Vidal Galindo has advised international and local clients in employment law for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience in a range of labor law issues, particularly collective matters, negotiations, complex litigation, and coordination of international projects. Vidal leads the Labor & Employment Practice team in Jones Day's Madrid Office.
Vidal regularly advises multinational clients on the labor aspects of cross-border corporate and financial transactions. His client representations include companies operating in numerous sectors, including industrial, automotive, telecommunications, life sciences, health care, insurance, and tobacco.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Vidal was a member and adviser of the negotiating body in the first mass redundancy carried out by a Spanish public company that affected more than 4,000 employees and concluded with a successful agreement. In addition, he advised on several collective dismissals in Spain by a multinational firm engaged in the manufacture and commercialization of kitchen appliances and bathroom products; represented a leading manufacturer in court in a collective claim that was filed by a number of employees asking for several million euros; and represented a leading engineering services company in court in a claim filed by a top executive requesting a severance payment of several million euros.
Vidal has been a professor of employment law at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He is a regular speaker at employment law conferences. He also has authored several labor-related articles and collaborated on many other publications.
Daily Registration of Employee Working Time in the European Union: Practical Recommendations for Employers
- Enero 2019
Suspenso de los bufetes a las reformas del Gobierno en materia laboral. Cinco Días
- 29 de noviembre, 2018
Pruebas obtenidas en investigaciones a empleados: estado actual desde una perspectiva laboral, penal y de protección de datos. Impacto de los nuevos derechos digitales.
- Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social (European Institute of Health and Social Welfare) (Master's in Health and Safety Management of Companies 2007); Instituto de Empresa (Advanced Program in Employment Law 2006); Universidad Complutense de Madrid (DEA/Advanced Degree in Procedural Law 2001; Law Degree 1999)
- Member 66351 of the Madrid Bar Association
Acritas Star Lawyer (2021)
Named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer (February 2022)
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