Cecilia Calderón

Cecilia Calderón is an associate in the firm’s labor and employment law practice. Before joining Garrigues, she practiced labor law at the firm Estudio Echecopar – Asociado a Baker & McKenzie International (2012 – 2016).

She has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Advising on the implementation of labor law aspects of transactions involving the acquisition, transfer or dissolution of large companies.
  • Advising companies on the hiring of domestic personnel and the structuring of their income.
  • Advising on production outsourcing processes (labor outsourcing).
  • Advising on social security matters.
  • Advising on the implementation of compensation systems and labor cost reduction policies and wage planning.
  • Advising on dismissals, both individual and collective.
  • Advising on the preparation of Labor Law Due Diligences.
  • Advising entities, institutions and domestic and international companies on labor law litigation matters.

Academic background:


  • Postgraduate specialization – Course on Social Constitution and Human Labor Rights. Current Global Trends.


  • Master’s Degree in Labor and Social Security Law.


  • Degree of Second Specialization in Labor and Social Security Law.


  • Lawyer – December 2011.
  • Bachelor of Law – December 2010.


  • The non-existence of labor stability in the part-time work system as a sign of the infringement of the decent work provision in Peru (*). In: Book by the 6th National Labor Law Conference entitled “Employment Stability, Labor Inspections, Self-employed Workers’ Retirement and Arbitration in Collective Bargaining” (*). Publisher by El Búho EIRL. Lima: 2015. PP. 293-309.
  • Impacts of company mergers on employment relationships (*). In: Book by the 6th National Labor Law Conference entitled “Labor Trends and Outlooks: Trial. Labor Union Relations and Interdisciplinary Framework” (*). Publisher El Búho EIRL. Lima: 2012. PP. 129-145.

Firm Overview:

Garrigues is a fully-integrated international law firm. It has been present in Latin America for more than 40 years, through alliances with various firms in the region. The firm is now growing its Latin American legal practice by rolling out a network of own offices which constitutes one of the major direct presences in Latin America, with offices in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.

Our office in Lima offers a broad range of business law advisory services. Garrigues Peru offers expert multidisciplinary advice, providing support to both local clients and investors on entering and pursuing their business activities in the Peruvian market.

The Lima team is made up of a solid group of multidisciplinary Peruvian lawyers. In addition to their extensive experience in the Peruvian market, the Lima professionals have worked at major law firms in other jurisdictions such as Madrid or New York.

Our Peruvian lawyers, alongside professionals from the rest of the Garrigues offices and network, ensure that a uniform service of the very highest quality is provided, irrespective of the client’s location or the complexity of the transaction.

From Lima, the Firm offers tax and legal advisory services in all areas of local law.

Sir Clare Roberts QC

Clare Roberts QC is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Antigua & Barbuda on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Clare directly using the contact details listed above.

Clare has been practicing law since obtaining the Legal Education Certificate from the Caribbean Council of Legal Education in 1975 and is a Queens Counsel (QC). He is a former Solicitor General of Antigua and Barbuda and has acted as Attorney General in the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat. He has worked as a consultant with FAO, Caribbean Law Institute and WIPO. During 1994-1997 Sir Clare served as Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs for Antigua and Barbuda and served as an independent Senator in the Senate of Antigua and Barbuda during 2004.

In December 2009 Clare completed his second four-year term as a member of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights and served as President for the 2004-2005 term.

Clare is the past Chairman of Antigua Commercial Bank, the largest and oldest indigenous bank in Antigua and Barbuda and served as a director of this institution for 18 years. Clare is a founding member of the National Development Foundation of Antigua and Barbuda and served as one of its directors for several years.

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Antigua and Barbuda on 1st November 2006, Clare was awarded one of the country’s highest awards – Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of the Nation (KCN) for his contribution to the legal profession, human rights and the youth.

Firm Overview:

Roberts & Co is the largest law firm in Antigua and Barbuda. We have provided legal services for over 30 years in various practice areas. Select a practice area for additional details.