Elisa Caldeiro Ruiz

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Elisa Caldeiro Ruiz



Elisa Caldeiro is a partner in the Labor and Employment Law Department of Garrigues, having joined the firm in September 1998.

She is an expert in providing employment law advice to companies and defending their interests in proceedings before the labor courts. She also prepares reports and legal opinions on her area of expertise and participates in collective bargaining processes.

Elisa has extensive experience in special employment relationships, procedures for the termination of contracts, modifications to working conditions as well as the impact of mergers and acquisitions from a labor law perspective.

She specializes in all areas of employment law, with particular focus on labor litigation.

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1997).

Legal Practice Course, Instituto de Estudios Jurídicos (1997-1998).


These include the following:

Involvement in three recent collective works:

  •  “Employment Law Yearbook for Lawyers 2007” (*), published by La Ley.
  •  “Commentary on the Insolvency Law”, published by Marcial Pons (Garrigues Collection), as author of the chapter entitled “Effects of an insolvency order on the debtor’s employment relations: the reform of article 32 of the Workers’ Statute” (*).
  •  “Legal studies on corporate restructuring transactions”, published by Thomson Aranzadi (Garrigues Collection), as author of the chapter entitled “Senior management employment contracts in corporate restructuring transactions” (*).

Article published in the journal Relaciones Laborales, 2004, no. 1 entitled “Judgments on workplace emotional abuse and the importance and scope of expert reports in proceedings of this kind: commentary on Albacete Labor Court’s judgment of January 30, 2004” (*).

Article published in Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi, no. 648, Year XIV, entitled “The judgment of the Supreme Court’s Labor Chamber of 20 September 2004 on the regulating salary for severance purposes of an expatriate employee” (*).

Contribution to Expansión on the establishment of telematics protocols.

(*) originally published in Spanish.