About Littler Guatemala

Our Guatemala office is among those in seven countries that comprise the leading firm of lawyers experienced in labor law in Central America. They are led by the Central American head office in Costa Rica, the first law firm to be Certified ISO 9001:2008 in Central America and the Caribbean, and ranked for consecutive years by Chambers and Partners - the number one ranking for law firms worldwide - as the most recommended and highest rated law firm providing labor law services in the country.

Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Consulting

We offer clients the option of having a labor and employment law consultant on retainer for their company’s everyday needs, including everyday business inquiries, immediate updates on labor law reform, calculation of labor compensations and salary garnishments, and training of personnel on labor subjects through “in-house” seminars, among others.

Additional services we provide include labor self-diagnosis, labor due diligence, consultation on developing internal regulations, compensation plans and confidentiality agreements, consultation on the treatment of impatriates and expatriates, and training programs, among others.

Payroll Management

We have created a consulting line specialized in payroll management that can complement key processes for your organization through the following services: BDS Payroll® Payroll Management and Bridge Payroll Service. Managing temporary personnel payroll can be a slow and costly process for a company that has just begun operations or is already established in a country. Through this service, we manage the responsibilities your company has before all Costa Rican administrative and judicial authorities, with continued employment law support services on a retainer basis.

Public Labor Law

Our practice integrates Constitutional Law and Public Labor Law to provide counseling to Public Sector Institutions through the following services: General Labor Consulting; Consulting on Drafting Regulations, Internal Audits, and Employment Contracts, Personnel Actions, and  Confidentiality Agreements; Consulting on Collective Bargaining Agreement Reform and Negotiation Processes and on matters related to the Contraloría General de la República (national comptroller) and the Procuraduría General de la República (an adviser and legal representative of the state); drafting and managing appeals for legal protection of Constitutional rights and actions of unconstitutionality, among others.

Private Labor Law

Labor and Employment Consulting

We offer clients the option of having a labor and employment law consultant on retainer for their company’s everyday needs, including everyday business inquiries, immediate updates on labor law reform, calculation of labor compensations and salary garnishments, and training of personnel on labor subjects through “in-house” seminars, among others.

Additional services we provide include labor self-diagnosis, labor due diligence, consultation on developing internal regulations, compensation plans and confidentiality agreements, consultation on the treatment of impatriates and expatriates, and training programs, among others.

Our Offices

With offices in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, our lawyers provide preventive and corrective counsel for individual and collective labor conflicts to local companies and institutions and multinational companies.

We have also been featured and referenced in several other law firm rankings, such as The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal and Best Lawyers international. Additionally, our Managing Partner Marco Durante Calvo was selected for inclusion in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Costa Rica© in the field of Labor and Employment Law and was named “Lawyer of the Year” for San José. 

Guatemala City

6ª. Ave. 0-60 zona 4
Torre Profesional II, Oficina 412
Ciudad Guatemala
Guatemala