Blanca Mercado

KPMG Abogados hires new senior manager for its labour area

KPMG Abogados has hired Blanca Mercado (pictured), until now director of this area at Ceca Magán, as the new senior manager of the labour and employment department.

Mercado holds a law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid and a master’s degree in private law from the Bar Association. She has also collaborated in comparative law research at the Universitá degli Studi Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples.

During his 25 years of professional experience, Mercado has specialised in litigation and collective bargaining processes, such as EREs, ERTEs, equality plans or time registration, among others.

She has spent most of her career at Ceca Magán, where she joined as a lawyer in 2007, in 2012 she was appointed head of the labour department of the Barcelona office and, five years later, she was promoted to the position of director of the same area in the Madrid office.

She has also developed her professional career in other law firms, such as Studio Legale D’Amato Associati, based in Italy, and Santiago Mediano Abogados, where she specialised in intellectual property, procedural law and litigation.

Irina Wakstein