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Eduardo Gomez de Enterria

Eduardo Gómez de Enterría


Eduardo is Head of the Employment practice in Madrid.



Based in Madrid, Eduardo advises clients on recruitment and dismissal processes, negotiating collective agreements, health and safety, pension plans and incentive schemes.

He has extensive experience advising clients on corporate restructuring processes, both at a pan-European level for Spanish companies and for international companies with subsidiaries in Spain. He also advises Spanish companies with operations in Latin America.

Eduardo has defended corporate interests in the labour courts for matters including dismissal proceedings, challenges lodged against election processes and collective agreements, monetary claims and claims to assert rights.

As a consultant and adviser, he has developed and implemented specialised programmes in different sectors for ordinary collective negotiation processes, collective dismissals, corporate plans and staff management policies.

At an academic level, Eduardo delivers classes at the Instituto de Empresa on collective negotiation processes and corporate restructuring, and is an honorary professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He also delivers periodic training at institutions including the Asociación para el Progreso y Desarrollo, Expansión y Empleo, IESE Business School, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and the Spanish Treasury.

Eduardo’s experience includes advising:

  • Grupo Generali España on the negotiation of both company-level and sector-wide collective bargaining agreements; 
  • Agencia EFE on its viability plan and new collective bargaining agreement
  • Loewe on the development and negotiation of a viability plan
  • Thyssenkrupp on the development and negotiation of viability plans, closure of different installations and collective bargaining agreements
  • Indra Sistemas on complicated labour court cases.


Eduardo received a degree in law from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, specialising in employment law, social security, the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and negotiation strategy at a number of different institutions, including the Instituto de Empresa (IE), the Institute for International Research (IIR) and Harvard University in the United States.