New co-managing partners of Pinsent Masons
Pinsent Masons has appointed Inmaculada Castelló (pictured left) and Fernando Gutiérrez (pictured right) as co-managing partners to lead the Madrid office from September 1, 2022. Both are founding partners of Pinsent Masons Spain, having joined when the office opened for business in 2017.
Castelló is a partner in the Commercial team, with special experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments and divestment and restructuring operations of companies, mainly in the health and technology sectors. She is also the EMEA representative for the firm’s Global Inclusion Steering Committee, which oversees the firm’s diversity, equality and inclusion strategies globally.
Fernando Gutiérrez is director of the Litigation and Arbitration practice in Madrid. He is currently a State Attorney on leave. The lawyer has has extensive experience in civil, commercial and corporate litigation, as well as in pre-litigation advice. Both lawyers will take over from Diego Lozano, who is stepping down after five years at the helm of the firm in Spain and will continue as a partner within the Mercantile team.
John Cleland, managing partner of Pinsent Masons, has stated: “This year marks our fifth anniversary in Spain. In this time, Pinsent Masons has developed a reputation in the market as a firm with extensive experience in the five key sectors of the firm and has become an integral part of our business both domestically and in our active growth in continental Europe. The Madrid office now has a great platform to move forward into the next stage of its development with Inma and Fernando at the helm.”
Inmaculada Castelló adds: “We are excited to help consolidate a firm in the Spanish market, of which we are very proud, that helps our clients to succeed in their businesses and in which our lawyers find the place where they can develop their potential.” to the maximum in the best possible environment.”
Fernando Gutiérrez continues: “I take on with great enthusiasm the important challenge that this new professional stage entails with the aim of positioning Pinsent Masons in the market of international firms in Spain.”