Mr Juan José Hita Fernández > Augusta Abogados > Barcelona, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Augusta Abogados
Vía Augusta 252, 4ª - 08017 Barcelona

Work Department

Practice Area: Labour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Health and Biotechnology / Transport and logistics


Partner of Augusta Abogados
  • Advises in all employment law topics, industrial relations and employment litigation. He specializes in large restructurings, complex negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, litigation implementation of remuneration schemes, pension plans and expatriates.
  • He has a solid reputation in the analysis of employment issues arising from local or international complex corporate transactions with particular emphasis on transfers and/or reorganizations of workforce, substantial amendment on terms of employment and geographical mobility, etc.



  • He started his professional career as labour advisor at the U.G.T. Trade Union in February 1994.
  • He was a lawyer at the Employment Department in the law firm Gide & Loef until joining Clifford Chance in June 1999 where he took responsibility for the labour department, as counsel, until September 2010.
  • At present, he is a partner at AUGUSTA ABOGADOS.
  • Recommended as leading practitioner in employment law by Legal 500 and Chambers Europe, among other.

Publications & Conferences

  • Founder and main coordinator of the forum on employment matters “Debates Laborales” together with Manpower group and the main employers’ association in Catalonia (“Foment del Treball”).
  • Frequent Speaker at the main senior executive’s association in Spain (“AED”) on employment matters.
  • He is a regular speaker in seminars at the International Bar Association regarding to employment aspects.


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Catalan


  • Admitted to the Barcelona Bar Association (1995).
  • Admitted to the Madrid Bar Association (2017).
  • Mediator at the Catalonian Labour Tribunal (TLC).
  • Lecturer on Employment Law at the University of Barcelona.
  • EELA’s Member (European Employment Lawyers Association).
  • FORELAB’s Partner (Spanish Labour Relations Association).
  • Frequent Speaker at the main senior executive’s association in Spain (“AED”) on employment matters.


  • Law Degree from University of Barcelona (1994).
  • Master on Human Resources Management at “Centro de Estudios Financieros”.