Christian von Bergen R.


“Praised for being experienced and knowledgeable, as well as very respected in the market. He is frequently seen assisting clients from the food and beverage, mining and retail industries with collective bargaining and labour litigation proceedings” Chambers Latin America 2021.


Christian von Bergen joined Prieto in 2008 and has been Partner since 2012.

Mr. Von Bergen heads the Labor department. He provides counsels in human resource administration and strategies to important companies engaged in the port, facilities management, mining, electricity, casinos and hotel business services.

Advises and actively participates in collective bargaining processes, providing the client with its extensive regulatory knowledge and strategic vision.

He is also actively involved in labor litigation before the Oral Labor Courts and the nation’s regular courts involving oversight of the violation of fundamental rights, anti-union practices, employee immunity and industrial hygiene and safety, among other matters that are highly complex in our law.

He has specialized in his professional practice in Port Law and has been advisor for 29 years to one of the largest port companies in the country. He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and of the Labor Committee of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.


Law Degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 1990


Labor Litigation
Collective Bargaining
Social Security
Port Administration
Maritime Concessions


+562 2280 5017


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