Global law firm Dentons has recruited partner Eduardo Gomez de Enterria as Head of the Employment and Labor practice in Spain.  He will be based in Madrid.

“Spain is a strategic market for Dentons, and our European leadership is committed to investing in top talent to grow our key practices.  We are delighted to welcome a lawyer of Eduardo’s caliber to lead our Employment and Labor practice,” said Jabier Badiola, Spain Managing Partner at Dentons.  “As we begin to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a critical time for our clients, and we are ready to support them in the challenging times ahead.”

Eduardo Gomez de Enterria joins Dentons from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was a partner and Head of the Employment practice in Madrid. He advises on recruitment, dismissals, health and safety, pension plans and employee incentive schemes.  He is particularly well respected for his work in the negotiation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements, collective dismissals, and corporate restructuring.  He also represents clients in labor disputes.

He brings significant international experience, having advised leading Spanish companies on their operations across Europe and in Latin America, as well as international companies with subsidiaries in Spain.

Eduardo Gomez de Enterria specialized in negotiation at Harvard University and lectures on collective negotiation and corporate restructuring at the Instituto de Empresa.

Eduardo Gomez de Enterria commented on his move, “I am looking forward to the challenge of leading and developing Dentons’ Employment and Labor practice in Spain, and to being able to offer my clients the legal resources of the world’s largest law to solve their global challenges.”

Dentons’ global Employment and Labor practice brings together the talent of more than 400 lawyers worldwide.