Francisco Arce

+56 2 2928 2377

His practice is focused on providing legal advice mainly to employers, in labor related areas including employment, unions, collective bargaining, social security, as well as labor litigation.


  • An international airline on a claim filed by the flight attendants union claiming payment of days off under their collective bargaining agreement.
  • An international mining company on a labor and employment due diligence for the sale of a mine.
  • A global mining contractor on two trials regarding anti-union practices and fines imposed by the Labor Board, due to the dismissal of an employee who formed a union after the termination notice was served, and related wrongful termination litigation.
  • A global international bank on the termination of two high ranked managers, which included post termination non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, services agreements and the accelerated vesting of a stock option plan.
  • A cement and aggregates company on collective bargaining, union related matters, employment and labor litigation.
  • A retail company on a nationwide defense before Labor Courts.
  • A health insurance company on collective bargaining, union related matters, and labor litigation on significant cases.
  • A pension fund administrator on collective bargaining and labor litigation on significant cases.
  • A news media company regarding the application of collective contracts and litigation on occupational accidents trials.
  • An international cosmetics company on hiring and termination of employees, and defining the structure of its human resources policies.
  • A transportation company on union related issues, employment, representation before the Labor Board and labor litigation.
  • Several companies on their employment matters, such as hiring and in the termination of employees, subcontracting and outsourcing, internal investigations, and labor auditing.


  • Recognized in Labor & Employment, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Labor and Employment, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Labor and Employment, Best Lawyers.


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
  • Degree in Labor and Social Security Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2008).
  • Master in Labor Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2012).


  • Chile (2008).


  • Spanish.
  • English.