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Receives praise for handling of a wide range of employment law topics. Represents both senior managers and their employers in terminations or new contract negotiations. Advises on negotiations with unions or works councils for the imposition of temporary collective redundancies. Coordinates cross-border advisory mandates relating to the expatriation of employees or the harmonisation of working conditions across multiple jurisdictions. Advises on the introduction in Spain of new equality plans. Also advises on the employment law aspects of M&A transactions, including due diligence, TUPE issues and post-acquisition disputes.
Clients highlight the lawyers' ability to give pragmatic advice: "They put themselves in our position, understand our business and the need to find a solution, and help us to take a decision."
"They are proactive, dynamic and innovative," states one source.
Assisted Globalvia Inversiones with a project to harmonise working policies across its global businesses.
Jacobo Martínez Pérez de Espinosa advises on collective negotiations for changes to working conditions and handles top executive dismissals. He also earns praise for his handling of temporary suspensions of work contracts. Interviewees note his "ability to communicate clearly with clients to make sure he has been understood." "He is really impressive when it comes to negotiations," reports another source.