Gabeiras & Asociados appoints Lluís Peñuelas as new Of Counsel

Gabeiras & Asociados has incorporated Lluís Peñuelas i Reixach as Of Counsel for the cultural law department in Barcelona.

Lluís Peñuelas has an extensive professional career with more than 30 years of experience advising museums, foundations, public administrations and art collectors on legal, financial, economic and governance issues. From 1990 to 2021, he was Secretary General of the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí and responsible for the management of the foundation’s three museums and its general administration. Lluís Peñuelas is professor of financial and tax law at the Pompeu Fabra University (on voluntary leave of absence).

He is also the author and editor of numerous books and publications on legal dogmatics in the fields of art and museum law, foundation law and financial law. He holds a degree and PhD in Law from the University of Barcelona and is a visiting scholar at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools.

Roger Dedeu, managing partner of Gabeiras & Asociados, highlights that “the incorporation of Lluís will allow us to continue growing in the organic and territorial development from Barcelona of our cultural law department, from which we advise our clients on all aspects of cultural law”.

The cultural law department of Gabeiras & Asociados has a deep knowledge of cultural processes and advises with a global legal approach on all types of matters in the sector, from private heritage with historical or artistic relevance, the accompaniment of cultural and creative industries, the search for public and private funding for cultural projects, the structuring of tax incentives for cultural activities with the right to deduction, or the impact on public policies that promote the cultural development of citizens.

The Gabeiras & Asociados team is made up of 2 founding partners, 3 female partners, 3 external advisors and 30 lawyers and consultants, constituting a diverse group, in which the percentage of women is 80% and in which 90% of the management positions are occupied by women. It was also the first law firm in Spain to receive the US B Corp accreditation awarded by the B Lab Foundation to entities with a strong social and environmental commitment.

Julia Gil