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Appointments

New director of CEU’s master’s degree in access to the

Carlos Cuesta (pictured) has been appointed as the new director of the master’s degree in access to the legal profession at CEU San Pablo University in Madrid. The new director specialises in corporate recoveries, insolvency proceedings, litigation and commercial operations with extensive experience as a lawyer and insolvency administrator. He has also been teaching at […]

Deal & transactions

Andersen on the annulment of an urban development agreement

Andersen has advised Martinsa Fadesa in the process of annulling the urban development agreement that obliged the construction company to pay the maintenance costs and taxes of the urbanisation La Montaña (Aranjuez). The recent ruling annuls the council’s decree of 2 August 2021 on the grounds that it is “not in accordance with the law […]

Updates

Uría Menéndez appoints Irantzu Irastorza as new director of the

The firm Uría Menéndez has appointed Irantzu Irastorza as the new managing partner of the Bilbao office. She specialises in commercial, corporate and financial law, and has participated in numerous transactions involving the sale and purchase of companies, corporate restructuring and financing. She also has extensive experience in banking regulatory matters. She has held this […]

Deal & transactions

KWM advises on a 300m real estate operation

King & Wood Mallesons has advises Prallariz family office on the adquisition of three office buildings located on the Paseo de la Castellana from SOCIMI Colonial. The operation has been closed for 300 million euros. The KWM team was led by partner and head of the real estate team José Antonio Calleja, and senior associate […]

Appointments

Balms Abogados appoints Julio Aguado as its new president

Balms Abogados has appointed Julio Aguado (pictured) as the new president of the firm, replacing Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada, who recently passed away. Prior to founding Balms Abogados in 1989, Aguado practised law in Madrid and Marbella, and established and managed a small franchise of establishments in the province of Málaga. He also specialised […]

Deal & transactions

Pavia e Ansaldo advises Threestones on the acquisition of ‘Vil-la

Pavia e Ansaldo has advised the luxembourg fund manager Threestones Capital Management on the acquisition of the residence ‘Vil-la Betània’ (Arenys de Mar) by the TSC Eurocare IV Real Estate Fund, incorporated in 2021, which has increased Threestones’ portfolio of residential centres in Spain to thirteen. Threestones Capital Management is an asset management company specialised […]

Appointments

Ayuela Jiménez appoints Ion Mendizábal as a new partner

Ayuela Jiménez has appointed Ion Mendizábal (pictured centre), from Grupo Stoneshield, as the new partner responsible for labour law. Mendizábal has a law degree from the University of Deusto and a master’s degree in corporate legal consultancy from the same university. He has worked in different companies, law firms and listed companies, such as Banco […]

Moves

DLA Piper hires new public law partner

DLA Piper has hired José María Barrios Garrido (pictured) as a new partner in the public law practice in the Madrid office. Barrios Garrido has been until now a partner in the regulatory and compliance area of Deloitte Legal, a firm he joined in 2018, where he has come to lead the TMT and energy […]

Moves

Eugenio Ribón becomes new ICAM’s dean

Eugenio Ribón has become the new dean of ICAM, meaning that he will be the highest representative of the Madrid legal profession. The new dean gave a speech in which the defence of the dignity of the legal profession, its right to conciliation and the social commitment of the institution with the protection of the […]

Banking & Finance

Linklaters advises Banco Sabadell on issuance of perpetual securities

Linklaters has advised Banco Sabadell on the issue of €500 million of perpetual securities convertible into shares eligible as additional tier 1 (AT1) capital. The applicable interest rate will reset at five-year intervals starting on 18 january 2029 on the basis of the five-year euro midswap rate for that period. The bond will be issued […]