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Chambers & Partners Europe

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's labour and employment department is renowned for its total involvement in the cases entrusted to us by our clients.

The personal treatment and specialised attention given to each case create an atmosphere of trust not only with the client, but also with the social partners in individual and collective negotiations. One of the aspects that our clients value most is precisely the immediacy and dedication with which we deal with their matters.

We offer specialised advice on both national and international matters, providing advice on both Spanish and Portuguese law, backed by a proven track record with top-level clients.

Furthermore, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is the only Spanish member of the Employment Law Alliance ("ELA"), the largest and most prestigious alliance of employment lawyers in the world according to Chambers and Partners, which has more than 3,000 lawyers in more than 100 countries.

Our areas of activity in the employment field are, among others:

  • Restructuring processes (collective redundancies)
  • Termination of contract. Disciplinary and dismissals and individual layoffs
  • Negotiation and drafting of employment contracts. Senior management contracts
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Modification of terms of employment. Secondments
  • Social Security
  • Advice on immigration matters
  • Collective disputes (strikes, lockouts)
  • Labour audits.
  • Equality plans.
  • Transfers of undertaking. Subcontracting
  • Remuneration systems
  • International postings.







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Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Employment

"They are knowledgeable in what they do and very detail-oriented"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Employment – Barcelona

The Chambers Europe 2020. Employment – Spain

"They plan the process well and advance the case with precise planning."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Employment (Barcelona) – Spain. Recognised Practitioner

Legal 500 2020. Employment – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2019. Employment – Spain

"The lawyers are clearly very skilled and have tremendous experience in the practice area. The firm is excellent at understanding the nuances of dealing with a multinational company."

The Legal 500 2019. Employment

«Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has the ‘flexibility to adapt to customer needs’»
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