We have a team of experienced lawyers offering labour-employment advice to both national and multinational companies. We support our clients’ decision-making, predominantly in the field of Human Resources, with a personalised and quick service that is generally always required.

In order to achieve this, we always assign at least one partner and one manager to each client, thus guaranteeing a professional service based on trust and availability, delivered by experienced lawyers maintaining direct and permanent contact.

The main professional services provided by our labour department are as follows:

I. Decision-making and management support for Human Resources Departments:

  • Senior Management and Directors: contracts, special agreements, protection clauses, non-compete clauses, terminations, etc.
  • Continual advice on day-to-day employment issues: internal flexibility, geographical and functional mobility, working hours, remuneration / compensation systems, maternity and paternity leave, leave of absence, temporary disabilities, collective agreements, collective bargaining agreements etc.
  • International transfers (labour and Social Security aspects).
  • Subcontracting with third-parties and contracts with temporary worker agencies (“ETT”s).
  • Internal policies and protocols (harassment at work, IT policy, equal opportunities etc.)

II. Due Diligence of employment matters during Mergers and Acquisitions

III. Dispute resolution and collective bargaining negotiation (corporate reorganisation and restructuring):

  • Suspensions and terminations of contracts, mass dismissal procedures (“ERE”), changes to working conditions.
  • Dealings with the Workers´ representatives and Trade Unions, to the highest level.
  • Sector-specific collective agreements, as well as agreements within the company or group.

IV. Assistance in Employment and Social Security Litigation in all courts and tribunals

V. Updates regarding new legislation

Our services and experience encompass a number of different business sectors, including: Food and Drink, Automotive, Chemicals, Consulting Services, Energy, Technology and Telecommunications, Communications, Media and Entertainment, Transport, etc.


Patricia Ortiz
Patricia Ortiz