Allen & Overy LLP

Employment Department

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What the team is known for Internationally active team that advises clients from the financial, consumer, consultancy and industrial sectors on collective redundancies and the labour aspects of corporate transactions. Assists with the dismissals of senior executives and the design of hiring policy. Also offers advice on the modification of working conditions and social security matters. Well-versed in dealing with disciplinary matters and advising on company pension schemes.

Strengths A client praises the group: "They understand the complexity of the business and the organisational structure to enable them to conduct an in-depth analysis of each of the issues."

Work highlights Advised Amavir Group on collective redundancy proceedings relating to the closure of a residence in Tenerife.

Notable practitioners

Leading the employment practice,
Silvia Bauzá Hernández
draws praise from one client for demonstrating "great commercial vision and great experience in labour litigation."She has significant experience handling collective negotiations and workforce restructurings.