DA Lawyers integrates with Fórum Jurídico Abogados

DA Lawyers adds four new partners

DA Lawyers AGutierrez IPortabales MAHortelano MGarcia SFernadez VictoriaCaldevillaDA Lawyers strengthens its Commercial, Litigation and Real Estate departments and creates a new Economic Criminal department with the incorporation of four partners and nine professionals.

Santiago Fernández Lena, an expert in corporate law and business restructuring, joins the Commercial Law department. Miguel Ángel Hortelano, expert in civil litigation and arbitration joins the Litigation department; Álvaro Gutierrez, expert in urban planning, public and private construction contracts in Real Estate and Marta García, qualified compliance officer and GRC auditor, heads the new Economic Criminal department.

According to Ivo Portabales, managing partner of DA Lawyers, “the aim of this incorporation is to consolidate the growth of recent years in the competitive world of business law, to respond to the growing demand in these areas and to provide a 360º vision to their clients”.

Santiago Fernández Lena, managing partner of Fórum Jurídico, emphasises “we are very excited about this new professional stage, because it will allow us to provide our clients with the same efficient, close and personalised service as always, but now complemented by a wider range of legal services, and first-class international coverage”.

The firm near future involves continuing its strong commitment to internationalisation within the “act legal” alliance and continuing to expand domestically both by strengthening current practices and by incorporating new specialised practice areas.