Irina Wakstein

Appointments

New appointment at Cuatrecasas’ labour department

Cuatrecasas has hired Isabel Merenciano (pictured) as a partner in its Valencia labour and employment practice. In the last two years, Merenciano has worked at EY as a partner specialized in the labour and employment area. Previously, between 2002 and 2009, she developed her professional career at Broseta Abogados. Isabel Merenciano graduated in law from […]

Deal & transactions

KPMG advises Sepi on a €111m financing transaction

KPMG Abogados has advised Sociedad Estatal de Participaciones Industriales (Sepi) on a €111m financing to Air Nostrum Group. Air Nostrum is an airline that was founded in Valencia in 1994. It currently has more than 75,000 flights and 5.2 million passengers per year. It has an annual turnover of more than €500m and approximately 1,450 […]

Deal & transactions

GA_P advises on the acquisition of Wellenstein Fundus

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has advised Peris Costumes on the acquisition of the German company Wellenstein Fundus. Peris Costumes is a Spanish company founded in 1856, specialised in the manufacture and rental of costumes from all periods for film, television, advertising and theatre. It has an international presence and has designed costumes for successful series such […]

Appointments

New partner at Lener Asesores

Miguel Lobón García (pictured) has been appointed as a partner in the commercial department of Lener Asesores. After almost 10 years of experience in the legal sector, Miguel joined Lener in June 2019 as an associate lawyer in the Commercial Law department of the Barcelona office, a specialty he has developed during his professional career […]

Restructurings

Abencys as insolvency administrator of Poète

Abencys has been appointed as insolvency administrator for the fashion firm Poète which has been declared bankrupt. Poète was founded in 2005, reaching more than 20 points of sale throughout the country, including its own shops and corners in El Corte Inglés. Like many other firms in this sector, it was seriously affected by the […]

Background

First LegalTech Hackathon in Valencia

The first “LegalTech Hackathon” event took place in the city of Valencia and proposes a space of challenges to be solved in a few minutes. In this case, there were 4 challenging firms, 5 teams, 32 participants, 7 different professional profiles, 3 coaches, 6 mentors and only 3 minutes to defend the conclusions of 12 […]

Background

Balder earns €12.7m in 2021

The industrial property law firm, Balder, has turned over €12.7m during its 10th anniversary. The firm opened in 2012 and, at that time, had only 12 employees. Today, Balder has 95 professionals, representing a growth of 87.4%. Along with its number of employees, its client portfolio has also grown. The firm operates with clients both […]

Background

RSM Spain creates an Ukrainian Desk

The international law firm, RSM, has created an Ukrainian Desk led by the Partner and Head of Tax, Liudmyla Demchenko (pictured). Through this initiative, RSM will provide 360º advice to Ukrainian refugees in Spain to support their work and business activities. The services offered include general legal advice (with emphasis on tax and labour law) […]