Pinsent Masons promotes Rafael Durán as legal director

Pinsent Masons has promoted Rafael Durán to legal director of the commercial team in Spain with effect from 1 May 2023.

Rafael, joined the international firm in 2017 with the opening of Pinsent Masons’ Spain office from Ramon y Cajal Abogados. Rafael, until now a senior associate in the team, has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and corporate restructurings. He also advises on other aspects of corporate law, including contracting and corporate law in general. He advises a wide range of national and international clients, including both private and public sector companies and, in particular, private equity funds and companies in the infrastructure sector.

Antonio Sánchez Montero, partner in charge of the firm’s corporate practice in Spain, notes: “Rafael is an essential pillar of Pinsent Masons’ corporate team. This promotion is a clear recognition of his significant contribution to the consolidation of the practice in Spain since the opening of our Madrid office. It is a pleasure to see our lawyers promoted, demonstrating our firm’s commitment to retaining talent.

Rafael Durán, commented: “I would like to thank Pinsent Masons for this recognition as well as for the help I have been given over the years to grow and evolve in my career. I look forward to continuing to progress and adding value to our clients in their transactions.

Julia Gil