PM hires its new Employment area head from BDO

Samuel González has joined as a partner to lead the Employment practice that Pinsent Masons is launching in Madrid

With an extensive career in Labour and Employment Law from firms such as Cuatrecasas and Pérez-Llorca and the experience of having founded and managed his own professional practice, Samuel González joins the firm to address the growing need for pre-Litigation and Litigation Labour advice for domestic and foreign clients operating in Spain in key sectors for Pinsent Masons, such as Technology, Healthcare, Real Estate, Transport and Mobility, Infrastructure and Energy. He joins the firm from BDO, where he was director of the Labour & Employment area. Previously, he headed the Labour areas of  Benow Partners and Claude & Martz.

Diego Lozano, managing partner of Pinsent Masons’ Madrid office, commented: “We are delighted with the addition of Samuel and the expansion of our offering into Spanish Employment Law. Samuel adds value to Pinsent Masons’ overall proposition for its clients, with his extensive experience in providing Employment advice in multinational environments and a proven ability to build and lead teams. His addition reinforces our commitment to the growth of the Madrid office, covering all the needs of the Spanish market, in which we remain confident.”

Linda Jones, head of Pinsent Masons’ global Employment and Remuneration practice, said: “Samuel brings with him an international focus and a proven ability to understand his clients’ needs and help them implement them successfully. His appointment enhances our international Employment Law team, allowing us to grow our offering in Madrid and across our European network.”

Samuel Gonzalez (pictured), said: “Pinsent Masons is the perfect platform to serve the needs of all clients, especially at a time when there are so many challenges and opportunities in Employment Law. I am excited to be joining a project with so many possibilities for practice development and which will allow me to work with a great team of lawyers both in Spain and across Pinsent Masons’ global network.”

Desire Vidal