BAGB signs Rafael Espino as partner

Brugueras, Alcántara & García-Bragado Abogados has signed Rafel Espino, former president of the Barcelona Arbitration Court, as partner to reinforce Litigation, Civil and Commercial Law areas

With this incorporation, and after its recent change of headquarters in Barcelona, Brugueras, Alcántara & García-Bragado continues to make progress in the implementation of its growth plan.

Rafael Espino (pictured) has more than 30 years’ experience in advising individuals, companies and insurance companies and as legal director in many legal proceedings before various authorities. He was also president of the Barcelona Arbitration Court from 2016 to 2018 and member and Secretary of the Barcelona Bar Association Governing Board from 2005 to 2009 and from 2013 to 2017, respectively. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Caja de Abogados from 2000 to 2010. Espino is currently an associate professor of the Master of Laws at the University of Barcelona. He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

According to Juan Ignacio Brugueras, the firm´s managing partner, “the incorporation of Espino reinforces the commitment to our growth strategy. Rafael’s extensive experience in advising companies and insurance entities and his technical quality will be a great reinforcement for our already consolidated position as a reference firm in business law.”

For his part, Rafael highlights the enthusiasm for being part of this project and the technical value of the team he has just joined. “Brugueras, Alcántara & García-Bragado is specialized in advising on complex and media cases, so it is a pleasure to work side by side with a team of incredible specialists, some of them State Lawyers, Tax Inspectors and Notaries on leave of absence. In addition, we share the client orientation and business vision,” added Espino.

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