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What the team is known for

Highly regarded Iberian firm with an impressive global footprint with offices across the USA, Latin America, Europe and Asia. A full-service offering, including expertise in a broad range of transactional work, disputes and project finance. For multi-jurisdictional matters beyond its own international network, the firm readily coordinates with co-counsel to maintain an effective cross-border service. Its cross-border manoeuvrability is enhanced by the firm's non-exclusive relationships with prominent independent firms in many jurisdictions across the globe. The firm boasts a significant presence in lusophone African markets, including Mozambique and Angola.

A strong transactional practice, housing impressive M&A and private equity teams servicing an established client base of multinational corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms. Its capital markets team demonstrates notable expertise in DCM and securitisation matters. The finance team assists with a broad range of cross-border transactions, as well as refinancings. Cuatrecasas also has an active presence in the projects and energy space, with particular expertise in the oil and gas sector. Its disputes offering is spearheaded by a dedicated criminal law practice well-versed in tax fraud and bribery, which supplements its experience in corporate litigation.


Receiving accolades from sources regarding the project management skills demonstrated by the firm on international legal transactions, one source reports: "They have been extremely helpful. In particular we appreciated their ability to coordinate work with some of their sister firms."

One client emphasises: "We are working on a pan-European level and Cuatrecasas is very capable of coping with these requirements."

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