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About Us

  "Keep appraised of this dynamic and important region of the world." Ilene Gotts, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York   IBERIAN LAWYER is the only in-depth source of information for lawyers who advise international business interests in Spain and Portugal as well as the increasingly global interests of Iberian businesses around the world. […]

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The In-House Club

“In challenging times it helps to have friends.”   Iberia´s companies face increasing pressure to manage business risk and compliance issues. Iberian Lawyer´s In-House & Compliance Club is a unique group for company advisers and compliance officers – whether they are company secretaries, general counsel or heads of legal or compliance – with operational interests […]

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Switching on the international network

CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo talk to Iberian Lawyer about their search for the middle ground between independence and international merger. A year ago, CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo finally made the jump. Sort of. Like many of the premium mid-size Spanish law firms, merging with an Anglo-Saxon firm had been an option […]

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Vueling Airlines: Taking to the skies

Vueling Airlines is one of Spain’s current business success stories. Iberian Lawyer spoke to Richard Munden, the Barcelona-based Head of Legal and Government Affairs, to learn how the airline is managing such dramatic growth. Despite only taking off in February 2004 Spain’s budget airline Vueling, is already competing alongside Europe’s leading airlines.

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‘More marketers required’

The legal market is undergoing rapid change, say Iberian Lawyer's {overlib linktext="Group of Experts" text="Iberian Lawyer’s Group of Experts are 100 of the leading partners in law firms in Spain and Portugal. For every issue of Iberian Lawyer, we ask them a question relating to the practice of law or the management and development of […]

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The view from New York – the growth in Iberian

2006 has started as a promising and busy year for transactional lawyers practicing in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. Not that 2005 was a bad year. Quite the contrary. In 2005, Portugal, Spain and Latin America consistently made the international headlines with major transactions.

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Under new management

At the beginning of 2006 Rodrigo Urí­a stood down as managing partner of Uría Menéndez, the firm he had led for almost 30 years. In their first joint interview since taking over as co-managing partners, Luís de Carlos and José María Segovia talk to Iberian Lawyer about the firm’s distinctive approach to practice, its international […]

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Banco Sabadell: Gaining synergy

Joaquí­n Valenzuela, head of legal at Banco Sabadell, explains how he believes that law firms can benefit from working more closely with in-house legal teams. Since its foundation in 1881, Banco Sabadell has been at the forefront of change, introducing telephone and computer banking in the 1980s and then, in 1998, launching Spain’s first internet […]