Specialist in international labor law, pensions and incentives, and in the law of new technologies.

Juan Bonilla is an expert in contract terminations; employee compensation schemes, particularly share-based schemes; and in the labor implications of corporate transactions, advising clients and handling litigation matters. He has extensive experience in advising international clients on transnational labor transactions, particularly in the European Union and in Latin America.

He is a member of the Employment and Industrial Relations Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). He was director of the Global Equity Organization (GEO) and, in 2016, he won the GEO Pioneer Award for his outstanding participation in a variety of roles within GEO.

He speaks regularly on labor law and share-based compensation schemes at international conferences and in postgraduate courses. He has published several articles on labor law in local and international publications.


  • Magister Juris
    University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 1999

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad de Zaragoza, 1997

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Chambers & Partners (Europe), Legal 500,  Latin Lawyer, Who's Who Legal, Leaders League, International Employment Lawyer and Best Lawyers in Labor & Employment, Employee Benefits Law and Corporate M&A

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in Employee Benefits (2023), Labour & Employment (2018) and Pensions & Benefits (2017)