Carmen specialises in employment law and provides advice on all issues relating to individual and collective employment relations.
Specifically, she has advised national and international clients on restructurings, objective and disciplinary dismissals, protection of employees in transfer of undertakings, compensation schemes, mobbing and discrimination, work-life balance and restrictive covenants, amongst others.
She has a sound knowledge of French employment law, having also advised clients within France. Moreover, she has advised French companies with business interests in Spain.
2013 - Licence en Droit (Law Degree), Université Paris X Nanterre (París)
2014 - Graduate of Law with a Diploma in International Legal Studies, ICADE (Madrid)
2014 - Master I en Droit Social (Master's in Employment Law and French Social Security), Université Paris X Nanterre (París)
2016 - Master's Degree in Access to the Legal Profession, Universidad Nacional de Estudios a Distancia (Madrid)
Co-author of the report 'The path towards youth employment: what can companies do' ("El camino hacia el empleo juvenil: qué puede hacer la empresa"), Observatorio Laboral contra la Pobreza, 01/2017
Employment & Immigration
Spain | 09 December 2020
Although there have been some improvements for female employees in the labour market, the gender pay gap still persists in Spain. Thus, Spain recently passed two new laws which include several provisions that aim to guarantee equal pay between men and women, as well as a more detailed regulation regarding equality plans which are already in place.
Spain | 14 October 2020
The health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has accelerated the already existing trend of facilitating and implementing remote working policies in Spain. However, forced remote working as a result of the pandemic has emphasised the lack of regulation in this area, not to mention the practical issues previously left unresolved. Published on 23 September 2020, Royal Decree-Law 28/2020 on remote working seeks to provide clearer guidelines in this regard.
Spain | 30 October 2019
There has been a wave of criticism that the mandatory recording of employees' working hours has hindered the flexibility measures which companies were beginning to introduce. As such, it is somewhat surprising that a recent amendment to the Workers' Statute appears to have flown under the radar, especially given that it aims to boost flexibility in order to uphold employees' rights to a work-life balance.