Gerardo Zárate Salas

Gerardo Abraham Zárate Salas is a partner at López-Ibor DPM Abogados. Specialized in Labour Law, he has more than 25 years of experience, the last 14 years in Spain; where he stands out for his advice to companies and workers before the Courts and the various Public Administrations in all kinds of matters and procedures in social matters in various prestigious law firms.

In Peru, he was Principal Advisor to the Presidency of the Congress of the Republic, the Board of Directors and various parliamentary committees; among many other commissions in the private and public sphere.

Currently, he is a collaborating professor in the Master of Law at the Open University of Catalonia and previously he was National Tutor of the Master in Business Law taught by Garrigues and the Harvard Law School.


  • Master in Labour Legal Advice, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, First place and Special Emilio del Sol Award.
  • DEA of the Doctorate in Political Science and Master in Latin American Studies, University of Salamanca. Honourable mention for the best thesis in Political Science – CONCYTEC 2004.
  • Law degree from the University of Salamanca and the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Student of Excellence).






  • Spanish Labour Law Forum, FORELAB.
  • Madrid Bar Association