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Eva Ceca


CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid

Eva Ceca is Counsel of the Employment and Pensions department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. She specialises in employment and Social Security law, with experience in ongoing labour advice, legal proceedings, collective dismissals, substantial modifications of working conditions and collective negotiation.

Her career has focused on providing legal advice to domestic and international enterprises on various employment-related matters such as the recruitment of employees and senior executives, restructuring processes, corporate policies and ethics codes, variable remuneration plans, employee relocation, objective and disciplinary dismissals, national and cross-border transfers of undertakings, outsourcing, trade unions, social security and occupational risk prevention.

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

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Relevant experience

  • Eva has advised sector-leading companies on a wide variety of matters, including Haitong Bank on its global restructuring programme affecting over 50% of its Spain-based employees, Savills on the employment-related implications of the acquisition of consultancy firm Aguirre Newman and ongoing legal advice, 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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  • 2010 - Graduate of Law and Business Administration and Management, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (Spain).
  • 2009 - EPSCI Programme, ESSEC Business School, Paris (France). 
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The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work in Spain
As a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and meas­ures put in place in re­sponse, coun­tries around the world – in­clud­ing Spain – have ad­op­ted new in­nov­a­tions in the area of em­ploy­ment in a bid to keep their...
The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work in Spain
As a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and meas­ures put in place in re­sponse, coun­tries around the world – in­clud­ing Spain – have ad­op­ted new in­nov­a­tions in the area of em­ploy­ment in a bid to keep...
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...
Gig work­ing, plat­form com­pan­ies and the fu­ture
State au­thor­it­ies and courts are weigh­ing in on the power of the Gig Eco­nomy: What will the out­come be?  Few forms of em­ploy­ment have im­pacted the mod­ern eco­nom­ies of the west­ern world as pro­foundly...
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...
CMS ad­vises Banco Sabadell on EUR 1 bil­lion agree­ment with IBM
CMS has ad­vised Banco Sabadell’s tech­no­logy sub­si­di­ary on a EUR 1 bil­lion agree­ment with IBM to trans­form its in­fra­struc­ture and delve fur­ther in­to di­git­al­isa­tion and the use of big data.  The ser­vice...
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...
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...
CMS ad­vises Sino­chem on the ac­quis­i­tion of Elix Poly­mers from Sun European...
CMS ad­vised Chinese group Sino­chem on the ac­quis­i­tion of Spain-based Elix Poly­mers for an en­ter­prise value of EUR195 mil­lion. Chem­ic­al con­glom­er­ate Sino­chem has an­nounced the pur­chase of Elix Poly­mers...
Em­ploy­ment And Pen­sions | News­let­ter | June 2018
Case law up­dates The CJEU has cla­ri­fied its view on the Diego Por­ras case: European law must be in­ter­preted as not pre­clud­ing na­tion­al le­gis­la­tion which does not provide for any com­pens­a­tion on ex­piry...
CMS Guide to La­bour Law in Cent­ral East­ern Europe
CMS Em­ploy­ment Prac­tice Area Group is de­lighted to present the new edi­tion of the guide cov­er­ing main as­pects of the la­bour law in four­teen jur­is­dic­tions in the Cent­ral East­ern Europe (CEE).The CEE has...
Em­ploy­ment And Pen­sions | News­let­ter | Feb­ru­ary 2018
Case law up­dates Vi­ol­a­tion of the right to pri­vacy for ob­tain­ing im­ages from a hid­den cam­era Ex­ist­ence of in­dir­ect dis­crim­in­a­tion in ob­ject­ive dis­missals due to ab­sences A dis­missal is de­clared null...