CMS appoints three new partners and strengthens Corporate practice

The Partnership Board of CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo approved yesterday the promotion and appointment of three new partners. They are Ignacio Cerrato and Irene Miró (Madrid office) and Pedro Ferreras (Barcelona office); the three were until now Counsels of the Commercial Law and M&A department.

Ignacio Cerrato has developed his entire professional career as a lawyer at the firm. He has participated in numerous national and international merger and acquisition deals and has extensive experience in corporate law, acting as secretary of the Board of Directors of many Spanish companies. He is specialized in the private equity, energy, real estate and consumer products sectors. He has a degree in Business Administration and Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Irene Miró, with more than 11 years in the firm, has extensive experience as a commercial lawyer, mainly in mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, business restructuring processes, commercial contracts and corporate governance. She has a degree in Law and Business from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas.

Pedro Ferreras joined the firm in 2019 as a commercial lawyer with experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate, contract, consumer and e-commerce law. He is particularly specialized in the aviation, automotive and new technology sectors, highlighting his positions as Vice-Secretary of the Board of Directors of Vueling and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Centro Porsche Barcelona. He has a degree and a Master’s degree in Law with a focus on Business Law from the Higher School of Business Administration and Management, Barcelona.

With these new appointments, the firm in Spain now has 30 partners, of which 11 belong to the Commercial Law and M&A department, one of the areas with the most weight within the firm.

César Albiñana, managing partner of the firm, comments: “The appointment of these three partners is a well-deserved recognition of their careers and their professional commitment to the firm and to our clients, in a strategic area for us and where we foresee an increase in activity both in Madrid as in Barcelona”. With more than 1,000 lawyers specializing in commercial law, distributed in 50 cities around the world, CMS has extraordinary reach and capacity in this area of ​​practice.