DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Abdón Pedrajas

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3BarcelonaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected employment boutique, with a well-established presence. Frequently assists clients with comprehensive day-to-day employment advice, as well as representing companies in litigation arising from collective bargaining agreements and harassment claims. Client roster comprises multinational names in the media, manufacturing and retail sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee endorses the firm for its "practical and strategic vision that helps companies and legal departments face and manage any problems related to labour law."

Another client highlights the team's "speed and agility."

Work highlights

Represented Zurich in a claim initiated by the union UGT regarding the implementation of an hourly working time tracking system.

Notable practitioners

An impressed client enthuses that Alfonso Pedrajas "always offers creative solutions that other advisers have not thought of." He frequently advises clients on litigation and executive agreements.

A client singles out Sonia Cortés as "an expert lawyer in labour relations, and very good at negotiating with trade unions." One client further praises: "She is accessible, always looking for solutions and understands company culture." She offers additional expertise on senior executive employment contracts and terminations.

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Barcelona

Employment


Alfonso Pedrajas
Band 4
Sonia Cortés
Band 3