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Ana Higuera Garrido

 

 

Ana Higuera. Lawyer. Lecturer at Universidad Pontificia Comillas -ICADE- since 1998 and at IE Law School since 2004.

Secretary of the board of the MásHumano Foundation.

Lawyer at Uría Menéndez (1997-2014) leading all type of matters related to her area of expertise: negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, collective redundancy processes, top executives, non-compete agreements, transfer of undertakings, flexi remuneration systems, harassment claims, damages claims based on breach of constitutional rights, amongst others.

Regular collaborator in legal projects with social entities, particularly notably as Coordinator of the “Study on the care of children with serious illness” in which the enactment of a new subsidy to allow working parents to look after their children during temporary periods of severe illness was proposed. The new law is effective since 1 January 2011.

Law Degree at Universidad Pontificia ComillasICADELetrado Asesor de Empresas (E-1) 1996 and Diploma in Employment law in Escuela de Práctica Jurídica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1998.

Member of the Spanish Forum of Employment Lawyers (Forelab) and of the European Employment Lawyers’ Association (EELA).

She has published several works and articles being remarkable the coordination of the “Study about the care of children with a serious illness: a law proposal” selected and financed by the Social Protection Investigation Fund of the Labour Ministry –Fondo de Investigación para la Protección Social del Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social- in 2010.

Selected by the Presidency of the Madrid Community to participate with other 100 women in the publication “Voces”, to commemorate the International Labour Day in 2010.

Ranked in Chambers and Best Lawyers directories as leading lawyer for several years.

Contact: ahiguera@fundacionpombo.org