Jones Day promotes two partners in Madrid

Jones Day has promoted of counsel Antonio Canales and Vidal Galindo to partners in the firm´s Madrid office

Jones Day has announced the promotion of 48 lawyers who will be admitted to partnership in the firm as of January 1, 2022. Two of these promotions are in the firm´s Madrid office.

For more than 10 years, Antonio Canales (pictured left), from the Global Disputes area, has represented local and international clients on Civil and Commercial arbitration and Litigation proceedings before the principal arbitration courts and Spanish civil and commercial courts. Antonio assists clients in proceedings regarding contract disputes, damage claims, construction defects, Real Estate registration Law, Insolvency proceedings, corporate disputes (between shareholders, challenges to corporate resolutions, and directors’ liability), agency and distribution agreements, terminations, banking-insurance issues, and claims relating to banking contracts and financial products.

Vidal Galindo (pictured right), from the Labour & Employment área, has advised international and local clients in Employment Law for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience in a range of Labour Law issues, particularly collective matters, negotiations, complex litigation, and coordination of international projects. Vidal leads the Labor & Employment Practice team in Jones Day’s Madrid Office. Vidal regularly advises multinational clients on the labour aspects of cross-border corporate and financial transactions. His client representations include companies operating in numerous sectors, including industrial, automotive, telecommunications, life sciences, health care, insurance, and tobacco. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Vidal was a member and adviser of the negotiating body in the first mass redundancy carried out by a Spanish public company that affected more than 4,000 employees and concluded with a successful agreement.

“The promotion of these new partners reflects Jones Day’s ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the world who have achieved the highest levels of professional accomplishment and who are devoted to advancing and protecting the interests of our clients and the institutional values of the Firm,” said Stephen J. Brogan, managing partner of Jones Day.

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