with the union that groups together the employees of outsourcing companies that provide services for Compañía de Minas Buenaventura SAA, the largest Peruvian mining company Evaluation of all outsourcing companies that provide services for Compañía de Minas Buenaventura at its Mining Unit in Uchuchaccua (Lima) for the collective bargaining process for the period August 2015 - August 2016. After lengthy negotiations, the union and the companies signed an agreement. Collective agreement for one (1) year. This negotiation is atypical and complex, since it includes mining employees of eight different companies associated in a union. Therefore, bargaining requires deep bargaining skills to reach a consensus not only between the union and the employer, but also between the eight companies, as the product is only a collective agreement.

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Publications

  • May 2019 Lima - Perú

    The principles of the sanctioning procedure and labor inspection

    Jaime Zavala Costa and Luis Mendoza Legoas - Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
  • November 2016 Lima - Perú

    The negotiation challenge

    Jaime Zavala Costa and Lidia Vilchez Garcés - Asesoramiento y Análisis Laborales
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Studies

  • 1997 Master Universidad de San Martín de Porres Master of Law in Labor and Social Security

  • 1988 Graduated Universitá di Bologna and Johns Hopkins University Program for Latin American Experts on Labor Problems

  • 1972 Graduated Université de Bruxelles Diploma in Insurance and Commercial Law

  • 1969 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law

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Memberships

  • State Capital (Global Law Firm Group),
  • National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy
  • American Chamber of Commerce of Perú (AMCHAM PERU)
  • Peruvian Society of Labor and Social Security Law
  • Lima Bar Association , Perú
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Labor law

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima
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Seminars and Conferences