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Labour law

Spain has some of the most complex labour laws in Europe. Our lawyers in Spain are noteworthy for helping national and foreign clients navigate a legal system that evolves rapidly according to legislative changes and judicial sentences.

Our expertise includes:

Due diligence 

Analysis of the labour conditions of workers, analysis and quantification of labour inspections and the impact of contentious issues in the labour area or related to social security, compliance with regulation (especially on prevention of occupational hazards) and evaluation of insurance for partners and employees.

Labour counselling and legal defence

The spans contracting, compliance and internal rules, termination of employment relationships, functional and geographic mobility, change of work conditions, disciplinary regimes, compensation and remuneration systems, equality plans, training plans, defence before the jurisdiction of the social courts, the High Courts of Justice and the Supreme Court, as well as in the procedures carried out due to work Inspections.

Collective bargaining

We provide counselling on collective bargaining processes. We support our clients on strategies and bargaining techniques with unions and employers in ordinary circumstances or during conflicts, strikes and collective disputes. We design strategies for obtaining the best from productivity and flexible working conditions.

Company Restructuring

We advise on processes of restructuring, reorganisations or staff reduction, in the framework of the ordinary activity of a company as well as in situations of arrangement with creditors.

International mobility and foreign workers

Our team provides advice on employees’ international travel to Spain and abroad: signing of travel agreements, performance of administrative formalities, and compliance with the applicable social security regulations. We also advise on the processing of residents’ and work permits.