Ashurst recruits Universidad Autónoma de Madrid professor

Ashurst has recruited Universidad Autónoma de Madrid professor José María Miquel as an academic adviser.

Previously, Miguel was an academic adviser at Linklaters. He has been a professor of civil law and dean of the faculty of law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

María José Menéndez, managing partner of Ashurst Spain, said: “It is very satisfying to have a figure like José María Miquel in the ranks of Ashurst. He is an eminent jurist, a professor with an impressive academic career and a great analytical skills.”

She added that Miguel’s arrival is “fully consistent with our commitment to technical excellence, which will undoubtedly help us to continue improving the quality of the service we provide to our customers.”

Ben Cook