Professor of Labour Law and Social Security, Complutense University of Madrid.
Appointed Magistrate of the Constitutional Court in 1998.
The first woman president of the Constitutional Court between 2004 and 2011.
She has taught on various graduate programs and master’s degrees, as well as specialist courses in several Spanish and foreign universities.
A member of the Managing Committee and vice-rector of International and Institutional Relations at the Charles III University of Madrid.
She has been a member of the Council of the Bartolomé de las Casas Institute of Political Sciences and Human Rights.
Academic director of the European Institute of Industrial Relations at the Charles III University of Madrid.
At the request of the Government, she was a member of the group of policy experts in labour law that drafted the law governing stable part-time employment.
She has been a member of several groups of high-level experts from the European Union.
She is the author of numerous publications and essays on matters within her area of expertise.
She is director of the journal “Relaciones Laborales”.
Among other awards:
“12th Pelayo Award for Jurists of Recognised Prestige” (2006).
Special Honorary Award for a prestigious career in the legal-labour area, awarded by the National Association of Labour Lawyers (2007).
Honorary Member and Gold Medal of the National Association of Labour Lawyers (2008).