Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR About Aurora Sanz Aurora Sanz joined GTA in 2014, as Labour & Employment Partner in Spain. Aurora brings over 23 years of experience providing legal advice to large and medium companies of different sectors, as i.e. pharmaceutical, FMGC, hotel trade, ports, contact centers, and retail. Before joining Grant Thornton, she worked for 13 years at Baker & McKenzie Law Firm as Partner and at European Legal Advisors Law Firm for 5 years as a Lawyer. Aurora is graduated in Law by Pompeu Fabra University and studied a Master Degree in EU Law by the Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona. She also cursed a Master in Prevention of Occupational Risks offered by the Universidad Politécnica of Cataluña, a special course of Women on Board at IESE, and a PDG at IESE. Aurora is member of the BAR association of Barcelona, Vocal of the Advisory Board of “Món Jurídic” BAR publication, member of FORELAB (Spanish Professional Employment Association). She collaborates as an associated professor in UIC. Member of the ESASE Law School Professional Advisory Board. She is also, President of the Labour Commission of AIAL Association. Aurora lives in Barcelona with her husband and their three daughters, two of them twins. Areas of Expertise Aurora’s expertise is specialist in labor “Compliance”, top executives’ remuneration policies, HR policies, reductions in force, labor litigation, equality & diversity, and prevention of labor risks, mainly psychosocial risks. Firm Profile We’re a network of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms, made up of 53,000 people in 135 countries. And we’re here to help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth. The Grant Thornton firms assist multinationals, quoted companies, family businesses and private and public organisations to realise their growth potential and improve, by giving advice that adds value and is practical and forward-looking to meet the challenges of each business. Proactive teams and accessible partners apply their knowledge, analytical capacity, experience and instinct to understand the complexities of each client and help them to find solutions. All our member firms work towards a shared global strategy and our people and our services are built around our clients’ locations, service needs and industries. Collaboration and coordination across the geographic, service-line/industry matrix enables us to provide the personalized attention and high level of client service for which Grant Thornton is known. As a matter of fact, Grant Thornton has over 35 International Business Centres (IBC) across the globe, one of which is in Spain, allowing our clients to access global and specialized services from a single contact point. The IBCs act as a gateway to the resources of Grant Thornton globally, and are led by experts in international business, familiar with servicing clients globally across our member firm network and they coordinate this expertise to serve clients across borders, which enables us to fully comply with our multinational client’s expectations. 33 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM Spain Grant Thornton

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