Cuatrecasas incorporates new counsel

Cuatrecasas has consolidated its position in the capital market area with the incorporation of Benedetta Pacífico as a new counsel of the knowledge and innovation area. With this appointment, the firm reinforces its team of R&D experts to continue to monitor best practices, market trends and regulatory developments that come from Europe in a matter in continuous evolution. 

With extensive professional background, Benedetta Pacífico is a lawyer specializing in debt issuance and sustainable finance who has worked as an expert in capital markets for more than 12 years; in the later stage of it, as a counsel in a US multinational firm and, previously, in the London offices of a British and an Italian firm. 

As counsel of the American firm and, in line with her special interest in advising on sustainability-related issues, she led the Focus Group in Europe on ESG and provided advice on numerous sustainable issue transactions. She brings a complete and transversal profile that, beyond benefiting the work group she joins, will add directly to the development of knowledge in other areas such as business and Human Rights, corporate governance, compliance and M&A.

On joining Cuatrecasas, she comments: “I am very excited to start a new chapter of my career at a leading firm in Spain that, in addition to breaking barriers, has such a different vision of doing things. In an ever-changing environment in which the legal services sector is continually facing new challenges, the Knowledge and Innovation area presents itself as a truly innovative concept. I am very happy to face this new challenge.”

Graduated in Law with Honors and Masters of Law from University College London, Benedetta Pacífico is registered in England and Wales. It is incorporated as a key element for the development of projects in the Knowledge and Innovation area, providing technical support to teams from all jurisdictions in the development of standards, coordination of criteria, training, business development initiatives and monitoring of legal news and trends. market. 

«Benedetta incorporates a different vision to our team. His training and professional experience in the London market, his in-depth knowledge of international capital markets and, in particular, of sustainable finance, will contribute to the development of our knowledge and high value-added technical support in an area in which we are producing a huge amount of regulations”, asserts Idoya Fernández , managing partner of the Knowledge and Innovation area. 

Julia Gil