We resolve your employment and immigration issues

Employers rely on being able to employ overseas nationals to work in Spain

Employment & Business Immigration

Employment law is a highly regulated area and is constantly changing as national and EU social policy evolves.

Working with both employers and employees, our specialist employment law team advises on all aspects of Spanish employment law, including issues relating to ex-patriot assignments.

Employment Law services

We advise on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters including:

  • terms of engagement of employees, especially key senior personnel
  • dismissals and compromise agreements
  • employment disputes, including breach of contract and restrictive covenants
  • employee claims, including privacy, health & safety, discrimination and equal pay
  • conciliation and Employment Tribunal proceedings
  • review of clients’ employment practice and policy
  • reorganisation and collective redundancies
  • employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • business and TUPE transfers
  • unfair competition and protection of confidential information
  • assignment of ex-patriots and business related residence and work permits
  • spanish Social Security law
  • employee payroll tax and tax compliance

Employing overseas nationals

We provide the means for your overseas employees to deploy rapidly and work legally in Spain.

Our specialist employment team act swiftly first, advising you on the appropriate type of work visa or permit and then obtaining work visas.

Overseas employment assignments include:

  • posting staff to your Spanish entity
  • deploying personnel or sub-contactors to work on projects in Spain
  • relocation of overseas employees to work in Spain with no fixed base
  • contracting a local employee or self-employed contractor in Spain
  • relocating an overseas employee to set up a representation office
  • employment of staff in Spain by an overseas company through a permanent establishment in Spain