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We are your strategic support in labor and employment matters.


Our team provides a wide scope in order to guarantee an effective management of your labor and employment relationships.


With participation at the Colombian legal market since 2005, López & Asociados is a firm devoted to practicing labour law and social security law. We focus on consulting work and representing companies, and do so by aligning ourselves with the strategic vision of our clients. We have a team of well-prepared lawyers, with the strongest academic credentials in the country, most of them acting as professors at the most respected law schools and universities in Colombia.

Our team comprises more than 140 people. Duly qualified and trained professionals, ready to provide top quality services to you.

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L&E Global is the worldwide leader for cross-border labour and employment law services.

Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives, wherever they operate.

L&E Global’s members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.

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We guide as well as analyze the best strategy for your company´s development in all labor aspects.
We counsel your company in areas such as union law; as well as guide you through the entire creation, development and finalization process of your company in labor terms, helping achieve your goals.
We analyze the best strategy to apply in court, as well as guide your company through the entire litigation process in various jurisdictions.


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August 20 2019


La reciente publicación de Chambers & Partners sobre los abogados y bufetes más destacados del derecho en América Latina se centra en las especialidades. Estas son las firmas y abogados líderes en derecho laboral en Colombia.

Mientras que en López & Asociados, los clientes indicaron que sus profesionales siempre están disponibles para atenderlos y que manejan “impecablemente” las dificultades o retos que se presentan durante un proceso laboral que asesoran.



August 28 2019

Throughout the month of July, two main modifications regarding labour law and workplace related issues have taken place:

  1. Criteria for authorizing the termination of employment contracts.

The Ministry of Labour’s institutional guidelines for the termination of the employment relationship of workers with disabilities, or manifest weaknesses for health reasons, have been established through Internal Bulletin 049 issued by said office. Therefore, labour inspectors should review compliance with certain requirements, which vary depending on the following circumstances:

July 27 2019


In the course of the year 2019, Colombia has developed a series of modifications regarding labour law and workplace related issues. The main observations and changes that have taken place include: i) workplace harassment law measures enforcement for interns; ii) electronic means for labour contract signatures; iii) new reach for workplace harassment regulations as a result of ILO Convention; iv) Congress prohibits the use of asbestos in Colombia; and v) presumption of trial period for domestic workers

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