RETURN TO PEOPLE

Education

Law degree with honours from Universidad de Deusto (1990).
“Maîtrise” in Business Law (Université de Bordeaux, 1990) Lauréat-first prize from the Faculty of Law, Social and Political Sciences.
“Diploma of European Studies” (1991) and “Degree in European Law” (1992), both from KU Leuven, with “Great Distinction”.
Diploma from the Collège Universitaire d’Études fédéralistes (Aosta, 1991).

Specialisation

Labour Law, with extensive experience advising the public sector and in matters of public law. Also regularly advises on matters of European Law.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Member of the Alava Bar Association since 2003
Spanish Labour Forum FORELAB (2011)

Teaching

Professor of Labour Law in the Master’s Degree for Admission to the Practice of Law of Universidad de Deusto and the School of Legal Practice of the Biscay Bar Association since 2016.
Professor of Labour Law in the Master’s Degree in Managing People in Organizations of Universidad de Navarra from 2011 to 2015.
Professor of EU Law at the School of Legal Practice of the Alava Bar Association from 2001 to 2010.
Speaker at numerous conferences organised by different entities such as Aranzadi-Thomson Reuters, Universidad del País Vasco (summer courses), the Biscay Bar Association and the Firm itself, mainly on current labour issues.

Languages

Spanish
Basque
English
French

Publications

Goierri Mendiz-Mendi. Nature, Footprint and History through 53 Tours, 1997.
Economic reasons justifying the objective dismissal: interpretations in the second phase , Aranzadi Social, 2012
The bragging action of 124 JRJS for collective dismissals, within the book “Yearbook 2013 Labour Practice for Lawyers. The most relevant cases in 2012 of large law firms ”-Editorial LA LEY, 2013
Ultra-activity clauses in collective agreements prior to the 2012 reform.
Dismissal of older workers and the principle of non-discrimination, within the book “Yearbook 2017 Labour Practice for Lawyers. The most relevant cases in 2016 of Large law firm”-Editorial LA LEY, 2107
Labour councils in light of jurisprudence , CISS-Wolters Kluver, 2019
Collaboration in Magazines and Periodicals: Business Strategy.

Practice areas

Acknowledgments

  • 2020

Best Lawyers 2020. Labor and Employment Law