EVELYN REBULI VILLAVICENCIO

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PRACTICE

  • Labor and employment
  • Immigration
  • Labor and employment litigation
  • Social Security
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Pension Plans and employment negotiation

RECENT EXPERIENCE

  • Legal counseling and advice for corporate and individual employers on all labor and employment related matters
  • Counseling on preventive measures and strategies directed to ensure compliance with relevant labor and employment standards and local labor laws and regulations and international treaties, and to properly documenting such compliance, designing business processes and policies to be applied in the administration of employees
  • Immigration procedures and work permits
  • Litigation and counseling for administrative and judicial labor and employment claims
  • Advice and procurement of all types of proceedings related with the labor/employment and Social Security authorities
  • Design of disciplinary procedures
  • Internal labor regulations and rules
  • Design and implementation of internal policies and manuals
  • Design and counseling for payment and remuneration systems implementation for employees
  • Preparation and review of any documentation of compliance with labor regulations
  • Training and workshops for HR personnel, managing level and/or executive officers
  • Collective bargaining and employment negotiation.
  • Labor due diligence
  • Labor audits for employers
  • Individual and collective terminations of employment relationships

EDUCATION

  

  • Attorney and Notary Public, Rafael Landivar University, Guatemala 2001
  • Business Diploma, Arbitration and Conciliation Courses, Loyola University -, 1996
  • Postgraduate Degree in General Taxation Law, Salamanca University, Spain, 2003

MEMBER

  

  • Guatemalan Bar Association
  • Guatemalan Association of Labor Law (ASGUATRA)
  • Founder and member of the Guatemalan Alternative Dispute Resolutions Institute (INGUMASC)
  • Labor Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
  • Representative for Rafael Landivar University Guatemala in the “Guatemalan Labor Justice Strengthening Commission”

ADMITED IN

  • Guatemala 

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish and English 


Evelyn Rebuli is a partner and director of the Labor and Employment Law Department at QIL+4 Abogados. She is a recipient of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Scholarship, Program for Peace, USAID, 1997. 

Evelyn has been a professor of law on Labor and Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution at Rafael Landivar University, and has acted as consultant for governmental entities and private companies. She was a representative for Rafael Landivar University Guatemala in the “Guatemalan Labor Justice Strengthening Commission”, and has been a counselor for many local and international companies, institutions and organizations on issues related to labor and employment law and Alternative Dispute Resolutions. 

Evelyn has extensive knowledge and experience in labor and employment law matters and is praised for her effective labor related dispute resolution advice. Among her work, she has special expertise in employment negotiation, structures and hiring; remuneration schemes and employment related litigation and advise. She authored the “Guía Práctica para la Resolución de Conflictos Laborales” (“Practical Guide for Labor Dispute Resolutions”) sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Citizen Access to Labor Justice.

Program, executed by PACT, in coordination with Rafael Landívar University in 2011 and the “Manual Laboral” (Labor Manual) sponsored by the Independent Banana Producers Association, (APIB) in 2012. 

Her practice areas include labor and employment, Social Security regulations, employment negotiation and termination of employment relationships, collective bargaining, Alternative Dispute Resolution and labor litigation, among others.  She also has ample experience coordinating all labor related aspects of due diligence in acquisitions, either representing the purchaser or the seller.  

Evelyn is a founding partner at QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala. Previously she was a partner at Quiñones, Ibargüen, Luján & Mata, S.C. from 2009 to 2014 after working as an associate there since 2005. She started her practice as an associate attorney at  Roberto Cervantes, Servicios and Cervantes, Medrano y Villacorta in 1992 working on labor and employment matters. 


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