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César Navarro

Partner

CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid
Spain
Languages Spanish, English

César Navarro is Head of the Employment and Pensions department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specializes in labour law and social security and is an expert in labour implications derived from mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring processes, as well as outsourcing, top management, modification of working conditions, negotiation of collective agreements, collective dismissals and legal defence in judicial proceedings before the labour courts.

He has been recognised in the Employment practice by the main and most prestigious legal directories such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

In 2020, César’s team was recognised as law firm of the year in restructuring and reorganisations by Iberian Lawyer.

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Relevant experience

  • César has advised sector-leading companies on a wide variety of matters, including HP on the employment-related aspects of its acquisition of the Samsung printer business, Andritz on complex negotiations with trade unions and Siemens Gamesa on coordinating its global restructuring across six jurisdictions and the execution of mass redundancy procedures and termination measures in Spain.
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Publications

  • César has published a wide variety of articles and texts for specialist and generalist publications and press, both in Spain and abroad, in his field of expertise.
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Lectures list

  • César has taught at several of Spain's most prestigious universities.
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Education

  • 2002 - Master's Degree in Corporate Legal Practice, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid (Spain).
  • 2001 - PhD studies on International Private Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
  • 1995 - Graduate of Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
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16/09/2021
Su­preme Court rules on con­tent of em­ploy­ment con­tract ba­sic cop­ies
César Nav­arro and Elena Es­par­za In a re­cent judg­ment, the Su­preme Court de­cided that the ba­sic cop­ies of em­ploy­ment con­tracts that com­pan­ies sub­mit to their em­ploy­ees' leg­al rep­res­ent­at­ive should in­clude...
28/05/2021
Alerta Labor­al | Mayo 2021
Novedades jur­is­pru­den­ciales ¿Puede una empresa es­table­cer uni­lat­er­al­mente los ser­vi­cios mín­i­m­os en caso de huelga?¿Con­stituye una modific­a­ción sus­tan­cial de las con­di­ciones de tra­bajo (MSCT) la variación...
01/10/2020
Q&A on the new reg­u­la­tion on re­mote work­ing
The health crisis triggered by COV­ID-19 has ac­cel­er­ated the already-ex­ist­ing trend of fa­cil­it­at­ing and im­ple­ment­ing re­mote work­ing policies in Spain. However, the “forced” re­mote work­ing as a res­ult...
19/05/2020
COV­ID-19 | Ex­traordin­ary em­ploy­ment-re­lated meas­ures in the fight against...
Our ex­perts have pre­pared this short guide sum­mar­ising the key em­ploy­ment-re­lated meas­ures ad­op­ted since a state of emer­gency was de­clared in Spain and the up­dated reg­u­la­tion on each meas­ure fol­low­ing...
18/03/2020
COV­ID-19 | Guide on the ex­traordin­ary em­ploy­ment-re­lated meas­ures (Roy­al...
Our em­ploy­ment law spe­cial­ists provide an in-depth ana­lys­is of the em­ploy­ment meas­ures in­cluded in Span­ish Roy­al De­cree 8/2020 in­tro­du­cing ur­gent ex­traordin­ary meas­ures to ad­dress the eco­nom­ic and so­cial...
13/03/2020
COV­ID-19 | Em­ploy­ment & So­cial Se­cur­ity as­pects in Spain
In light of the COV­ID-19 out­break in Spain, our ex­pert team has pro­duced a de­tailed guide on all as­pects ran­ging from gov­ern­ment meas­ures to gen­er­al re­com­mend­a­tions and pro­to­cols for em­ploy­ers. 
27/05/2019
Em­ploy­ment And Pen­sions Alert | April-May 2019
Case law up­dates “De Diego Por­ras” case reaches its con­clu­sion: no en­ti­tle­ment to com­pens­a­tion upon ter­min­a­tion of a re­lief con­tract Com­pan­ies are not li­able for ac­ci­dents when an em­ploy­ee breaches...
22/05/2019
César Nav­arro and María José Ramos on the Span­ish new reg­u­la­tions for gender...
César Nav­arro & María José Ramos  On 8 March 2019 the Roy­al De­cree-Law on Ur­gent Meas­ures to Guar­an­tee Equal Treat­ment and Op­por­tun­it­ies for Wo­men and Men in Em­ploy­ment and Oc­cu­pa­tion (6/2019) came...
10/05/2019
Daily re­cord­ing of work­ing hours | May 2019
Our team of em­ploy­ment ex­perts has pre­pared a list of ques­tions and an­swers re­lat­ing to the re­cently passed Roy­al De­cree-law 8/2019 of 8 March on ur­gent so­cial pro­tec­tion meas­ures and the fight against...
28/03/2019
CMS Guide to Em­ploy­ment Is­sues in M&A Trans­ac­tions
CMS Em­ploy­ment Prac­tice Area Group is pleased to share with you the 2019 edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Em­ploy­ment Is­sues in M&A Trans­ac­tions.While mer­gers and ac­quis­i­tions (M&A) tend to be led by cor­por­ate...
03/02/2019
Em­ploy­ment and Pen­sions | News­let­ter | Feb­ru­ary 2019
Case law up­dates Le­git­im­acy of a dis­missal on dis­cip­lin­ary grounds for us­ing banned pro­grams on com­pany com­puters At­tend­ance bo­nuses must be in­cluded un­der hol­i­day pay Trans­fer of un­der­tak­ings dur­ing...
24/01/2019
Ex­pat re­gime in Spain
Un­der Span­ish em­ploy­ment law, wheth­er the post­ing of an em­ploy­ee takes place with­in the European Uni­on or if it in­volves a third coun­try is key. Re­gard­ing EU Mem­ber States, giv­en the free­dom of em­ploy­ees...