Alfonso Suárez

Alfonso-Suarez

OF COUNSEL

ESPECIALIDADES

Laboral

CONTACTO

Idiomas: Inglés y castellano

Asistente: Naiara Egurrola
egurrola@araozyrueda.com

Alfonso Suárez se incorporó como socio del Departamento Laboral de Araoz & Rueda en 2005, tras haber llevado la dirección del Departamento Laboral del despacho Suárez Migoyo desde 1980-2004.

Alfonso tiene una dilatada experiencia en el asesoramiento en toda clase de asuntos de ámbito laboral: due diligences laboral, despidos colectivos e individuales, modificación sustancial de condiciones, convenios de negociación colectiva, expedientes de regulación de empleo, asesoramiento en derecho laboral a empresas en concurso de acreedores, contratación de altos directivos, implantación de políticas de empleo y salarios, etc. Igualmente tiene gran experiencia en asuntos litigiosos derivada de su actuación ante Juzgados y Tribunales, así como organismos públicos estatales y autonómicos. 

«Recommended Individual«en Laboral en Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA y Best Lawyers en todas sus ediciones desde 2007 hasta la última edición en 2019.

Formación

  • Licenciado en Derecho por la Universidad de Oviedo.
  • Asesoramiento a multinacional fabricante de materiales cerámicos para la construcción en la reestructuración de plantillas de trabajadores en diversos centros de trabajo en todo el territorio nacional.
  • Asesoramiento a empresa fabricante de productos químicos aromáticos y perfumería en la contratación de altos directivos.
  • Asesoramiento a empresa líder española en la fabricación y distribución de perlas artificiales y bisutería en la defensa de sus intereses frente a las reclamaciones de trabajadores en distintos juzgados y tribunales del territorio nacional.
  • Asesoramiento a empresa líder en servicios de vending en la reciente reestructuración de sus plantillas en diversos centros de trabajo en todo el territorio nacional.
  • Asesoramiento a grupo de empresas dedicado a la distribución e importación de maquinaría diversa en los distintos procedimientos judiciales ante Juzgados y Tribunales de justicia, así como en expediente de suspensión de contratos de trabajo.
  • Asesoramiento a grupo de empresas líder en la venta de muebles y decoración para el hogar en la reestructuración de su plantilla.
Chambers Europe Guide 2019 – Laboral

Araoz & Rueda's Alfonso Suárez offers expertise in negotiations with unions, individual dismissals and the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Sources recommend him for his "exceptional management of labour law and extreme sensitivity to the needs of the client." According to clients, Clara Mañoso of Araoz & Rueda is "extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with." She supports clients in the negotiation of working conditions and in collective dismissals.

Chambers Europe Guide 2019
Best Lawyers 2019 – AS

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2019
The EMEA Legal 500 2019 – Laboral

Araoz & Rueda has ‘significant expertise’ in the sector and provides ‘personal attention with detailed analysis of the situation and associated risks’. The ‘knowledgeable and effective’ practice is led by counsel Alfonso Suárez, who is particularly experienced in contentious employment matters. The team recently assisted Consolis Group with the closure of its Spanish branch, and represented the US Department of Justice in a dispute with Comisiones Obreras, related to the collective dismissal of a group of workers from the Rota naval base. Other key clients include DHL, Grupo Avanza and Alvana Ventures.

The EMEA Legal 500 2019
Best Lawyers 2018 – AS

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2018
Chambers Europe Guide 2018 – Laboral

What the team is known for most active on the implementation of redundancy plans and on related litigation. Advises on the negotiation and execution of senior management contracts and handles due diligence in support of M&A transactions, particularly for companies in the food and beverage sector. Clients value the team for its "capacity, extensive knowledge and real accessibility." One source says: "They advised us skilfully on countless doubts or requests we had and they accompanied us whenever necessary." Work highlights Acted for Grupo Emperador on the labour aspects of its acquisition of a brandy distillery in Jerez de la Frontera. Alfonso Suárez assists with corporate transactions, claims brought by trade unions and issues relating to the hiring and termination of senior management. He is valued for his "very high technical knowledge, effectiveness and client service," with one source adding: "He has a calm presence and facilitates reaching agreements." Clara Mañoso has experience in litigation and advising on the employment aspects of transactions. Clients report: "Clara is decisive, effective and establishes arguments with conviction, as well as being polite, respectful and good at anticipating any possible situations in advance."

