Managing Partner since 2012 and one of the founders of L&E Global.

He began his career in SPB Bufete de Servicios Profesionales, joining Baker& McKenzie Barcelona in 2003, where he worked until 2005, when he launched his own employment law firm, Suarez de Vivero, which he’s been managing to this day.

Specialized in litigation, top management, corporate restructurings, and collective negotiation.

He is Professor in ISDE since 2013, in charge of the master’s degree of Access to Employment Law.

Since 2012, he has been acknowledged in the most important employment law rankings, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, International Who’s Who of Employment Lawyers and Best Lawyers.

Education: Law Degree from Universidad of Barcelona in 2001. LL.M in International Business Law for International Lawyers at Suffolk University (Boston) Doctorate courses at the University of Barcelona, achieving DEA diploma.

Masters Degree in Labor Law in ICAB (Bar Association of Barcelona), 2007.

Superior Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention, specializing in Security, Industrial Hygiene, Psychosociology and Ergonomics.

Languages: Spanish, English, Catalan, and German.

He is a founding member of Suárez de Vivero. He began his legal career in 1971, for Instituto de Especialidades Jurídicas, S.A., where he remained until June 1975 when he opened his own law firm Bufete de Servicios Profesionales SPB.

In 2003 the firm merged with Baker & McKenzie until April 2005, when he broke away from that brand and continued his professional course in his own law firm (Bufete Suárez de Vivero) managed by his son, Iván Suárez.

He is an expert in collective bargaining, mediation and arbitration. In addition, he has authored several legal publications during his professional career.

Education: Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona, ​​1969. He has taken Doctorate courses at the University of Barcelona, ​​1994.

Languages: Spanish.

Partner of the Firm since September 2018. Previously, he had been responsible for the Labor Law Area of ​​Toda & Nel-lo, as well as managing partner of the Labor Law area of ​​Rousaud Costas Duran and director of the Labor Law area of ​​EY. Earlier, he had been working in PwC as a senior associate and in Estudio Legal as head of the Labor Department in Barcelona.

Extensive career in Employment law and Social Security, advising companies, corporate restructuring, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and due diligences.

Education: Law degree from the University of Bellaterra in 1985. School of Legal Practice. Secretary of the Labor Law Section of the Barcelona Bar Association from 2006 to 2012. Speaker in various Courses and Seminars: General Council of the Judiciary, chambers of commerce, Bar Associations and Fomento del Trabajo, and he has published articles in newspapers and specialized magazines.

Languages: Spanish, English and Catalan.

Pilar started working with the firm September 2017 and she became Partner of the Madrid office in April 2018. Previously, she had worked as a lawyer at Copa & Asociados and earlier she was in charge of the Deloitte labor law department from 2001 to 2012.

She has a wide experience in advising national and international clients on all types of labor issues: restructuring, litigation, contracting, due diligence, equality plans, modification of working conditions, as well as advice to public administration, etc.

Education: Law Degree from the Complutense University of Madrid (distinction Cum Laude). Masters Degree in Human Resources Management by the IDE-CESEM.

Languages: Spanish and English.

His professional career is dedicated to advice companies, in the area of Tax and Accounting Law, Corporate Law and Civil and Commercial Contracting, with a special focus on Labor Taxation.

From 1977 to 1980, he was a member of the Tax Department of Peat Marwick & Mitchell, where he reached the Manager category. From 1980 to 1987, he was a Lawyer in Estudio Legal Abogados and head of the Tax Department.

From 1988 to 2001, he was a Partner of Lexalia Abogados, where he headed the Mercantile and Fiscal Departments.

From 2001 to 2003, he was a Partner of KPMG Abogados, responsible for the family business.

From 2003 to 2008, he was a Partner of Chamartín Law Firm, managing the Commercial and Contracting Department, and since 2008 he is a Partner of Chamartín Abogados .

He has participated in many transactions for the sale of companies, participation and reorganization of business groups and he is Secretary of the Board of various companies. He has negotiated a number of distribution contracts in the food and alcoholic beverage sectors and he has acted as liquidator of several companies.

As of the end of 2018, he is in charge of the Labor Taxation area in Suárez de Vivero.

Education: University of Deusto, I.C.A.D.E. (Degree in Business and Law). Member of the College of Madrid since 1978.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Sissy has experience in both external and internal business advice, as before joining the Firm in 2017, she had worked as an in-house lawyer at APC CORPORACIÓN S.A., a large Peruvian company with more than 2,000 workers.

She is an expert in collective bargaining, business restructuring and litigation.

Due to her work in previous companies as a consultant in commercial law, she has developed a great ability to understand the business strategy of the firm's clients when advising them on labor law.

Education: Law Degree from the University of Piura. Masters Degree in Business Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú. Masters Degree in International Law, with specialization in labor law from ISDE.

Languages: Spanish and English.

She has been a partner at Chamartín Abogados since 2012 and a senior associate at Suárez de Vivero since the end of 2018.

Her professional career is dedicated to advising companies and individuals in the area of Civil and Labor Law, as well as in Procedural Law, holding the direction of legal proceedings.

She has been involved in several bankruptcy proceedings, both on behalf of the applicant, in charge of the direction of the procedure, and on behalf of the creditors and she has also acted as insolvency administrator, designated by the Court.

