What the team is known for
Distinguished firm with high-end capabilities within Spain and on the international stage, displaying market-leading abilities in transactions as well as strong contentious teams. The firm's top-tier international network allows it to efficiently serve the cross-border needs of Spanish clients in their international matters and to collaborate closely on investment into Spain. Its teams are frequently mandated on transactions and contentious files involving European and Latin American economies and have experience representing financial services and infrastructure clients in global projects.
The firm provides specialist and well-resourced teams across complex matters involving multiple jurisdictions. Regularly collaborating with the Linklaters global network to assist foreign investors entering the Spanish market, the Madrid office shows great proficiency on pan-European and global deals in the financial services sector. The firm offers stellar teams in Spain across private equity, corporate M&A, banking and finance, and capital markets work in the cross-border context.
The firm provides an impressive array of contentious teams to support its clients domestic and global claims, providing Spanish law advice as well as taking on a coordinating role. A trusted adviser to its financial services client base, the firm displays expertise acting for Spanish and global banks in their international disputes, predominantly across Latin American jurisdictions. The firm is called upon to advise on significant financial disputes including major insolvency and distressed debt.
A client enthuses:"It is one of the leading firms in the Spanish market and the only international one with Spanish, US and English law capabilities, based in Madrid and with outstanding experience both debt and equity capital markets transactions."
Another client highlights the "top lawyers for international deals in Spain" for their "wider understanding of how deals get done around Europe."
One source claims "the global reach of the firm was key to obtaining good intelligence" in a cross-border M&A deal. The commentator also praises the team's "deep understanding of the international portfolio."