Ceca Magán incorporates new talent to the Madrid office

Lucio Rivas Clemot, a specialist in urban law, has joined the firm as Of Counsel, Berta Viqueira has joined as director of the criminal area, and finally, José Luis Amat has joined as manager of the digital law team.

Lucio Rivas Clemot, who has a PhD in Law and specializes in the area of urban planning, has extensive experience as a legal advisor and advocate in the field of urban planning law, standing out for the drafting of regional urban planning laws, participation in the drafting of planning, as well as for his teaching activity in various universities and study centers. In his professional career, he has also worked as a civil servant, in managerial positions in the administration, including the position of head of Territorial Policy in Local Administrations of Madrid.

On the occasion of his joining the firm, Rivas declares: “I want to contribute to CECA MAGÁN becoming a reference in Urban Law at all levels and to lead the legal actions of territorial planning, as well as the needs and legislative modifications that, from the public authorities, must be faced”.

For the managing partner of the Madrid office, Isaac Millán: “The talent and experience of Lucio, Berta and José Luis, allow us to offer services of the highest quality in niche markets that require a high level of specialization. We are very happy with their incorporation and that they are already part of Ceca Style”.

Berta Viqueira, is the new criminal lawyer who joins the team led by Rocío Gil. With a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, she has led numerous internal investigations representing national and international companies in the possible commission of economic and business-related crimes operating in several jurisdictions, in the field of economic criminal law. She has more than fifteen years of experience representing clients in major legal proceedings. It was recognized in 2022 by the Legal 500 international directory in the “white collar crime” category.

Regarding her incorporation to Ceca Magán Abogados, Viqueira says: “I am happy to be part of this project with which I identify myself for its way of understanding the relationship with the client, based on excellence, trust and honesty in what would be my best professional moment”.

Finally, the lawyer José Luis Amat, joins as manager of the digital law team, being very knowledgeable in the legal field in blockchain, cryptoassets and asset tokenization; he helps companies to find innovative solutions to traditional problems taking advantage of the opportunities offered by these new technologies. This is especially relevant in companies with disruptive business initiatives, mainly in technology, banking, telecommunications, logistics and services sectors. He has more than ten years of experience in the legal sector, performing in-house counsel functions. He holds a degree in Law and Business Administration from the University of Granada, as well as a High Diploma in National Defense Studies.

José Luis Amat comments on his arrival: “Ceca Magán presents me with a unique professional challenge; to contribute to the promotion of legal services in the field of blockchain and crypto-assets from one of the most disruptive law firms in recent years in our country”.

Julia Gil