40 Under Forty Awards 2009

Rewarding excellence

In collaboration with UNICEF

At a ceremony held on 24th September 2009 at Lisbon’s Pestana Palace Hotel, Iberian Lawyer revealed the winners of the 40 under Forty Awards 2009, the list including lawyers from private practice and in-house legal departments drawn from across Spain, Portugal and around the world.


The ceremony was attended by over 250 guest, including senior Iberian in-house counsel and Heads of Legal, as well as the managing and senior partners of almost all the major law firms in Spain and Portugal, as well as special guests from the US, UK and elsewhere across Europe

Iberian Lawyer´s 40 under Forty awards recognises the achievements of the new generation of lawyers shaping the future of law within Spain and Portugal. Held every two years, the awards acknowledge the 40 leading lawyers under 40 years of age who work either within Iberia or advise Spanish and Portuguese organisations around the world.

“I wanted to congratulate you for the sucess of the idea and of the Ceremony of 40 under 40 Awards. The ceremony was very well planned and organised and was a huge success, all the 4 Partners from PLMJ who attended said wonderful things about it”. Matilde Maria Melo Cabral, Professional Services Director, PLMJ

To nominate a candidate or request further information about 2011 awards please contact:
maricruz.taboada@iberianlegalgroup.com or telephone 34 91 5633691. 


See more photos from the 2007 40 under forty awards ceremony

Awards Sponsors:

The evening began with the first ever Iberian Legal Summit – a unique opportunity for the leading Corporate Counsel and law firms from across Spain and Portugal to discuss, with foreign guests, the current impact and changing requirements emerging from the economic crisis.

Some photos of the Iberian Legal Summit:


Iberian Legal Summit Sponsored by:

Welcome drinks sponsored by:



40 Under Forty Awards 2009



Iberian Lawyer, is a monthly digital magazine, published by LC Publishing, available in Spanish and English. It represents the main source of information in the legal business sector in Spain and Portugal. The digital magazine – and its portal – address to the protagonists of law firms and in-house lawyers. The magazine is available for free on the website and on Google Play and App Store.

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