Chambers Europe Guide 2018
The EMEA Legal 500 2018 – Laboral

Araoz & Rueda is regularly instructed by clients in the retail, spirit and food sectors, on contentious and non-contentious matters. In the finance space, it recently acted for Spanish-based private equity fund Black Toro Capital on labour matters relating to its acquisition of Marypaz. Of counsel Alfonso Suárez, who has ‘exceptional knowledge, solid experience and commercial skills’, heads the team.

The EMEA Legal 500 2018
Best Lawyers 2017 – ASM

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2017
Chambers Europe Guide 2017 – Laboral

Most active on the implementation of redundancy plans and on related litigation. Also handles due diligence in support of M&A transactions. Strengths: clients are impressed by the firm’s “ability to negotiate with the unions and provide good advice in difficult situations”. “They are thorough in their advice but are also practical in that they don’t allow excessive detail to affect the practicality of their service”. Clients praise Alfonso Suárez’s negotiation skills and say that he “goes the extra mile to support my business in terms of providing relevant practical information”. He acted for Pelican Rouge Coffee Solutions on a redundancy procedure and on negotiations for the modification of working conditions.

Chambers Europe Guide 2017
The EMEA Legal 500 2017 – Laboral

Alfonso Suárez heads the team at Araoz & Rueda, which recently advised Brightstar 2010 Mobile on two redundancy procedures involving over 100 employees. Other clients include the Becara Group, Orpea Group and British Foods.

The EMEA Legal 500 2017
Best Lawyers 2016

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2016
Chambers Europe Guide 2016, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda retains an impressive list of clients including family businesses and companies from the food industry. Offers services from M&A-related matters to advice on employee handbooks, all kinds of dismissals and protection of trade secrets, with a broad litigation practice. “The high degree of partner involvement in the matters really stands out”. "Our satisfaction is utmost: the response time, empathy and involvement in each of the matters dealt with is very professional”. Recommended for negotiation of contracts, litigation and workforce restructuring, Alfonso Suárez ”understands clients' needs to perfection." Sources comment that he is "quick, efficient, professional and a great negotiator”.

Chambers Europe Guide 2016
Best Lawyers 2015

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2015
Chambers Europe Guide 2015, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

"I cannot praise the lawyers highly enough; they are always absolutely clear, precise and punctual". Alfonso Suárez often assists Spanish clients with collective dismissals and company restructurings. He is also known among peers for his supporting role on corporate transactions.

Chambers Europe Guide 2015
The EMEA Legal 500 2015, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda's "response times are excellent" and "clients' needs are understood". The firm is "extremely knowledgeable in employment matters" and is "great value for money". Alfonso Suárez is the name to note.

The EMEA Legal 500 2015
Best Lawyers 2014

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2014
Chambers Europe Guide 2014, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

“The lawyers show rigour, make a deep analysis of all different perspectives and are always at your service”. Alfonso Suárez is singled out for his experience in collective redundancies.

Chambers Europe Guide 2014
The EMEA Legal 500 2014, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda’s advised Becara on a workforce restructuring, and acted for Chanel in proceedings over the termination of contracts. Alfonso Suárez is recommended.

The EMEA Legal 500 2014
Best Lawyers 2013

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2013
Chambers Europe Guide 2013, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Sources say: "Great level of partner attention. The lawyers are always there for us and provide constant support." Alfonso Suárez leads the team. One client described him as "hands-on, completely available and solution-oriented. I feel comfortable and well protected with him."

Chambers Europe Guide 2013
The EMEA Legal 500 2013, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda’s recent mandates include advising a confectionery supplier on restructuring, including redundancies, suspensions and modification of employment conditions. Alfonso Suárez is the key contact and is recommended.

The EMEA Legal 500 2013
Best Lawyers 2012

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2012
Chambers Europe Guide 2012, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

The compact employment team at this full-service Spanish firm receives consistent praise from market observers and peers. Sources say: "Excellent knowledge, fast and great in negotiations". Practice head Alfonso Suárez is "highly experienced and meticulous. He has a lot of initiative and is outstanding in court".

