Cuatrecasas confirms five new partners

Cuatrecasas strengthens with promotion of five new partners for Public Law, Finance and Tax, Labour and Employment, and International Arbitration

pjimage 2022 04 28T144446.683In its “Extraordinary Partners Meeting,” held today in Seville, Cuatrecasas approved the promotion and appointment as new partners of the following lawyers: Alejandro Bonitch Pearcey (Public Law and Regulated Sectors), Elisabet Calzada Oliveras (Labour and Employment), Cristina Coca FrailePablo Espolita Suárez (Finance and Tax) and José Ángel Rueda García (International Arbitration and Litigation).

Alejandro Bonitch Pearcey, partner in Public Law and Regulated Sectors, is a specialist in administrative and regulatory law; regulated sectors, including renewable energy, infrastructure and urban planning; and in handling all types of judicial reviews. He advises national and international clients on transactional matters relating to the renewable energy and infrastructure sector. 

Elisabet Calzada Oliveras, partner in Labour and Employment, is a specialist in labour law, she has extensive experience in negotiating collective bargaining agreements, internal flexibility practices and restructuring processes for national and international clients. She also advises companies on labor law issues arising from the massive introduction of new technologies, as well as on equality, diversity and sustainability matters in labor relations.

Cristina Coca Fraile, partner in Finance and Tax Law, is specialist in tax consultancy for large family businesses and in personal income tax structures of large taxpayers. She has a long-standing career in defending clients in tax inspection and verification processes, as well as in advising on tax matters relating to the planning, reorganizing and intergenerational transfers of family businesses. She lectures at the International University of Catalonia (UIC) and has done so in the past at the University of Barcelona.

Pablo Espolita Suárez, partner in Finance and Tax Law, is a specialist in advising large corporate groups and family businesses on tax, asset management and transfer pricing. His expertise includes tax planning for corporate group reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions, and business transfers. He also represents and defends clients in tax inspection procedures. He lectures at the International University of Catalonia (UIC) and has done so in the past at the EAE Business School.

José Ángel Rueda García, partner in International Arbitration and Litigation, is a specialist in arbitration proceedings under foreign investment protection treaties and contracts with sovereign states, his practice also includes commercial arbitration proceedings between private parties. He regularly advises on issues concerning public international law (state immunity and international economic sanctions) and private international law (international jurisdiction and recognition of foreign judgments). He is a Doctor of Laws and an associate lecturer at the Comillas Pontifical University-ICADE and the Charles III University of Madrid. 

Michael Heron