Andersen appoints two Spain co-managing partners

Andersen has appointed José Vicente Morote and Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre as co-managing partners of the firm for the Madrid, Valencia and Seville offices, and will also lead Public Law and Regulatory and Litigation and Arbitration practices, respectively


Jaime Olleros, who is a member of the Global Board of Directors of Andersen Global, will remain in the position as managing partner until January 1 2021, when the new co-managing partners will take up their duties in order to continue promoting the growth of the firm.

The appointment is part of the firm’s succession plan, which began with the creation of the Board of Directors in January 2020. This body advises and consults on the selection of firm Managing Partners and sets the strategy of the firm, which maintains its commitment to constant and sustainable growth in Spain. Andersen in Spain is comprised of over 250 professionals and is immersed in a strong process of international expansion.

José Vicente Morote (pictured left) has a PhD in Law from the University of Bologna and has been a partner of the firm since 2013. He specializes in Administrative, Urban and Real Estate Law and heads the Public and Regulatory Law area. During his long professional career, he has advised numerous private companies and public administrations on matters related to Administrative Law. He is a public servant on special leave. He holds different responsibilities as the European Legal Coordinator and is a member of the European Regional Board of Directors. In addition, he is a university professor and has produced a large number of legal publications.

Partner Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre (pictured right) is also a lawyer and joined the firm in 2013 as head of Litigation and currently leads Arbitration practice. He has significant professional experience acting in contentious proceedings before ordinary courts as well as representing companies from various sectors, such as construction, in both national and international arbitrations. He is also a professor at various universities and business schools, such as Instituto de Empresa Business School, and has collaborated in numerous legal publications. Additionally, Íñigo is recognized by prestigious international Legal directories.

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