Pablo Gutiérrez


Pablo Gutiérrez is described by sources as ‘a proactive and responsive lawyer with good strategies, and a team player.’

– Chambers and Partners Latin America


Pablo is lead partner of BMAJ’s Labour and Employment practice area.

He actively advises clients in their day-to-day workforce matters, including hiring and regulatory compliance; as well as carrying out workforce analysis and planning for long-term strategic issues and in transactions, mergers, acquisitions and company reorganizations.

Pablo has vast experience in defending clients in courts of justice and before administrative entities, as well as advising employers in employment relations and collective bargaining processes with trade union organizations.

He also provides advice on immigration issues related to executives and foreign workers in Chile.

Work experience
  • Partner, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (since 2017);
  • Associate, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2010-2017);
  • Associate, Cuevas Abogados, Chile (2009-2010);
  • Lawyer, Deparment of Studies, Chilean Chamber of Construction, Chile (2001-2006).
  • PhD Candidate, Employment Law, Université Lumière Lyon II, France (2008);
  • Master, Social Law Research, Université Lumière Lyon II, France (2008);
  • Diploma, Employment Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2003);
  • Admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of Chile (2000);
  • J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile (1997).
Academic activities
  • Visiting Professor, Master in Company Employment Law, Universidad de Los Andes, Chile (since 2017);
  • Visiting Professor, Diploma in Company Employment Law, Universidad de Los Andes, Chile (since 2010);
  • Professor, Master in Company Employment Law, Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile (2010);
  • Assistant Professor, Employment and Social Security Law, Universidad Gabriela Mistral, Chile (2005-2006).
Awards and acknowledgments
  • Chambers and Partners Latin America: “Associate to Watch” – Labour & Employment”; “Star Associate”- Labour & Employment”.
  • The Legal 500: “Next Generation Partner”;
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Highlighted in Labour;
  • Best Lawyers: Highlighted in Labor and Employment Law, and Employee Benefits Law.
  • Employment Commission, Chilean Chamber of Construction;
  • Chilean Bar Association’s Centre of Employment Law Studies;
  • Chilean Bar Association.