9 July 2015



M&A lawyers remain optimistic despite deal slump

Iberian deals dropped by more than a third in the first quarter of 2015, with pre-election nerves cited as possible factor.

Major Lisbon firms could follow PLMJ and Miranda by opening in London

PLMJ recently became the second Portuguese firm to open in London – rival Lisbon firms say a presence in the city may “boost competitiveness” but there are concerns about the risks involved.

Tax law specialist Andersen Global opens in Spain

Specialist tax law firm Andersen Global has confirmed it will now have two new Spanish offices – in Madrid and Barcelona – following the hire of a 25-strong team from Global Abogados.

Ashurst´s Madrid office reports 8% growth
Ashurst´s Madrid office posted revenues of €23.3m in 2014, an increase of 8 per cent on the previous year.


Spanish revenue of ‘Big Four’ auditors’ legal arms hits €400m

The combined revenue of the Spanish legal arms of the ‘Big Four’ auditors increased by more than 7 per cent in the last year and now stands at €400 million, according to new data.

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Regulatory compliance annual report

As the need for effective compliance programmes increases, lawyers report that clients are taking a more proactive approach to the issue – however, many are still a long way from incorporating compliance into the culture of their organisation.

Client view

A major challenge for companies entering new markets is making the right decision about which external legal advisers to use, says Efacec´s Joana Martins Mendes.

Iberian Lawyer TV
Work-life balance is still a challenge for Spanish law firms
José María Segovia, Uría Menéndez

External lawyers´ independence and specialisation adds value
Alexandra Maia de Loureiro, SRS Advogados

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Legal Summit 2015
Developing an international strategy: How to navigate the “perfect storm”

17 September, Lisbon

As part of the 40 under Forty Awards Evening Iberian Lawyer will hold the Legal Summit – a debate for a specially invited group of law firm leaders and General Counsel.
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9 July 2015



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