Freshfields promotes new of counsel

Freshfields has promoted global transactions lawyer Carla Gómez Crespo to of counsel, strengthening the corporate practice.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed global transactions lawyer Carla Gómez to of counsel in Spain. This is the second appointment to the spanish corporate practice in the last six months, following that of Miriam Pérez-Schafer (promoted to international partner in november 2022), demonstrating the firm’s commitment to strengthening the corporate practice.

During her more than 12-year career at Freshfields, Carla has accumulated extensive experience advising on complex transactions with an international element. She specialises in M&A transactions of listed and unlisted companies, private equity, and general corporate law, advising financial and strategic investors, private equity houses and multinational companies in a variety of sectors.

Carla holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE E-3).

Armando Albarrán, head of the global corporate transactions practice in Spain said: “Carla’s appointment demonstrates the firm’s commitment to investing in talent in Spain and globally in the Corporate practice. This appointment reinforces our market-leading legal services offering to national and international clients.”

The firm’s managing partner in Spain, Álvaro Iza, says: “Carla’s appointment is recognition of her professional track record and extraordinary commitment to our global clients, and her exceptional work on some of the most complex matters the firm has handled in Spain. We wish her every success in her new endeavours”.

Julia Gil