Hogan Lovells strengthens its Dispute Resolution practice

Hogan Lovells has strengthened its Litigation and Arbitration area with the promotion to partner of Jon Aurrekoetxea

pjimage 2022 01 10T153035.323Hogan Lovells has announced the promotion of Jon Aurrekoetxea (pictured centre) to the partnership. The firm also has two new counsels in the Labour, Insurance and Reinsurance areas: Jesús García and Felipe Vázquez, respectively.

The Hogan Lovells Madrid based Litigation and Arbitration practice, is led by Gonzalo Ardila (pictured left). According to a spokesperson from the firm, “The team, which has extensive national and international experience, permanently advises and represents clients in many of the most relevant, distinguished and complex disputes in our environment, and is specially trained to offer the best advice in multi-jurisdictional Litigation and Arbitration cross-border work.”

Gonzalo Ardila said, “Jon’s appointment strengthens our strategy of continuing to promote a professional career within the firm and constitutes very good news for the Litigation and Arbitration team in Madrid. It is also a deserved recognition of his extraordinary career at the firm and his outstanding contribution to the development of our area.”

Jon Aurrekoetxea, until now a counsel at Hogan Lovells, joined the firm in 2008 and has more than 17 years of experience as a lawyer specialising in complex disputes, especially in the areas of Commercial and Corporate Litigation (shareholder disputes and disputes arising from transactions of acquisition) and claims for damages arising from illegal powers. Aurrekoetxea’s experience also extends to pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy advice (Legal defense) for national and international companies.

Since January 2022, Hogan Lovells also has two new counsels in the Labour, Insurance and Reinsurance areas: Jesús García and Felipe Vázquez, respectively.

García is specialised in resolving labour and social security-related issues, both in national and international companies on a wide variety of issues of an individual and collective nature, including but not limited to: hiring senior managers, annual variable remuneration plans and long-term, transfer of employees, individual and collective dismissal procedures or modifications of working conditions. He also has extensive experience in legal assistance in courts and tribunals of the social order.

Vázquez focuses mainly on Mergers and Acquisitions of companies, both national and international, as well as restructuring operations. The lawyer advises Spanish and foreign financial institutions on domestic and cross-border M&A operations, including sales of both assets and significant holdings, portfolio transfers, VIF reinsurance operations, banking insurance alliances, strategic investments and reorganisations of groups.

Michael Heron