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Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Frequently acts on either the creditor or debtor side of many of Spain's most high-profile insolvency cases. Popular choice for international clients from the financial sector. Also handles real estate and construction cases. Represents a varied client roster, including prominent names in the energy and media sectors.

Strengths One client commends the team for its "very smooth interaction," adding that the partners are "just brilliant in terms of technical skills."

Another client enthuses: "The service is impeccable," further valuing the immediate and "very high-quality" responses they receive.

Work highlights Assisted Liberbank with arbitration proceedings initiated by the major shareholders, regarding the termination of the shareholder agreement.

Notable practitioners

Borja Fernández de Trocóniz demonstrates long-standing expertise in litigation arising from restructuring transactions, as well as post-M&A disputes. One satisfied client states: "He's very commercial, and he has the ability to think globally."

Francisco Málaga demonstrates significant activity in shareholder disputes and commercial arbitration, and further assists with criminal investigations. Sources highlight his technical knowledge and add: "He's always at the cutting-edge of what's going on."