(52 55) 5261 0400
lalvarez@basham.com.mx

Luis Antonio Álvarez Cervantes

Labor and employment/ Labour Consulting and Litigation
Partner

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Partner specializing in labor litigation and consulting for local and foreign clients with 15 years of extensive experience. Practice includes labor audits and reviews related to individual and collective labor relations. Development and establishment of procedures for the administration of labor relations in general, including hiring, disciplinary measures, labor discrimination, changes in working conditions, profit sharing and structures for its proper payment, structuring compensation schemes including stock options and/or similar figures, as well as the execution of terminations of employment contracts for all types of workers, including high-level executives. Defense of individual conflicts before the Conciliation and Arbitration Boards throughout Mexico and filing of amparo lawsuits before District Courts and Collegiate Circuit Courts and Lawsuits for Ownership of Collective Bargaining Agreements. Collective conflicts due to strike notices, collective bargaining agreement signing, and strikes for review or violation of the collective bargaining agreement. Provision of update courses to companies.

He has also worked in various law firms, such as Álvarez Salinas Abogados, S.C., Thompson & Knight Abogados, S.C., DLA Piper México, S.C., and Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

PRO BONO

He has supported non-profit companies in labor law matters, such as: Appleseed, The Clinton ́s Foundation and The Nature Conservancy.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

December 2012. Alert regarding the relevant changes to the Federal Labour Law Reform aimed at Mexican, US and European companies.

Teaching courses since April 2013 to date at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, ITAM (MBA) on the subject of labor law.

He has also given courses to companies and senior executives on labour law issues

RECOGNITIONS

Recognised since 2015 as an outstanding lawyer in the Labour area by the international publication, Best Lawyers.

Special mention in the Chambers and Partners 2012 directory, as a leading lawyer.

EDUCATION

Universidad Panamericana, Labor Law Specialty (2009).

Universidad Intercontinental, Law Degree (2007).