Bird & Bird promotes Alexander Benalal to partner

Bird & Bird’s Madrid office has promoted Alexander Benalal to partner.

Benalal (pictured) specialises in commercial law and new technologies.

He joined the firm in 2005 and his expertise includes commercial contracts and transactions, intellectual property, insurance and insurance mediation, data protection and e-commerce.

Meanwhile, the firm has also appointed banking and finance lawyer Adrián Calvo and energy lawyer Juan de Navasqüés to counsel.

Coral Yáñez, co-head of the Bird & Bird office in Madrid, said: “The excellent work of Alexander, Adrián and Juan has allowed us to continue improving the services we offer – the internal promotion of our lawyers is also an essential factor for the growth and strengthening of the firm.”

Ben Cook