She has a Law Degree from the University of Salamanca, having prepared examinations to obtain the Notary Diploma at the Fundación Matritense del Notariado. She is a member of the Bar Association of Madrid since 2007.

Languages: Spanish and English.

Specialized in employment and immigration law. She advises companies in issues related to international labor law, dismissals, litigation, collective agreements, social security and expat secondments.

Education:

2013-2017: Degree in Law from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF)

2016-2017: Exchange program in law by the University of Geneva (Switzerland).

2017-2018: Masters Degree of Access to Law by Instituto Superor de Derecho y Economía (ISDE)

Languages: Spanish, English, French and Catalan

Trainee at the Firm with special dedication to preparation of litigation, collective bargaining and contracts. She also specialized in Immigration Law concerning expat secondments.

Previously she prepared the official exam to the Judiciary and Attorney career.

Education: Law Degree from Universidad Pompeu Fabra. She is currently studying the Masters Degree of Access to Law at Universitat Oberta de Cataluña (UOC)

Languages: Spanish, English and Catalan.

She is Paralegal and Specialised in Legal Documentation, giving support to the labor law team of Madrid office.

She has got a Degree in Library Management and Documentation from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, and a specialization course in Legal Documentation by the UNED.

Her professional career is focused on management of knowledge in law firms, she began her professional career at Ernst & Young where she developed document management systems.

Languages: Spanish and English.

She is responsible for Payroll Management and Human Resources for national and international clients, as well as for freelance professionals and others.

She worked at Fornell Consultors, S.L.P. from 2000 to 2007. Later, she has been working at Plana Artús, S.L.P. since 2007. In January 2016, she began her professional career at Suárez de Vivero, providing support on payroll management to Barcelona and Madrid offices.

Education: Degree in Labor Relations (distinction CUM LAUDE) from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 1999.

Higher Course in Labor Law and Social Security in Centro de Estudios Financieros, 2005. She has made several courses in the areas of payroll management, immigration and hiring.

Languages: Spanish and English.

Idiomas: Español e Inglés.

She began her professional career in the legal department of Deloitte. In 2010 she joined Michael Page as a Consultant in the Tax & Legal department in Barcelona office. In 2014 she joined Euromanager (Selliger Group and Conde), where she specialized in recruitment of middle managers and management positions.

In 2015, Laura decided to create Excelencia Legal, a boutique specialized in the selection and search of professionals for law firms and human resources managers for companies.

As of 2016, Laura collaborates with Suárez de Vivero, managing the marketing and personnel selection area.

Education: Law Degree from Universidad Pompeu Fabra, 2012. Masters Degree in International Business Law from ESADE Law School - URL, 2014.

Languages: Spanish and English

She is an expert in verbal communication and non-verbal behavior and advises clients of the Firm and their human resources departments to improve their communication skills with the works council and other interlocutors in the company. She gives lectures on this subject and writes periodically on her blog enclavenoverbal.com

Ana applies a 360º vision to achieve effective communication, adding elements of different disciplines that she masters, such as linguistics, personal image, social skills, negotiation and non-verbal behavior.

She is a member of the Spanish Association of Experts in Non-Verbal Behavior and of the International Association of Style Coaches.

Education: Masters Degree in Non-verbal Behavior & Detection of lying. Image coach. Masters Degree in Translation and Interpretation. She has taken specialized courses in personality and negotiation.

Languages: Spanish, English, Russian and French

He is the founder of Augere, a consultancy firm which aim is promoting the alignment of people, culture and business strategy since 2001. He advises senior executives and companies on the process of cultural transformation and business refocusing, both nationally and internationally, and he is a certified coach.

Since 2016, Francisco has been collaborating with Suárez de Vivero, providing specialized training for managers in the alignment of people with the company's strategy, which also improves labor relations and reduces business costs.

He is co-founder of Growpath, the coaching community in your pocket. Growpath is a digital platform that provides companies with resources for the development of people and teams. Growpath has been awarded by Fundación Banco Sabadell for their social impact iniciative called "growme", the community that promotes young millennials to their first job.

He is co-founder of "BitsWorld, transforming ideas into action", accelerator that assists the development of entrepreneurs and the creation of their startups.

He regularly collaborates with business schools in Spain and Latin America and with various media. He is co-author of the books Smart Mentoring (Editorial Confemetal, 2016) and "Build Community" (Lid Editorial, 2011) and has written more than a hundred articles about business and people.

Education: Degree in Political Science and Sociology from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca. Masters degree in entrepreneurship from MIT. PDD by IESE. Coach.

She is in charge of the finance department in Suárez de Vivero since August 2018, and she also deals with suppliers and clients. She elaborates economic memories for company restructuring cases.

Her professional career started in Cephalon Pharma’s finance department.

In 2013 she joined Karey-Ortho’s accounting department and, later, she worked for other companies with similar responsibilities. Degree in Economics from Universidad de Barcelona in 2013.

Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English.

She is in charge of the ​​administration area, translation of documents and overall management, as well as giving support to the Firm's lawyers. Her professional career was developed at Catalunya Caixa in various departments and branches, from 1991 to 2012 and, later, she directed her own business integrated into an English teaching franchise.

She graduated in Business and Administration from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French, English, German Italian.