María José Sánchez joins FORNESA as labour partner

FORNESA ABOGADOS is pleased to announce that María José Sánchez has joined us as a partner of our firm. After an internship with Clifford Chance, María José joined the labour department at Landwell-PWC Tax&Legal in 2001, where she developed the greater part of her brilliant career, finally becoming the Director of Labour of their Barcelona office.

María José has a solid reputation with the Catalan labour market and has taken part in matters of relevance for both national and international clients, in the public as well as the private sector, advising on all types of labour relations matters. She possesses a solid experience in litigation before Labour Jurisdiction, in collective redundancy procedures and in providing labour advice in commercial and corporate restructuring. Furthermore, she is an expert in Labour Law and Social Security for expats/inpats, as well as in the Prevention of Occupational Risk. María José is a Law graduate from the University of Seville, has a Master in Legal Advice to Companies from the IE, an EMBA from ESADE and is an academic collaborator with a number of teaching organisations.

María José joins the labour department at FORNESA ABOGADOS which is led by Juan José Hita, who highlights María José great personal and professional qualities. This addition to the team represents a milestone in the development and consolidation of the department and of the firm in general, with an aim of being a key player in the labour law advice sector. María José will also contribute to the development of the international labour lawyers’ network Innangard ( in which FORNESA ABOGADOS was an original member.