Pedro F. Rabanal Carbajo

Category: Professor and writer
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After studying Secondary Education, he took a degree in Law at the University of Alcalá de Henares in 1990 and a doctor’s degree in September 1993, presenting his doctoral thesis La Intervención de la Administración en la Negociación Colectiva. Afterwards, he did a postgraduate course on Juridical Practice, organised by the Faculty of law and the Bar Association. He has been working as a Professor of Labour Law and Social Security at Vigo University since June 1999 and is the dean of the Faculty of Law in Ourense (Vigo) since 1st June 2003. He was also the arbiter of the Galician Agreement for the extrajudicial Solution of Labour Conflicts, vicedean of the Faculty of Law (Vigo University) from 26th May 2000 to 31st May 2003, deputy magistrate at the Court of Justice of Madrid, main researcher in the project of the Xunta de Galicia PGIDT99PXI38101A, 1999-2001, temporary Professor at Vigo University from February 1997 to May 1999, Professor in the Faculty of Law (Vigo University) during the academic year 1996-1997, lawyer at CUATRECASAS ABOGADOS from April to August 1995 and collaborator of CUATRECASAS ABOGADOS from November 1999 to February 2000. He also collaborated with the Ministry of Work and Social Security in the Jurisprudence section and Professor of Labour Work and Social Security at the University of Alcalá de Henares in the academic year 1996-1997.

 Work & Activities

He published the following books: Negociación Colectiva y Administración, published by the Centre of Judicial Studies and Complutense University, 1994, Derecho del trabajo and Derecho de Seguridad Social (in collaboration with J. M. del Valle Villar), Institute of Spanish Auditors, 2000, Los principios inspiradores del proceso laboral (in collaboration with M.A. Luelmo Millán), McGraw-Hill, 1999, Guia Práctica de Legislación Laboral, in collaboration with José Manuel del Valle and José Luis Gil (Professors of Labour Law), A.C.A.R.L., 1995, Guía jurídica para altos cargos, (in collaboration with Pilar Cavero Mestre), Cinco días, 2000, Los contratos de trabajo formativos, Dykinson, Madrid, 2002 and El recurso de reposición y súplica (in collaboration with Jaime Cabeza Pereiro), Aranzadi, Navarra, 2003. Besides, he published many articles in several magazines such as ‘Documentación Laboral’ and ‘Actualidad Laboral’ and collaborated as a rapporteur and lecturer in many courses and conferences as well as a Professor in several masters and postgraduate courses.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He speaks French and was the Webmaster of the Labour Law and Social Security area of Vigo University ( and the web site of the Faculty of Law in Ourense ( He worked for RENFE from 1982 to 1994.