POEY, María José
Practice group
T (598) 2902 1515 ext. 284
F (598) 2902 5454

María José, lawyer, has almost 10 years of experience in the Labor and Litigation Departments. Her area of practice involves labor and social security matters of national and multinational organizations including the representation of clients in litigation proceedings before labor courts as well as collective bargaining, collective disputes and negotiation of working conditions and wages in the Council of Wages.

She performs labor audits in mergers and acquisitions.  She actively advises and participates in outsourcing negotiation, as well as hiring of employees and wage policies.

She is Assistant Professor of, Labor Law and Social Security, School of Law, University of Uruguay.

María José is a member of the Asociación Uruguaya del Derecho del Trabajo y la Seguridad Social (AUDTSS).

She has been recognized by international publications such as ‘Chambers & Partners’ and ‘Legal 500’.


María José has published several articles and papers on her area of expertise.

Professional experience abroad
Master in Laws with specialization in Labor Law - Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) of Barcelona (October 2013 - July 2014). Uría Menéndez (Barcelona) (March - June 2014).  

Spanish, English and Portuguese (basic)