Cristóbal Balic

+56 2 2928 2377

His practice is focused on providing legal advice, mainly to employers, in labor related areas, including contractual and corporate matters, as well as labor litigation.


  • A leading insurance company on several labor lawsuits filed by independent sales agents claiming the existence of an employment relationship.
  • A foreign diplomatic mission in connection with a labor lawsuit filed by a former employee of its Ambassador in Chile.
  • An international nutrition company on the mass termination of employment contracts existing in the company.
  • Several companies on labor lawsuits filed by former managers due to alleged infringement of their fundamental rights.
  • A manufacturing company on a trial initiated by the Labor Board regarding anti-union practices.
  • A leading international airline on a collective bargaining process.
  • Several companies on due diligence processes regarding labor and judicial matters.


  • Professor of the Degree in Corporate Governance and Compliance, Law School, Universidad del Desarrollo (2018-2019).
  • Teaching Assistant for the Labor and Social Security Law Department, Universidad de Chile (2014-2020).
  • Internship Program, Carey (2013).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Author of "Intervention by the Labor Judge in the Examination of Witnesses: Officious Probatory Initiative and Due Process", Revista Chilena de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social, Volume 6, Number 11 (2015).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Degree in Labor Procedural Law and Litigation, Universidad de Chile (2016).
  • Master in Labor and Social Security Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2020).


  • Chile (2015).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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