Espinosa Meza, María Fernanda

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Fernanda has more than 10 years of experience in labor law, advising national and foreign clients in personnel hiring processes, due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions transactions and preventive labor audits, preparation of documentation and labor structure of new companies, processes of reduction of personnel and termination of work contracts, compensation structures for executives, labor litigation and collective bargaining.

Her practice areas are individual and collective labor law, social security and immigration.

Practice Areas


  • Law School, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Degree awarded with maximum distinction (2009)
  • Diploma in Business Labor Law, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile (2010)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University College London, London, England (2010)

Professional Experience

  • Senior associate, Barros & Errázuriz (2014)
  • Associate, Aninat Schwencke y Cía (2007-2013)

Academic Activities

  • Assistant, Departament of Labor and Social Security Law, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile (2011)


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association

Final Acknowledgments

  • Rising Star, Legal 500 2019, Chile, Labour & Employment


  • “The Peaceful Strike in Collective Bargaining and the Labor Reform Project: A Critical Analysis”, Revista Chilena de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social N°12 (Chilean Journal of Labor and Social Security Law) Volume 6, pp. 56-80, 2015