- Created: Sunday, 02 July 2006 21:00
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo talk to Iberian Lawyer about their search for the middle ground between independence and international merger.
A year ago, CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo finally made the jump. Sort of.
Like many of the premium mid-size Spanish law firms, merging with an Anglo-Saxon firm had been an option on more than one occasion in recent years.
Despite the challenges of managing a mid-sized firm, Pedro Pérez-Llorca has developed an internationally recognised practice.
Twenty-five years ago Emilio Cuatrecasas developed a business plan which he is still following today. He tells Iberian Lawyer how this transformed a small family practice into one of the largest Iberian law firms.
Clifford Chance’s global managing partner, Peter Cornell, lives in three time zones managing the world’s largest law firm.