Specialist in labor and employment law; advising national and international clients on all related matters, including corporate policies, collective bargaining and restructuring.

Rubén Agote represents companies in court, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings, concerning all types of employment and labor law disputes.

He also advises clients on the impact of disruptive technologies in the workplace, as well as advising clients in the sports and entertainment industry.

He lectures on labor law and social security law at IE Law School, speaks regularly on labor law at conferences organized by associations, and collaborates in the Executive Program at Singularity University.

He is a member of the American Employment Law CouncilCo-chair of the American Bar Association's  International Committee (ABA) and member of the Human Resources Policy Group of the Brussels European Employee Relations Group (BEERG).

He written and co-written articles in specialized journals and in collective works.


  • Master in Legal Consultancy for Business
    IE Business School, 1992

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad de Navarra, 1991

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Chambers & Partners Europe, Legal 500, Leaders League, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal in Labor & Employment, TMT and Sports Law

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Best Lawyers in Sports Law, 2016 and 2023