Beatriz Merino

Associate / Coordinator of the Labor Unit

Beatriz has been an associate of the Corporate Division since 2015, serving as Coordinator of the Labor Unit.

Information

JOB TITTLE: Associate/ Coordinator of the Labor Unit
DEPARTAMENT: Corporate and International Department.

BIOGRAFIA:

Beatriz has been with the Firm since 2015. She is an associate of Corporate Department and acting as the Coordinator of the Labor Unit

Among her functions includes providing legal advice, legal opinions and perform audits that clarifies the management of relations between companies and their staff and establishes the compliance with labor standards, development of internal labor regulations, individual and collective labor contracts, code of ethics, labor practices and policies; legal advice on the prevention of labor disputes and the maintenance of a harmonious relationships between employees and the company, negotiation with workers and relations with trade unions, as well as providing legal advice on migration and immigration to obtain work permits.

She has more than 10 years of experience working in the corporate area, including corporate maintenance, establishment of new companies, establishment of subsidiaries and foreign investment and day to day legal assistance to ensure the development of operations and decision making in organizations, advising international organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations, specialized in electronic commerce, international trade, immigration, registration, labor, distribution contracts, construction contracts.

In addition, she is a professor of law students in the graduation seminar at UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE EL SALVADOR, in the pre-specialties of CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LAW, INTERNATIONAL TRADE and ECOMMERCE AND CYBERSECURITY, since 2012 and she has participated as a guest professor in 2014 in the MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS at UNIVERSIDAD DR JOSÉ MATÍAS DELGADO, in the subject of international economic law, imparting the content on corporate social responsibility, in 2014.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Corporate Law
Labor Law
Migration and Foreign Affairs
Notarial Law
Civil and Commercial Hiring
Computer Law
Electronic Commerce
International Trade
Foreign investment
Customs law
Civil law
Registry Law
Corporate Social Responsibility

INDUSTRIES:
Retail and consumer goods
fashion
TRANSPORTATION
Technology, telecommunications and entertainment

EDUCATION

Instituto de Educación Superior en Economía y Administración de Empresas ISEADE – FEPADE: INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE IN LAW, ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS. Antiguo Cuscatlan, February – July 2015.

UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA: ADVANCED MASTER IN LEGAL SCIENCES (LLM): Specialty: Business Law. Barcelona, Spain, September 2011- September 2012.

UNIVERSIDAD CENTROAMERICANA “JOSÉ SIMEÓN CAÑAS” (UCA): DEGREE IN LAW. San Salvador, El Salvador, 2004-2009.

COLEGIO EXTERNADO SAN JOSÉ. HIGH SCHOOL. San Salvador, El Salvador, 2002-2003.

OTHER ACADEMIC STUDIES:
Diploma of Higher Studies in Administrative Law and Administrative Procedural Law. Salvadoran Foundation for Education, Scientific Research and Democratic Development – FUNDAID. (February – May 2019).
Diploma on the Administrative Procedures Law. Salvadoran Institute of Administrative Law – ISDA. (October – November 2018).
Higher Technical Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility Management ISO 26000. Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain in El Salvador (May – August 2017).
Diploma in Customs Management and Compliance for Users of the Law on Industrial and Commercial Free Zones. CAMTEX (March – July 2015).
Seminar on Foreign Investment and Investment Arbitration. Ministry of Economy. (May 2015).
Diploma in Notarial Law. Central American University “José Simeón Cañas” (September – November 2013).
Diploma in Project Management. Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas” (November 2012 – January 2013).
Seminar on Updating and Application of Labor Laws. (December 17 and 18, 2010).
Training of Trainers Workshop and exchange of experiences in interest-based negotiation. Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas”. (June 2010).
Interest Based Negotiation Seminar for Collective Labor Conflicts. Higher School of Economics and Business -ESEN-. (February – June 2010).
Certification in Negotiation based on Interest for Collective Conflicts. Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas”. (October 2009 – March 2010).
Seminar on Alternate Methods of Conflict Resolution. Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas” (March – July 2009).

PUBLICATIONS
Title: Corporate social responsibility in the workplace.
Law and Business Magazine # 68. (March 2017) Pages 32-33. ISSN: 2075-6631

Title: Minimum wage in El Salvador.
Market & Trends Magazine. Year 10 (March 2017), monthly edition # 114, March. P. 16.

Title: Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Rights
Merino Benítez, T.B., Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Rights. In Executive Technical Unit of the Justice Sector (ed.) IX Legal Research Contest. San Salvador: December 2014. Page 195-248. ISBN 978-99961-901-4-8