Irene Santiago


Specialised in labour law, she develops her professional practice in advising all type of labour matters, prevention of occupational hazards and social security, both of Spanish and foreign clients regarding employment agreements, remuneration schemes, stock option plans, senior management, transnational secondment of employees, residence and working permits, as well as the legal assistance to both companies and employees in all type of employment disputes and litigation, representing them before labour courts and in out-of-court proceedings.

She has participated in organizational changes and several commercial transactions (mergers, divisions, separations, contributions of business activity, outsourcing processes, etc.) due diligence procedures, as well as, in proceedings of modifying employees’ work conditions and disciplinary measures, carrying out dismissals and sanctions.


  • Santiago de Compostela University: Degree in Law
  • Higher Institute of Law and Economy (Barcelona): Master’s Degree specialized in labour law
  • Member of the Illustrious Bar Association of Barcelona

Practice areas


  • Spanish
  • Galician
  • English