Juan Antonio Sagardoy Bengoechea

Curriculum vitae

Juan Antonio Sagardoy is at present the Honorary Chairman of Sagardoy Abogados. He has been a member of the Madrid Bar Association since 1967, and is also a member of the Pamplona and Barcelona Bar Associations. Juan Antonio holds the Chair of Employment and Labour Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Additionally, in 2009 he was honoured with his appointment as permanent member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation and the Ibero-American Academy of Employment and Labour Law and Social Security. 

His extensive knowledge of law has led him to hold important positions, such as the Chair of the Euroforum Escorial University Institute. Between 1978 and 1981 he was the Director of the Institute of Social Studies. He was a member of the Board of the National Institute of Hydrocarbons for two years (1980-1982) and, during the same period, a member of the Board of Directors of Renfe. Between 1997 and 1999 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica.

Until 1999, Juan Antonio was also a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Labour Law and Social Security.

His prolonged professional career has earned him important accolades, such as the “Ladder of Success” award from the Ladder of Success Foundation, or the distinction as most influential individual in the area of Human Resources, which was awarded to him in 2007.

In 2012, he was named Best Lawyer in the Labour and Employment Law category by the influential American publication Best Lawyers.

He has also been decorated with the Grand Cross of St. Raymond of Peñafort, the Gold Medal of Merit in Work, and the Cross of Charles III the Noble by the Government of Navarre.

In addition, Juan Antonio Sagardoy often contributes articles to publications specialised in labour law and social security matters, and is a regular speaker at seminars and international congresses on employment and labour law.

Phone: +34 914 540 055

Office: Madrid

Idiomas: Español