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Daniel Urdiain-Dector

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Daniel Urdiain is a member of the Firm's Labor Practice Group in Mexico City. He is fluent in all aspects of labor law and regularly advises clients on the employment-related issues arising from commercial and corporate transactions.

Practice Focus

Daniel focuses his practice on labor law, immigration, individual litigation and social security matters. Likewise, he advises Mexican and foreign multinationals on international mobility matters, as well as with the obtaining legal immigration documentation for their employees. He also provides advice on compensation and benefits, as well as the fees derived from the Social Security Law and the Law of the National Institute of the Workers' Housing Fund. In addition, Daniel supports clients with employment tax planning and tax litigation. Furthermore, Daniel is a member of the Mexico Baker McKenzie's Pro-Bono committee, for which he provides advice on human rights of vulnerable groups.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Supports clients on the fulfillment of labor obligations.

  • Participating in corporate restructuring for the migration of staff to other legal entities.

  • Advises on individual labor matters.

  • Provides assistance in the elaboration of labor documents, including (individual and collective) labor contracts and internal working regulations, for both local and foreign employees.

  • Advises on the implementation of employee transfer strategies between global companies, including developing international transfer policies from the immigration and labor point of view.

  • Advises on obtaining immigration documentation.

  • Handles document preparation and immigration documents processing.

  • Represents clients in social security litigation matters.

  • Obtain confirmation of opinion from tax authorities such as IMSS and INFONAVIT.

  • Handled major projects involving outsourcing.


  • Mexico (2010)


  • Universidad Iberoamericana (JD) (2008)


  • English
  • Spanish