Labor Law


Rodrigo Montellano is an associate at PPO and works out of the city of La Paz.

He specialized in labor law and has extensive professional experience including ten years with the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security, where he held the positions as Labor Inspector, Labor Law Specialist, Labor Relations Specialist, and on various occasions acted as deputy General Director of Labor, Hygiene and Occupational Safety. During that time, he sat on diverse governmental committees, particularly on regulatory analysis and development, and represented the Ministry to the Andean Community (CAN) and at the meeting of the Andean Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.

In the private sphere he has been an external specialist consultant on labor matters and individual and group conflict resolution to companies in different sectors of activity in Bolivia. He has also been a consultant to the German international cooperation agency GIZ on labor law in the rural context.

Rodrigo obtained his law degree from the Universidad Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia in 2003 and a diploma in Labor Law at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Bolivia) in 2006.


  • Chambers and Partners – Labour & Employment (Star Associate)
  • Legal 500 – Labour & Employment (Rising Star)


  • La Paz Bar Association – ICALP
  • Bolivian Ministry of Justice

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