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Bird & Bird

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent international firm with a potent Madrid-based practice headed by the leading foreign expert on Cuba. Boasts more than two decades' worth of experience assisting international companies with foreign investment in Cuba. Advice covers company incorporations, joint ventures with Cuban counterparties, and representation in related arbitration cases. Offers considerable know-how in conventional and renewable energy as well as transport infrastructure projects. Also has notable experience acting for clients in the financial services, tourism and agro-industrial sectors.

Notable practitioners

"Awesome" practice head Hermenegildo Altozano is "the best lawyer to do anything in Cuba" and "head and shoulders above anyone else," according to one interviewee, who goes on to explain: "He has very impressive knowledge of Cuba and its nuances. He takes a very pragmatic approach which enables his clients to get an idea of what they need to do to get ahead." Another source concurs, stating: "I would describe him as the most renowned lawyer for Cuba matters anywhere in the world." Altozano is extremely well versed in investments in the energy and infrastructure fields.

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