DLA has hired Linklaters’ former Spanish head of employment Luis Peinado. A managing associate, Peinado was head of employment at Linklaters until he left in December. He has advised national and international companies in Spain and recently advised HSBC on the restructuring and downsizing of its commercial and investment branches there. Linklaters managing associate Naiara Rodríguez-Escudero took over as head of employment at the firm’s Spanish office in December. Linklaters is also recruiting for the employment team in Madrid.