Specialist in labor and employment law, and social security law; advising multinational companies and important Spanish business groups.

Ignacio Jabato represents clients in the labor and judicial review courts and advises them on collective bargaining processes, particularly on negotiating: (i) collective bargaining and company agreements; (ii) collective dismissals, suspension of employment contracts and reduction of working hours (temporary redundancy plans); (iii) flexible working conditions; and (iv) opt-out measures in collective agreements.

He also advises clients on corporate restructuring, senior management, strategic remuneration solutions for management and staff, complementary pension schemes, compliance and internal investigations, and provides comprehensive legal assistance for work-related accidents.

He speaks regularly at conferences (e.g., Congreso Nacional de la Abogacía Española) and seminars at Spanish institutions (e.g., CEIM and CNMV), business schools (e.g., IESE, ESADE, ISDE and CEU), associations (APD), employers’ organizations (CEOE) and chambers of commerce.


  • Master in Legal Consultancy for Businesses
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Legal 500, Leaders League and Best Lawyers in Labor & Employment and TMT

Lawyer of the year
Best Lawyers in Employment, 2018