“I'd give this team a ten out of ten: extraordinary from a service perspective, great technical expertise and highly pragmatic.” (Chambers Europe)


Our employment and social security law specialists advise on all matters within this area, including negotiations, judicial proceedings at every level of the Spanish and Portuguese courts, and pension and remuneration schemes.

Employment contracts

  • General employment contracts and senior executive contracts
  • Exclusivity, non-compete and confidentiality undertakings
  • Foreign employees

Human resources

  • Remuneration schemes and stock option plans
  • Pension plans and supplementary benefits
  • Policy manuals and codes of conduct
  • Prevention of occupational hazards

Collective bargaining and labour relations

  • Workforce agreements
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Strikes
  • Lock-outs

Company reorganisation and decentralisation

  • Transfers of undertakings
  • Outsourcing and subcontracting
  • Employment and social security due diligences

Dismissals and restructurings

  • Individual dismissals
  • Redundancy procedures and temporary suspension of contracts
  • Insolvency
  • Changes to collective employment conditions
  • Relocation

Arbitration and litigation

  • Arbitration and out-of-court dispute resolution
  • Individual proceedings
  • Collective dispute proceedings and challenging collective bargaining agreements
  • Appeals
  • Fundamental rights

Administrative and contentious-administrative proceedings

  • Labour inspection proceedings
  • Sanction proceedings
  • Work accidents
  • Settlement of social security debts
  • Contentious-administrative appeals

Contact Lawyers

Mario Barros
Partner since 2008. Madrid office / +34915864554
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Juan Reyes
Partner since 2011. Barcelona office / +34934165553
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Sergio Ponce
Partner since 2014. Madrid office / +34915864554
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