Ángel Moreno Zapirain


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  • English
  • Spanish

Ángel Moreno Zapirain

Principal associate


Ángel Moreno is jointly in charge of the Labor and Employment practice at the Zaragoza office. He joined Garrigues in 2006.

He has extensive experience in collective disputes, occupational risk prevention, foreign workers, social security matters, and labor and social security inspections as he has been an officer in the Higher Corps of Labor and Social Inspectors since 1985, having held the positions of Inspection Team Leader in La Rioja (1989-1990), Head of the Navarra Provincial Labor Inspection Authority (1990-1998), Head of the Zaragoza Labor and Social Security Inspection Authority (2000-2003) and Director-General of Work and Immigration of the Aragon Regional Government (2003-2006).

He provides recurring advice on criminal matters relating to occupational accidents, collective labor procedures, senior managers and executives, and occupational risk prevention plans, among others, acting as legal counsel in court proceedings relating to all manner of labor law matters in the labor, criminal and judicial review jurisdictions.

Arbitrator in union elections and a member of the Navarra Labor Court and the Aragon Mediation and Arbitration Service (1990-1998). Since 1999 he has been a mediator of the Aragon Mediation and Arbitration Service, having mediated in numerous individual and collective disputes, and strikes.

Ángel Moreno is a member of the Zaragoza Bar Association.

Associate Lecturer in Employment and Social Security Law at Universidad Pública de Navarra (1992-1999) and Universidad de Zaragoza (2000-2003).

Academic background:

Degree in Law from Universidad de Zaragoza and Graduate Specialist in Occupational Risk Prevention. 


He has contributed to numerous publications, courses and conferences on employment law, occupational risk prevention and social security matters.