Francisco Aldavero, new managing partner of Pinsent Masons in Spain

Pinsent Masons has appointed Francisco Aldavero as Managing Partner to head the Madrid office. He joined the firm in September 2022 and will take over from Inmaculada Castelló and Fernando Gutiérrez, until now co-managing partners of the firm in Spain.

Francisco Aldavero

Francisco Aldavero is a recognized specialist in M&A and Private Equity transactions. Throughout his more than 30 years of career he has advised on a multitude of transactions. He joined Pinsent Masons in 2022 from EY Abogados, which he joined in 2016, where he led the M&A and private equity practices. He was previously a partner at Araoz & Rueda and a lawyer at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

Andrew Masraf, Senior Partner at Pinsent Masons, said: “After seven years in the Spanish market our firm is now facing a consolidation phase in this market. Francisco inherits from Inma and Fernando a great platform to build on and will be able to lead Madrid to even greater success, both locally and as an integral part of our global business”.

Francisco said: “I am grateful to my partners and firm for the trust they have placed in me to be able to contribute to the consolidation of Pinsent Masons in Spain and I take on this challenge with great enthusiasm. I thank Inmaculada and Fernando for their successful work these last years leading the growth of the project with relevant incorporations in our key sectors and areas. Now, my priority will be to provide our team with the necessary tools to continue supporting our clients in their projects, both nationally and internationally, and to consolidate our brand in an increasingly complex market”.

Julia Gil