María José Ramo Herrando

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María José Ramo Herrando



María José Ramo is a partner in the Labor and Employment Law Department of Garrigues, where she has continued to pursue her professional career following a period at the law firm LLoréns Díaz de Aguilar and in the public sector.

She is the lawyer of choice for some of Spain’s leading companies on strategic and highly complex matters relating to labor law and human resources.

An expert in litigation, she has over 25 years’ experience acting as counsel in court proceedings involving dismissals, penalties, social security matters, employee welfare, monetary claims, etc.

She has headed major business restructuring processes and has advised on and participated in collective negotiations for collective dismissals, temporary layoffs and equality plans.

She also has a wealth of experience in senior management labor relations in both the public and private sector.

She teaches at various prestigious institutions and is currently a lecturer in Social Litigation on the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and in Senior Management on the Master’s Degree in Business Law at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

She is a habitual speaker at seminars and conferences organized by Garrigues and by various institutions and organizations, such as ICADE, ALITER, FUNDACIÓN RAFAEL DEL PINO, CEOE, etc.

Academic background:

Doctor of Law, Universidad Nebrija. 

Law degree, Universidad de Zaragoza.

Master’s Degree in Master's Degree in Legal Counseling for Businesses, Instituto de Empresa (Madrid).


Author of the doctoral thesis “Termination due to unilateral withdrawal by the employer in special senior management relationships” and numerous articles published in the national press on employment law issues.