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Mireia Sabaté

Baker & McKenzie Barcelona S.L.P.


Mireia Sabate is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Barcelona office. She practices mainly in the areas of labour and employment law. Ms. Sabate also regularly teaches at universities, having lectured on labour institutions and litigation at ESADE Law School in Barcelona, and conducted training on employment termination at ISDE (Higher Education Law and Economic Institute). She is teaching courses on social security law at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Ms. Sabate has also provided training in equity law at the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, and on the free transfer of employees at the Barcelona Bar Association.

Practice Focus

Ms. Sabate regularly counsels on employment relationships (whether ordinary or of a special nature), employment contracts, individual and collective terminations (including top executives), implementation of restructuring plans, and designing and negotiating collective bargaining agreements, non-competition and other typical agreements, labour law issues in connection with due diligence matters, variable compensation plans, stock option plans and codes of conduct. She also focuses on labour litigation, social security matters, risk prevention, diversity law and human resources. She has participated in the design and implementation of a number of internal human resources policies of different clients).

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Barcelona Bar Association


  • Barcelona~Spain (2001)


  • EADA (Master's Degree Human Resources Management) (2011)
  • E.S.A.D.E. (LL.M.) (2001)
  • E.S.A.D.E. (Master's Degree Business Law)
  • Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) (Degree Labour Sciences)


  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Author, “Flexible Employees or Slave Labour,” La Vanguardia, 2012

Presenter, “General Employment Issues,” Joan Amat Consulting, December 2011

Participant, RAC 1, March 2011

Contributor, El Observatorio de RRHH, 2008, 2010, 2011

Presenter, “Labour Reform,” Baker McKenzie, Barcelona, June 2010

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