Labour and Employment

Labour & Employment - Spain

All the advice you need on labour and employment law

Our labour and employment lawyers manage the legal, commercial and reputational risks associated with employment, occupational health and safety, and industrial relations issues.

Our Spanish lawyers offer you a comprehensive legal advice on labour and employment law. Our priority is always to offer you advice that best suits your needs, helping you to reduce your risks.

We advise national and international companies and private equity firms on:

  • Employment, social security and occupational risk
  • Litigation related to employment law
  • Employment issues relating to corporate transactions (national and international)
  • Remuneration and social benefits plans, as well as pension plans and funds
  • Employment contracts, expatriate workers, agency contracts, and services agreements with individuals and legal entities
  • Senior executive employment relationships
  • Individual dismissals and collective redundancies, and termination agreements
  • Post-contractual non-competition clauses and golden parachutes
  • Drafting company policies
  • Changes to employment conditions

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Broad experience in labour and employment law

Our lawyers have an in-depth knowledge that covers different sectors. This enables us to assist financial services, banking, energy, investment funds, infrastructure, industrial, IT and services clients. For example, we have advised INAPA on restructuring and Vinci Park on the legal impact of terminating services agreements with suppliers for the management of car parks.

Other highlights of our law firm’s work in labour and employment include advising:

  • Michael Page Group on several judicial proceedings regarding the breach of post-contractual non-competition clauses and the implementation of restructuring plans
  • EDP Group on employment matters such as senior executive employment contracts, dismissals and negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Several senior managers in the finance sector on the termination of their employment contracts
  • Meriton Holding Limited on the employment issues arising from the purchase of Valencia FC
  • Globalvía on employment matters including contracts and remuneration issues
  • Arcserve on the purchase of a branch of activity, work which involved several jurisdictions.
"The department couldn't be better. Very agile and ready to listen and exchange ideas with the clients."

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