Managing Partner: Adolf Rousaud, Ignasi Costas
Number of partners: 41
Number of professionals: 300 (Spain)
Number of professionals worldwide: +3600
Languages: Brazilian, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
DWF-RCD covers all legal areas, customising its advice depending on the needs of each client and matter. DWFRCD are a full-service law firm covering its clients’ needs. DWF-RCD also has a strong international focus and operate in over 30 key locations worldwide. DWF-RCD regularly advises clients on their internationalisation projects, as well as foreign companies on their domestic investments.
Values: DWF-RCD is known for its technical capacity and human quality and most of its professionals have international training and experience. It is a people-oriented firm whose professionals feel passion for what they do. Team spirit and commitment are part of its DNA.
Clients: DWF-RCD advises organisations of diverse types and sizes, both domestic and international. The firm provides services to multinational companies, SMEs, startups and family businesses, as well as public entities and private individuals.
International Coverage: Located in the financial districts of Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, we cover the whole Spanish territory. DWFRCD also has a strong international focus and operate in over 30 key locations worldwide.
Services: The firm offers a comprehensive service to its clients, with extensive knowledge of over 20 legal practice areas.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm offers comprehensive legal, economic and financial advice to parties affected by insolvency and acts as a bankruptcy administrator.
The firm advises public entities, professional associations, national and multinational companies in all economy sectors, both on a domestic level and before the European Union. Likewise, it also has experts in regulatory matters and compliance.
The team deftly handles multiple complex acquisitions of ownership and business restructuring and also provides the necessary legal services for the preparation and execution of such transactions.
Corporate Crime & Compliance:
This team is led by distinguished experts in white collar crime and offers legal advice in all areas of economic and corporate crime.
The team is guided by a risk management and claim avoidance policy designed to tackle disputes with a specialised approach.
The team provides regulatory advice to clients and also drafts and negotiates a wide range of agreements, including project finance, turn-key cleantech projects and management.
The family business department boasts a group of highly skilled professionals with experience related to negotiation and implementation of family protocols and governing bodies, among others.
The firm counts on specialists in the procedures to obtain residence and work permits in Spain, and DWF-RCD covers any other needs that EU citizens and non-EU citizens might have.
Innovation & Entrepreneurship:
With a strong commitment to innovative and entrepreneurial projects, DWF-RCD is a reference in this field. Clients include members of technology sectors, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and public research institutions for science, health and technology.
The department provides comprehensive advice to both national and international entities, including life and non-life insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance intermediaries and other operators within the sector.
The team advises leading companies as well as startups in all intangible assets including data protection, copyrights, patents and trademarks. The team provides advice on all aspects of labour and social security law
Due to its experience, DWF-RCD is renowned among universities, biotech and medical research institutes, and biotechnology start-ups. Advice includes regulatory, compliance, research and data protection.
Privacy & Data Protection:
DWF-RCD advises companies from various sectors on everything related to personal data and privacy regulations, with a special focus on the area of e-commerce.
Private Equity & Venture Capital:
The firm has domestic and international experience in advising both private equity and venture capital firms on the creation of investment vehicles and corporate structures, facilitating multidisciplinary assistance for the definition and execution of investments at all stages in the investment process.
Public, Administrative & Regulatory:
DWF-RCD’s team is heavily involved in providing preventive advice as well as representation in administrative proceedings. The team is highly specialised in the regulation of public sector entities and advising public and private clients in matters subject to regulatory bodies.
Tax & Wealth Management:
DWF-RCD assists clients with sophisticated tax structures, complex cross-border transactions and tax inspection procedures before the competent authorities.
The team offers extensive advice to companies that develop some or all of their activity in relation to different fields of technical research and new technologies, including IP, patent rights, copyright protection or compliance.
Urban Planning & Real Estate:
DWF-RCD’s team has solid experience in providing comprehensive advice to all agents in the real estate market and in urban processes.