Blas A. González signs ex-Garrigues Javier Merino as partner

Business law firm Blas A. González has signed Javier Merino as partner for the firm’s Madrid office as part of its strategic plan, reinforcing the firm’s Corporate and Corporate Governance department

The firm, led by former judge of the Barcelona Provincial Court and the Granada Commercial Court and ex-Cuatrecasas, Blas A. González, will be reinforced with Merino´s specialization in Tax.

Merino, who holds a degree in Law from the Universidad de Granada, has more than 16 years of experience at Garrigues, where he specialized in credit institutions taxation, family businesses, Corporate operations and Tax procedures. Later on, Merino has held for more than 11 years management positions related to the legal field of financial institutions like Caja Granada and Banco Mare Nostrum. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of several companies and teaches various postgraduate courses and seminars.

The incorporation of Merino responds, in the words of Blas A. Gonzalez, the firm´s managing partner, “to our unwavering commitment to excellence, and it fits the firm’s roadmap perfectly”. He also adds that “at Blas A. González we have always been known for forming teams with the best professionals for each case. For this reason, and after working with Javier, we wanted him to formally join the firm, convinced that his extensive experience in Commercial Law and Taxation provides a unique added value to our advice, especially in the highly complex cases on which the activity of the firm is focused.”

In the picture, managing partner Blas A. González (left) and Javier Merino, the firm´s new partner (right).

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