Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Armando García Mendoza and Iria Calviño to partner from a total of 26 promotions worldwide
The promotions take effect on May 1, 2020. The new partners are focussed on supporting the firm’s clients across its core practice areas and key global industry sectors.
Until now, Armando García Mendoza (pictured left) was head of Herbert Smith Freehills Finance practice in Madrid with expertise in all kinds of structured finance transactions. Armando has a degree in Law and a diploma in Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-1) in Madrid. He joined Herbert Smith Freehills from Linklaters.
Iria Calviño (pictured right) was, until this promotion, of counsel and head of the Madrid office Public Law practice. Iria holds a Law degree from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE and a graduate degree in Business Studies, a Master´s degree in New Technologies from Villanueva University and another Master´s degree in Energy Law from the Spanish Energy Club. Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Iria was also a senior associate at Linklaters.