Areas of PracticeLabor and Employment Law

We provide comprehensive advice on labor and employment law and social security with a specialist approach

From our offices we serve clients across Spain. Our professionals utilize their multidisciplinary background to offer comprehensive consulting on labor law and social security to companies in various sectors, including multinationals, large companies and SMEs, as well as individuals. We also have extensive experience in rendering legal assistance before various administrative bodies and labor courts for both individual and collective proceedings.

We provide an in-depth service that addresses the specific features of each particular case. We work closely with other departments at the firm (Corporate and Commercial, Tax, Litigation and Bankruptcy) to render a highly-specialized comprehensive service.

Our range of services includes providing on-going advice and support to HR departments in labor relations and social security, advising on all kinds of projects, including collective bargaining, collective processes such as restructuring and, naturally, legal advice and defense in litigation before labor courts.

Collective bargaining

  • Implementing and interpreting collective agreements
  • Collective bargaining
  • Opting out of agreements
  • Restructuring files

    • Corporate restructuring
    • Labor restructuring under bankruptcy proceedings
    • Collective files

      • Significant changes in work conditions and transfers
      • Collective dismissals (formerly known as Redundancy Schemes)
      • Individual files

        Dismissals and sanctions
        Termination of employment on objective grounds
        Functional mobility
        Geographical mobility and domestic and international travel

        Dispute resolution: labor claims

        Labor claims before administrative and/or judicial authorities:

        • Claims on any concept arising from the employment relationship, such as collective and individ-ual dismissals, job classification, significant changes in work conditions, action for payment, etc
        • Claims for corporate responsibility
        • Claims in matters of discrimination and other conflicts in the workplace
        • Collective disputes and strike procedures
        • Designing HR policies

          Incentive and talent retention plans:

          • Incentive plans for managers and employees
          • Talent retention plans: bonuses, stock options, restricted stock units (RSU
          • Flexible compensation plans

          • Equality plan:
            • Social benefits
            • Equality policies

            • Harassment protocols
              Use of computing tools protocols


              • Social security and review of corporate obligations under this area
              • Occupational risk prevention and safety standards at work
              • On-going advice

                We provide on-going advice for queries concerning various labor issues, including:

                • Labor dismissal: disciplinary dismissal, objective dismissal, unfair dismissal, null dismissal, unjustified dismissals
                • Work contracts and working hours: hours, overtime, flexibility and availability, permits, medical leaves and vacations, among others.
                • Salary: salary reduction, salary in kind, variable remuneration and salary structure modifications
                • Working conditions: changes in working conditions, change of workplace, change of occupational group, change of duties, etc.
                • Risk prevention: occupational accidents, occupational diseases, etc.