Ignacio Esteban Ros


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Languages Known:

  • English
  • Spanish

Ignacio Esteban Ros

Principal associate


Ignacio Esteban Ros is a principal associate in the Labor and Employment Law practice.

Specializing in labor, employment and social security law, he joined Garrigues in 2007 and provides advice on strategic and particularly complex labor and HR issues to both domestic companies and multinationals across a wide range of sectors: technology, consulting, industrial, financial institutions, energy, automotive and pharmaceutical, among others.

In 2010 and 2011, he was seconded to NautaDutilh in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Shearn Delamore & Co in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), where he had the opportunity to become acquainted with other legal systems and learn about labor and employment law practice in other countries, enhancing his legal advice in Spain.

He has participated in numerous significant domestic and international projects over the course of his professional career and is currently a legal adviser with proven expertise in the following areas, among others: litigation; collective labor relations; restructuring and collective layoffs; legal reports and opinions; outsourcing and insourcing processes; mergers and acquisitions; labor audits; social security matters; corporate welfare systems (pension plans and funds and group insurance); senior management; remuneration and compensation systems; labor union elections; company policies and codes of ethics; equality plans; specific training for employees and executives; the legal regime governing expatriate workers; and professional athletes.

Ignacio Esteban Ros is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and lectures and speaks at institutions and universities such as Universidad Europea de Madrid and Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

He is a regular contributor to financial publications such as Expansión.    


Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad de Zaragoza.

Master’s Degree in Labor and Employment Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues. Received the Aranzadi Award for best graduate.

Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues in collaboration with Harvard Law School.