María Ángela Álvarez

Senior associate ––– Barcelona
Member no. 32554 of the Barcelona Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English



Ángela is based in Uría Menéndez’s Barcelona office and was appointed senior associate in 2017. She joined the firm in 2008.

Ángela advises companies on their general labour matters and on the labour aspects of acquisitions and mergers and transfers of undertakings. She also advises on the preparation and termination of employment contracts, senior executive contracts and director service agreements.

She has extensive experience in collective redundancies and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

Ángela regularly prepares legal reports on labour and social security matters and also specialises on labour audit procedures and due diligence reports.

Ángela also focuses her practice on advising and defending clients on labour disputes and proceedings, both in and out of court.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona (UB), 2007
  • Masters in Human Resources Management, EAE Business School, 2017

Professional associations

  • Barcelona Bar Association

Teaching activity

Since 2015 Ángela has lectured on the Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession (with a specialisation in labour law) offered by ESADE Business and Law School.

Since 2016 she has also lectured on the Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE).

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