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Five years of Andersen

Iberian Lawyer’s video interview with José Vicente Morote and Iñigo Rodríguez-Sastre the two managing partners of the law firm that opened its doors in Spain in 2017 by ilaria iaquinta It has been five years since 2017, when the law firm founded in the US in 2002 under the name WTAS by 23 partners of […]

Moves

Squire Patton Boggs hires Gorka Navea

Squire Patton Boggs has hired Gorka Navea (pictured) as a partner in the competition-antitrust practice in Madrid. Gorka, with more than 20 years of experience, has a long career in competition law, both in private practice and in the civil service, having been a senior official in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG-COMP) for […]

Podcast Updates Week in Review

Podcast: Week in review

The most relevant news of the week published on Iberian Lawyer read and commented by Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron A new episode of the “Week in review”. Every week, Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron will discuss and comment on the week’s biggest news from the Iberian legal market. Special guest of the week: Esteban […]

Appointments

DWF-RCD appoints eight new partners

DWF-RCD has appointed eight new partners for internal promotion, bringing the total number of partners nationwide to 48. They are (pictured above from left to right): Bernad Afonso (insolvency), Javier Calzada (commercial), Cristina Díaz-Malnero (family), Xavier Fàbrega (intellectual property), Francesc García (tax), Alberto Ouro (innovation and entrepreneurship), Antonio Rosselló (entrepreneurship) and Cristian Valcárcel (insolvency). These […]

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PRA going for growth

by michael heron With offices in Lisbon, Porto, Algarve, Azores, Leiria and Évora, PRA is the Portuguese law firm with the largest local geographical footprint. The firm plans to continue this growth, not just in Portugal but also abroad. PRA takes a simple yet effective approach, people first. Unlike some of its competitors, they refuse […]

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ESG, Enel gets serious

by ilaria iaquinta Pressure to adopt ESG standards has come from consumers and a growing responsible investment community, as well as the expansion of governmental and regulatory requirements. In this evolving landscape, many stakeholders are seeking to raise the profile of corporate counsel to manage ESG and sustainability issues. From the Iberian Lawyer studios, we […]

Podcast Updates Week in Review

Podcast: Week in review

The most relevant news of the week published on Iberian Lawyer read and commented by Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron A new episode of the “Week in review”. Every week, Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron will discuss and comment on the week’s biggest news from the Iberian legal market. Special guest of the week: Pablo […]

Moves

AdCE hires former CEO of Capgemini

Antas da Cunha Ecija has announced the integration of Paulo Morgado, former CEO of Capgemini Portugal and Spain. Paulo Morgado will reinforce the firm’s partners core and lead a new business area: the “Technology Transactions” Unit. According to Fernando Antas da Cunha, managing partner: “It is with great satisfaction that we announce the integration of […]

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Ecija, the first Iberian verein

by michael heron Three out of the top five global law firms by revenue from 2021, all have one thing in common. They are all vereins. The verein structure allows global firms to ‘merge’ together, under a single unified brand, and maintain financial independence and legal liability. DLA Piper, Dentons and Baker McKenzie are the […]

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BDO Abogados integrates Alemany & Muñoz de la Espada

BDO Abogados has integrated Alemany & Muñoz de la Espada (AME) to strengthen its insolvency team in Madrid, AME partners Dolores Alemany and Rafael Muñoz de la Espada join BDO Abogados together with a team of nine professionals specialised in restructuring and insolvency, corporate and M&A and labour law. Dolores Alemany holds a law degree, […]