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Tuesday, 05 May 2020 17:32

The future is in good hands

The aim of this article is to highlight the legal market young talent in the Iberian Peninsula, as well as to serve as a connecting element for them. Not all are obviously here, but those who are here are among the best in the sector for many reasons. They are the future of law firms and, those who have not already made partner, are the ones to come. A tribute to them, our Top 50 Rising Stars
Friday, 17 April 2020 11:34

Tailored fit lawyers

The arrival last February of the Axiom model in Spain, through its strategic alliance with Ámbar, has reopened the debate around these services and their main characteristics; flexibility, use of technology, transversality, multidisciplinarity and expertise at a "fairer" price have been highlighted, especially, as a result of the incidence of coronavirus, that has forced us all to change gears
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 17:08

Top 10 Spanish Cybersecurity Lawyers

For the first time, we have ranked those that we, at Iberian Lawyer, consider the ten best lawyers in the private Cybersecurity sector in Spain. It must be taken into account that this is a small sector, where lawyers usually also manage other tasks like Data Protection and Privacy and not exclusively Cybersecurity, something that is usually performed by technical specialists, not lawyers, as is the case of IT director Manuel Asenjo, whose expertise we have relied on for some articles in this issue. For this reason, referrals between colleagues within the sector have also played an important role in the ranking elaboration
Monday, 13 April 2020 17:25

Virus alert

Until the recent emergence and spread of COVID-19, computer viruses, hacking and cybercrime were among the issues of greatest concern to businesses in Europe. During 2018, according to the Spanish Computer Crimes Observatory, more than 110,000 cases of falsification, illicit access, fraud or violations of industrial property were detected, both to individuals and companies. Law firms remain being the obscure object of desire for cybercriminals
Monday, 13 April 2020 12:58

Teleworking under COVID-19 threat

This viral context, which forces teleworking, requires a special approach that most law firms and professionals are taking care of and, in turn, they are informing their clients and the general population about the precautions and recommendations to be followed, in this case, to safeguard, among others, the health of computer systems
Monday, 13 April 2020 10:44

Lawyers in times of coronavirus

Teleworking has become a common practice in law firms in Spain and Portugal, which have set up special committees to analyse and monitor the situation created by COVID-19 along with its legal, economic and social consequences. Without the possibility of holding events, law firms use telematic means to communicate with employees, clients and society in general, and put on a good show in these times of pandemic. Here are some examples.
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:16

Unity from diversity

Victoria Ortega could not be absent from this special issue dedicated to women in the legal sector. She has been and still is the first woman to chair the highest institution of the legal profession in our country, the General Council of Spanish Lawyers
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 16:29

Fund me if you dare

At the end of January, Iberian Lawyer published that CMS had advised AC Advantage - Credit Strategies, a fund managed by Arcano, on the first litigation credit securitization carried out in Europe according to the information provided by the firm. The transaction consisted in the acquisition by the aforementioned fund of some of the loans of El Reclamador with different claim procedures for €3.2 million. The reality is that operations in this type of funds are becoming more and more frequent in the Spanish judicial market. For this reason, from Iberian Lawyer we wanted to approach the pros and cons of litigation funds by consulting some of the main players in these transactions: law firms specializing in this type of operations and companies dedicated to these investment funds
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 15:59

Labour Law muscle

On March 12, Iberian Lawyer will hold the first edition of the Labour Awards with the purpose, among others, of stimulating competitiveness among Spanish law firms and lawyers who focus on the area of labour law and of recognizing the excellence of experts in this field. For this reason, IBL wanted to approach ASNALA, the National Association of Labour Lawyers of Spain, which, founded in 1997, brings together more than half a thousand professionals in the sector. Since 2017, this association has been chaired by a woman, Ana Gómez Hernández, a partner in Ceca Magán
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 13:20

It´s a women´s world

Iberian Lawyer organized a roundtable with six women that work in Communication and Marketing in the Legal Market for years. Alexandra Martins from FCB Legal, Andreia Vicente from CCA Legal, Florbela Silva from BAS Advogados, Sofia Godinho from PRA Advogados, Sofia Justino from Consulting and Susana Represas from LinkLaters talked for two hours about how they think the marketing work for the legal market and how being dominated by women changes the game.
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