Sonia Cortés is an experienced employment lawyer with particular experience advising on and addressing senior executive and boardroom disputes, recruitment practices, terms and conditions of employment, discrimination and harassment, termination of contracts and dismissals, the enforcement of post-termination obligations, transfer of undertakings on acquisition and disposal of businesses, restructuring projects and redundancies.

Sonia has close to 20 years of experience in managing large projects which are often of an international nature and encompass complex and highly sensitive business issues. She regularly provides strategic advice on restructuring situations.

Sonia advises on employment issues with a business-oriented approach and is noted for finding solutions to complex issues, often for multinational companies. With a history of acting for manufacturers and retailers, as well as companies in the IT, chemical and metal sectors, she is accomplished at providing commercial and pragmatic advice.

Sonia is recognized for her work in the field of Spanish Employment and Labour Law by leading international legal guides, including Chambers Europe, Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers in Employment.


  • Law Degree, University of Barcelona Faculty of Law, 1988
  • M.B.A., International Business School of Madrid, 1997


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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