José Luis Valverde


Head of the labour department of Devesa Abogados, he has extensive experience in providing ongoing legal advice to companies from different sectors and business areas, having been involved not only in assisting in the resolution of the day-to-day legal and labour problems of clients in the private sector, but also in public or semi-public companies.

He has assisted and intervened satisfactorily in collective bargaining processes, such as those corresponding to the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements at provincial level, having assisted, advised and intervened in defence of employers in the procedures of Employment Regulation Files (ERE’s) and Temporary Employment Regulation Files (ERTE’s) for different reasons of force majeure, or objective reasons of an economic, organisational, technical or productive nature, equality plans, etc.


  • Graduate in Law from the University of Alicante. 
  • Partner in charge of the labour department of Devesa Abogados (2017 – present).
  • Specialist in Labour Insolvency Law by Wolters Kluwer.
  • Recognition in various directories in the “Labour Law” category (Iberian Lawyer – Lawyer of the year)
  • Associate Professor Fundesem Business School – Business School: Master’s Programme in Labour Consultancy for Companies (2019-2021).
  • Associate Professor Fundación Empresa Universidad de Alicante (FUNDEUN): Higher Programme in Labour Relations (2022-present).