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Galp Energia: Working with energy

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 […]

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“Strong views for and against salaried partners”

Despite the current strength of Spain and Portugal’s legal markets, the 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 […]

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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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‘Our obsession with M&A’

The members of 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 their practice areas." title="Who are […]

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Vodafone España: Connecting the world

Pedro José Peña, Company Secretary and Director of Legal at Vodafone España, explains how he is developing excellence in his legal team. Over the last 20 years, Vodafone has become one of the world’s largest mobile communications operators with over 179 million customers and interests in network operators across more than 25 countries.

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A view from Rome – Gas Natural & Endesa put

The proposed acquisition of Endesa by Gas Natural could be the first merger of its kind in the European energy sector. The resultant economic powerhouse, Gas Natural-Endesa, would be the top importer of gas, controlling 65% of gas sales in Spain and managing 90% of clients. The new entity would have a monopoly in the […]