Álvaro Navarro > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID

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Álvaro Navarro is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2003 and specialises in employment and social security law.

Álvaro has extensive experience in advising Spanish and foreign companies on labour law issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring transactions and redundancy procedures. He has also participated in the adoption of measures related to internal flexibility.

Álvaro advises on employment contracts, including employment contracts for senior executives, collective bargaining agreements, salary and benefits policies and employee codes of conduct.

He also advises Spanish and foreign companies on immigration matters.

A substantial part of Álvaro’s practice involves advising clients on their employment disputes, representing them in court and in the negotiation of out-of-court settlements. He also has extensive experience in the preparation of labour and social security reports and audits.




  • Madrid Bar Association


  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), 2001
  • Master’s Degree in Business Legal Practice, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, 2002
  • Diploma in Labour Law Practice, Escuela de Práctica Jurídica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Employment

(Rising stars)

Álvaro NavarroUría Menéndez

The employment practice at Uría Menéndez has had a key role in the host of matters flooding the Spanish market during the pandemic, leading advice in major litigation, restructurings and mass redundancies. On the disputes side, one of the standout cases through 2020 and 2021 saw practice head Mario Barros representing travel technology company Amadeus in a precedent-setting challenge to an employee dismissal that went to the Supreme Court. Other contacts to note include collective bargaining expert Sergio Ponce, and head of the employment team in Barcelona, Juan Reyes. Alongside him, Ana Alós  assists with collective agreements and dismissals, temporary suspensions of employment and the employment law aspects of M&A. Counsel Álvaro Navarro receives client praise for his ‘clear, concise and practical‘ advice.