Managing Partners: José María Michavila, Angel Acebes
Number of partners: 14
Number of lawyers: 98
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian
MA Abogados is composed of a highly skilled legal team of professionals who offer a qualified personal service in virtually all areas of law. Lead by José María Michavila and Ángel Acebes, both were Ministers of Justice of Spain; whose legal experience moves to an excellent legal advice. The firm believes in building a direct and agile relationship with the client when providing high-quality tax and legal service. Always managed by senior professionals, the firm ensures absolute national and international coverages since the professionals who make up the firm are in continuous legal training, speak different languages and offer dedicated and personalized attention to their clients.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
MA Abogados is supported by experts in judicial and extrajudicial procedures for resolving interbank disputes as well as corporate and project finances. The team provides personalised legal assistance to all types of organisations in terms of banking and finance: debt restructuring, advising private equity funds and collection procedures, among others.
Contacts: José María Michavila, Demetrio Madrid Alonso
The firm offers careful advice to its clients regarding the appropriate structures of management and control of the companies, the current regulation in relation to the disposition of the power relationships between shareholders, board of directors and the administration and, last, interested parties.
Contacts:Ángel Acebes Paniagua, Alberto Pérez-Solano
Restructuring / Insolvency:
More than 50 insolvency proceedings, where the firm lawyers have been designated as administrators in ordinary and shortened procedures, to back up the firm experience. The main objective of MA Abogados is to get the company’s viability helping all creditors and debtors who need it.
Contacts: José Carlos González, Lucas Fernández de Bobadilla
The firm works hard to protect all the author rights and other holders like artists, producers, and broadcasters. This field of work includes the management and defense of moral and patrimonial rights, as well as contracts related to the exploitation or transfer of economic rights and usage licenses.
Contact: Mariam Beigdeber
The firm experts in labour law offer advice in legallabour matters and attorney legal assistance before the social and administration jurisdiction bodies and competent authorities. The counseling services include advice in matters such as: substantial modification of working conditions, functional and geographical mobility, employment and work contracts and subcontracts, accidental and occupational diseases, among others.
Contact: José María Fernandez Mota
MA Abogados offers a full-service and bespoke advice in private and public M&A transactions: from design, structuring, and planning to negotiation, completion, post-completion, and integration. Transaction teams are composed of senior-level lawyers and former public officials with a profound knowledge of and experience in the following sector groups: financial investors and institutions (banking, insurance, private equity, venture capital); life sciences and social-healthcare; maritime and transportation; real estate and regulated industries
Contact: Manuel Martínez
The department of procedural law and arbitration gives advice in every kind of civil and business conflicts and any sort of litigation. Depending on the situation, MA Abogados set up a team led by a partner which aim is to avoid judicial or arbitral proceedings, offering expert counsel when the understanding is not possible.
Contact: Guillermo Alonso-Olarra
The firm provides legal assistance and legal advice in public economic law, both to the public sector and to private companies or individuals - the team advises companies on compliance with these rules and represent them if there is a dispute with an authority. The firm is specialised in harbour law and performing public procurement contracts (public procurement, public service concessions, occupation of state property agreements, etc). The firm provides assistance (advice and litigation) to businesses which act in areas with specific regulations (telecommunications, energy etc).
Contacts: Sofía Acuña Dorado, Salvador Bueno
The firm is highly specialised in public and private shipping law. Its professionals have wide experience and training in litigation and arbitration in private maritime law (port terminals, freight forwarders, shipagents, shipowners, international sale of goods) and in public maritime law (port authorities, port concessions, port licenses, fines and sanctions from public authorities).
Contact: Carlos Salinas Adelantado, Sara Recatalá Chordá
The powerful tax team of the firm offers permanent service and suggests practical and effective solutions regarding their clients’ needs, paying special attention to changes in the tax system that may affect the current issue. The firm also assumes the defense of both administrative and contentious-administrative matters in all kind of applications.
Contacts: Manuel Guardiola Tassara, José María Costa Bosch
MA Abogados offers cogent counsel on all aspects of real estate in transactional and litigation matters in every phase of real property acquisition, development and ownership. The firm provides significant experience in town planning and special