María Elena Reyes


María Elena Reyes

Partner – Director of the Labor and Social Security Department

Migration, Labour and Social Security

Labor and Social Security Rules Concerning Enterprises, Universidad Católica de Chile, N°1 of her promotion (2012).
Law, Universidad de Chile, with Distinction (2011).
Tesis developed at the Labor Law Department of the Law Faculty, Universidad de Chile, which address the argument about the incorporation of the Principles of the Labor Law to the collective bargaining process.
LL.M Candidate University College London, Faculty of Laws, specializing in Litigation and Dispute Resolution.


Partner of Cuevas Abogados (Since 2016).

Labor Law, Collective Bargaining processes, unions, unfair practices between unions and employers, in charge of the Labor and Immigration Department at Cuevas Abogados (2011 – 2016)
Her legal practice on Labor and Immigration Law is covers permamnet assistance on labor legal matters, such us hiring and firing employees, labor subcontracting and advise Human Resources Departments; professional illness, labor litigation. She has also broad experience on labor audits.
On Immigration matters, she has specialized advising foreign and local clients on Visa processes and Labor Permits. Our Immigration Law assistance covers all the aspects of the foreigner in Chile.

Activities and Memberships

Member of the Chilean Labor Arbitration Registrar.
Lecturer in several seminars concerning Labor and Immigration Law matters.


Spanish, English