Ceca Magán incorporates new directors

Ceca Magán Abogados has incorporated Isaac Millán from Quirónsalud as managing partner of the Madrid office and Jaime Velarde, from Sony Dadc, as director of organisation.

Isaac Millán is an expert in team management and company law. He also has an extensive background working in venture capital investee companies. For more than 10 years he has been director of the legal and compliance department at Quirónsalud.

He holds a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona, a Master’s degree in International Business Law from Esade and an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa, as well as various complementary training courses from IESE and the international business schools of Columbia and Baruch College in New York. In recognition of his professional career, he has been awarded by the international directories Iberian Lawyers in 2022 as “In-house Counsel of the Year” for the Pharma, Healthcare and Lifescience sectors.

Millán says about his arrival: “It is an exciting challenge for me to be able to collaborate in the development of a firm like Ceca Magán Abogados, which has experienced spectacular growth in recent years and, in my opinion, is one of the law firms with the greatest future prospects and with the best positioning in the Spanish legal market”.

Jaime Velarde is a specialist in team management, business strategy and cost control. He has extensive knowledge of the FMCG and services sectors and has extensive experience in negotiating with suppliers and clients. For the last 19 years he was the Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Managing Director of Sony DADC Iberia. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE).

Velarde declares: “I am very excited about the Ceca Magán project, a law firm with a young and brilliant team, with an undoubtedly enormous growth potential. It is quite a challenge to move from the environment of a multinational company to a local company, whose growth requires the reorganisation of its support structure in order to adapt to the needs of the new teams and clients and to continue providing a top quality service. In my opinion, the firm is at a turning point in its history, taking the
In my opinion, the firm is at a turning point in its history, making the great leap to become a leading law firm in Spain, and I am delighted to bring all my knowledge and effort to contribute to the success of this change”.

For the managing partner of the firm, Esteban Ceca Gómez-Arevalillo: “On this 50th anniversary it is even more important to reflect on where we are and where we want to be. The incorporation of professionals of the stature of Jaime Velarde and Isaac Millán gives us the certainty that we are taking a firm step forward. We want to continue growing with a team that brings value from other sectors, and I have no doubt that professionals like them are the best to make that leap in the professionalisation of the firm”.

Julia Gil