As head of legal at Sacyr-Vallehermoso, Santiago del Pino, believes that law firms should listen more carefully to the specific needs of each business before selling their services.
Tags : internationally
Spanish corporate law specialists Araoz & Rueda advised on some of the headline deals of 2006. While acknowledging that the M&A boom will not last for ever, they are remaining loyal to their niche.
Roca Junyent talk to Iberian Lawyer about the way its practice has developed in its first ten years and its vision for the future.
Formed in 2000 as a result of the merger of a number of energy companies, Galp Energia has quickly become one of Portugal’s largest companies and sees itself as the driving force behind the reshaping of the country’s oil and gas sectors. Iberian Lawyer met up with Rui Mayer, General Secretary for the group to […]
While Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is expanding at home – hiring a team of lawyers from the Mullerat office in Madrid – its international exposure is about to take a leap forward when Fernando Pombo becomes the new international leader of the legal profession.
Juan PicÃ³nÂ´s move across Madrid from Squires Sanders & Dempsey to DLA Piper made headlines. Not only did he take his whole office with him, but he also got the top job at his new firm. He talks to Iberian Lawyer about his decision to move and his arrival at his new firm.
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 […]
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 […]
José Miguel Júdice outlines the challenges facing Portugal’s arbitration community.