Abdón Pedrajas Littler, a leading labour law firm, has hired Victoria Villanueva as a partner in the firm’s Valencia office. Her appointment comes a year after the launch of the firm’s new office in Valencia, which opened its doors in April last year under the management of Javier Molina, until then Cuatrecasas’ labour partner in Valencia.
Villanueva is an expert in labour law and labour relations. Specifically, she specialises in advising on recruitment policies, senior management and compensation and benefits, as well as the implementation of other remuneration systems, such as productivity incentives and flexible remuneration. She also has extensive experience in labour design and implementation in all phases of a company’s life, both in family businesses and in group and international environments, where she has advised on numerous expatriation processes.
Throughout his professional career, he has advised on a multitude of corporate restructuring processes, both in mergers and acquisitions as they affect employees, and in relation to the internal resizing of workforces. Likewise, during her career, she has participated in the planning and negotiation of measures to make labour relations more flexible in companies in the industrial and service sectors, especially in the health sector.
Villanueva is also a regular lecturer and speaker at various forums and business schools on aspects related to labour relations, and has participated on numerous occasions in the drafting of monographs specialising in labour and comparative law.
Antonio Pedrajas, managing partner of Abdón Pedrajas Littler, reaffirms the firm’s commitment to the Valencia office, “a strategic region for the development and growth of the firm”. He adds that “the incorporation of Victoria will further boost the quality of the service provided to our clients both in their local interests and in the rest of Spain and other countries, thanks to her extensive knowledge of the region and the Valencian legal market”.
In the same vein, Javier Molina, managing partner of the Valencia office, highlights “Victoria’s experience in all areas of labour law, her knowledge of the local market, as well as her commitment to the client, which is why her incorporation is excellent news for the firm in this stage of growth and consolidation of the firm in the region”.