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Cristina Samaranch

Partner, Barcelona

Cristina has had a long productive career in Employment Law. She specializes in collective negotiations and company restructuring.


With almost 30 years of experience, Cristina is an expert in company and industry-specific collective negotiations, company restructuring, outsourcing and service internationalization. She has acted in representation and defense before the National Court and the High Courts of Justice, for both individual and collective procedures. 

Cristina Samaranch has also designed training programs for directors, managers, area managers and HR technicians. Before joining DWF-RCD, she occupied a senior role in the Labor and Employment area of KPMG consulting firm, which she joined from Cusan Abogados, a leader law firm in the Spanish market for Employment Law and Labor Relations.


  • Member of the Board, Illustrious College of Lawyers Barcelona (ICAB) (1997-2003)


  • Chambers & Partners, Employment 2021

“With Cristina by your side you always feel that you are making the right decisions.” 

  • Chambers & Partners, Europe Spain 2019

“A skilled negotiator who makes herself respected by union leaders.”