Chambers Europe Guide 2012
The EMEA Legal 500 2012, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda's small but robust practice is led by Alfonso Suárez, "a true star" and "one of the best lawyers in his field in Spain".

The EMEA Legal 500 2012
Best Lawyers 2011

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2011
Chambers Europe Guide 2011, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Sources say: "The relationship with this firm is magnificent, there are no time delays and the partners are always available". Alfonso Suárez is a well-respected employment lawyer and enjoys a strong reputation in the market.

Chambers Europe Guide 2011
Best Lawyers 2010

Incluido en la lista de "Mejores Abogados de España" en Laboral.

Best Lawyers 2010
Chambers Europe Guide 2010, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

The employment department at this reputed Spanish firm has particular strength in regulations and dismissals but advises on all employment issues, including implementation of workforce restructuring plans, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and contentious labour conflicts. Department head Alfonso Suárez has extensive experience in the field and is admired by clients for his "deep knowledge of the law and great skills in court."

Chambers Europe Guide 2010
The EMEA Legal 500 2010, “Recommended Individual” en Laboral

Araoz & Rueda´s labour department is praised for its "excellent client care, fast responsive and robust advice." "It clearly stands out among other firms in Spain", say clients. The labour team is led by the "knowledgeable, responsive and thorough" Alfonso Suárez.

The EMEA Legal 500 2010
Chambers Europe Guide 2009, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Department head Alfonso Suárez is described as "a master in his field" and is highly regarded for his preparation on a case and close ties with his clients.

Chambers Europe Guide 2009
Chambers Europe Guide 2008, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

“The firm always delivers value for money and is punctual” say observers. “Vastly experienced” Alfonso Suárez is praised by clients for his “splendid strategy during trials”.

Chambers Europe Guide 2008
Chambers Europe Guide 2007, «Recommended Individual» en Laboral

Important Spanish corporate clients unanimously recommend the labour law practice of this firm. Interviewees valued the team´s “experience and excellent job co-ordinating international employment issues” and praised the lawyers´ “exhaustive analytical methodology, negotiating skills and capacity to meet strict deadlines”. Partner Alfonso Suárez leads the firm´s employment practice and collected market praise for his “outstanding preparation, track record and detailed analysis of the issues.”

Chambers Europe Guide 2007

«Delimitación entre el despido colectivo y el despido objetivo individual. Cómputo de los 90 días del artículo 51.1 del Estatuto de los Trabajadores» (Sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de 23 de abril de 2012; número de recurso 2724/2011)

Publicación: Anuario Laboral 2013 (Wolters Kluwer)
Autores: Alfonso Suárez y Clara Mañoso
Fecha: Julio 2013

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«Nulidad del despido colectivo por vulneración del principio de buena fe durante le período de consultas (Sentencia de la Audiencia Nacional de 25 de julio de 2012; número de procedimiento 109/2012)»

Publicación: Anuario Laboral 2013 (Wolters Kluwer)
Autores: Alfonso Suárez y Clara Mañoso
Fecha: Julio 2013

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«El cese como administrador único no supone que se reanude la anterior relación laboral especial, salvo que exista pacto o norma convencional que lo prevea. Sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de 24 de Mayo de 2011; núm. de Recurso 1427/2010»

Publicación: Anuario Laboral 2012 (Editorial Wolters Kluwer)
Autores: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: 2012

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«Aplicación del régimen de subrogación del artículo 44 del Estatuto de los Trabajadores al contrato de alta dirección. Sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de 27 de Septiembre de 2011; núm. de Recurso 4146/2010»

Publicación: Anuario Laboral 2012 (Editorial Wolters Kluwer)
Autores: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: 2012

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«Doctrina definitiva»

Publicación: Suplemento Fiscalia del períodico Expansión
Autores: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: Septiembre 2011

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Puntos laborales críticos. Actuación ante la crisis

Organiza: Instituto de Fomento Empresarial (IFE)
Ponente: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: 2 de marzo de 2011

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Tratamiento jurídico-laboral de las reestructuraciones de empresa

Organiza: Instituto de Fomento Empresarial (IFE)
Ponente: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: 5 de octubre de 2010

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Defensa estratégica de la empresa contra el mobbing

Organiza: Instituto de Fomento Empresarial (IFE)
Ponente: Alfonso Suárez
Fecha: 23 de junio de 2010

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