Global law firm Dentons has appointed Madrid-based partner Jabier Badiola as Spain Managing Partner.  In close collaboration with Nieves Briz, Barcelona Managing Partner, he will spearhead the acceleration of Dentons’ strategy for the Spanish market.

Dentons has a clear vision and strategy to develop our presence and service offering in the Spanish market.  Over the last three years, we have added six new partners, enhancing our capabilities in Corporate and M&A, Tax, Banking and Finance, Compliance, Litigation and Arbitration, and Capital Markets,” said Jabier Badiola.  “In cooperation with my colleagues, I look forward to continuing to build on our talented team to offer even more value and quality to our Spanish and international clients.”

A partner at Dentons since 2015, Jabier Badiola brings more than 18 years of experience from international and Spanish law firms.  He advises on the origination and restructuring of national and international syndicated lending transactions, including acquisition financing, structured finance, project finance, corporate lending and debt restructuring. His clients include leading financial institutions as well corporations and sponsors.

“Spain is one of Europe’s most important economies, and a top priority for both Dentons and our clients,” said Tomasz Dabrowski, CEO of Dentons Europe. “Jabier has already established a strong track record in building up our successful Banking and Finance practice in Spain.  I am confident that in collaboration with Nieves, he will provide the leadership we need to further develop and enhance our presence, quality and brand in the Spanish market.”

Dentons provides full-scope business law advice in Spain across its two offices in Madrid and Barcelona.