Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón specializes in the hiring, reorganization, transfer and dismissal of personnel; adaptation of corporate policies to local laws; management of change in organizations; attention to inspections and labor procedures; inductions for critical conversations, and the prevention and solution of labor conflicts.
Cecilia leads focused labor audits and due diligence; labor compliance; and occupational health and safety. In addition, she has 20 years of experience providing consultancy in the hiring of foreign personnel; global mobility of executives, and migratory procedures.
She is the Peru delegate to the DLA Piper Women’s Leadership Alliance.
Universidad de Salamanca, España (2016)
Doctor of Law – Summa Cum Laude.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Lawyer (1999)
Lawyer – Outstanding Thesis.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1998)
Bachelor’s degree in law (1998)
Bachelor’s Degree in Law – Top Tenth
Organización Internacional del Trabajo y Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru (2005)
Postgraduate Course in Labor Relations.
Professor of the Academic Area of Leadership, Strategy and Human Resources at CENTRUM Católica. January 2003 – September 2017.
Other Professional Positions
Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Peruvian Society of Labor Law and Social Security (2016 – 2018).
Chambers and Partners: Labour & Employment (2020 – 2024).
Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer” in Employment & Employment (2022 – 2023).
Leaders League: “Highly recommended” in Employment & Employment (2019 – 2023).
Lima Bar Association.
WIP Peru – Women in the Profession Perú.
Peruvian Society of Labor Law and Social Security. Secretary of the Board of Directors.
Member of the Human Resources Committee of OWIT Peru - International Organization of Women in Business. Committee Chairperson.
APERHU – Peruvian Association of Human Resources.
On November 22, the partner and leader of the labor area, Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, together with Percy Raúl Mesías Urday, VP Manager of Occupational Health and Safety at Marsh Peru, held the event "Adapting to the new Telework Law".Más detalles aquí>>
On October 27, partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón participated in the Capital Expo 2022 organized by Info Capital Humano as a speaker on the topic "How to adapt to the new Teleworking Law?”Más detalles aquí>>
Partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón together with associate Flavia Granados participated in the webinar "DISCIPLINARY REGIME: HOW TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT CASES?" Organized by the National Society of Industries.Más detalles aquí>>
On September 8, Partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón participated in a regional webinar together with partners from the regional Labor practice where they analyzed the main labor challenges for employers today, derived from the global economic crisis.Más detalles aquí>>
From September 6 to 8, partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón participated in the "Specialized Seminar on Labor Law: Update and analysis of the national reality" organized by the Corpus Iuris legal association.Más detalles aquí>>
On July 7, 2022, the Labor area team held an exclusive workshop for DLA Piper clients: "Designing flexible work models: Post-Pandemic Trends".Más detalles aquí>>
Areas of focus
News / Insight
Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, partner and leader of the Labor area, comments for Diario Gestión on how to carry out an adequate separation of work.Más detalles aquí>>
Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, partner and leader of the labor practice, comments for Diario Gestión on the Telework Regulation project.Más detalles aquí>>
Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, partner and leader of the labor practice, comments for Diario Gestión on what paths the AFPs could take to seek the sustainability of the Private Pension System as a result of the Constitutional Court ruling.Más detalles aquí>>
Cecilia Guzmán Barron, partner and leader of the labor area, comments for Diario Gestión on the scope of the Constitutional Court ruling on the withdrawal of funds by affiliates and what the AFPs could do in response to this ruling.Más detalles aquí>>
Cecilia Guzman-Barron, partner and leader of the employment area, comments for Diario Gestión on the new appeal from the Supreme Court on the labor treatment of pregnant workers.Más detalles aquí>>
Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, partner and leader of our labor practice, comments for Diario Gestión on the new MTPE restrictions on labor outsourcing services and provides some alternatives for action in light of the new Regulations.Más detalles aquí>>
“Companies without unions facing the legal changes in collective matters” By partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón. APERHU Magazine, September 2022.Más detalles aquí>>
“Sexual harassment: How to deal with a complaint between two co-workers who have had a romantic relationship?” By Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón, Socia (Lima). CAPLAE, February 2022.Más detalles aquí>>
“Analyzing the changes proposed by the Government in Labor matters” Interview by APERHU (Asociación Peruana de Recursos Humanos)Más detalles aquí>>
“Hybrid workspaces and return to offices” By partner Cecilia Guzmán-Barrón. APERHU Magazine, September 2021.Más detalles aquí>>