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Maza, Ester

Ester Maza

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Madrid S.L.P.

Biography

Ester Maza is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Madrid office, where she practices in employment law. Prior to joining the Firm in 2000, she worked as a legal adviser to Kronsa Internacional S.A. She has served as associate professor of employment law at Carlos III University Law School in Madrid since 2005. She also regularly lectures in several executive and post-graduate masters programs at different prestigious institutions. Ms. Maza has participated in the drafting and updating of various employment-related Ediciones Francis Lefèbvre publications. She also regularly contributes articles to specialized employment and HR-related journals.

Practice Focus

Ms. Maza regularly advises clients on labor, employment and benefits, including equity-related benefits; negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, redundancy processes, and collective modification of employment conditions; employment litigation; industrial disputes and union related matters such as works council elections, union recognition and disputes, European Works Councils; occupational health and safety matters; employment- and pension-related issues in mergers and acquisitions; employee benefits, remuneration and executive compensation; executive termination; employment taxation; and pensions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Madrid Bar Association - Member
  • Employment Law Advisor's Forum (FORELAB) - Member
  • Young Lawyers Association - Member

Admissions

  • Madrid~Spain (1998)

Education

  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (Diploma Private Law) (1999)
  • University Autonoma de Madrid (Ph.D. Private (Civil and Employment) Law) (1999)
  • University Autonoma de Madrid (Law ) (1997)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish