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Jausas

Barcelona

  • Passeig de Gràcia 103
  • 7ª planta
  • Barcelona
  • Catalonia
  • Spain
  • 08008
  • www. jausaslegal.com
  • Number of partners worldwide: 9
  • Number of lawyers worldwide: 60

Firm Overview:
JAUSAS is a reputable multidisciplinary law firm with a well established national presence. The firm counts 60 professionals offering business advice in the standard areas of law practice as well as in areas of productivity that are performing in specific tax and legal contexts.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Corporate & Business:
The firm offers its business clients full and continuing legal assistance in complying with all the corporate, accountancy, tax, criminal and other legal mandates in relation to public authorities, business partners and/or third parties.
Contact: Sergio Giménez

Distribution & Franchising: JAUSAS has extensive experience in providing legal and tax assistance regarding all aspects of distribution and franchising. The firm can effectively draft and negotiate every type of distribution and franchise contract, and offer its clients expert counselling, litigation and dispute resolution advice on the conflicts that may arise as they establish, operate and grow their businesses.
Contact: Jordi Ruiz de Villa

Litigation & Arbitration:
JAUSAS has distinguished litigation and arbitration practices. Its Litigation Team also assists its clients in the enforcement of foreign judgements in Spain, as well as in the preparation and follow-up of lawsuits arising under other countries’ jurisdictions. It is also experienced in issuing opinions on Spanish law to be used in foreign courts.
Contact: Joan Vidal de Llobatera

Insolvency & Restructuring:
JAUSAS is one of the leading firms in insolvency proceedings and business reorganisations. Its “Business Reorganisation Group” is one of the most important of its kind in Spain. It gives advice in legal, labour and tax matters related to critical situations with an interdisciplinary approach, aiming to achieve the best outcome for all parties concerned.
Contact: Agustín Bou

National & International Tax:
JAUSAS has a team of experts on international tax regulations who advise companies and private individuals on tax issues related to any kind of operations and transactions. There is also a team of experts on Spanish tax regulations who advise companies and private individuals on tax issues related to all kinds of transactions.
Contact: Immaculada Sallent

Healthcare:
JAUSAS is one of the leading law firms offering legal advice on matters related to pharmaceutical products and medical equipment. Its team of lawyers has a high grade of specialisation and specific knowledge in this practice area, with an extensive experience regarding the special features of the health legislation and the pharmaceutical sector in general.
Contact: Héctor Jausàs

International Work:
JAUSAS has established collaboration agreements with the most reputable firms in every jurisdiction. These achievements are now part of the firm’s capital assets. JAUSAS’ lawyers offer bilingual advice in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Clients:
The experience gathered over the years has brought JAUSAS to distinguish itself by dedicating maximum resources to form specialist teams in special areas of the economy, areas with specific legal contexts that require highly qualified lawyers. To deal with issues in these specialised areas, JAUSAS was formed with a Pharmaceutical Law Department that gives advice to the most important national and international pharmaceutical companies. The law firm has also acquired an excellent reputation as sectorial adviser in the fields of advertising, automotive, aviation, chemical, food and agriculture, IT or tourism.

Branches

  • Paseo de la Castellana,
  • 5ª Planta,
  • Madrid,
  • Spain
  • 28046
  • Tel +34 91 575 70 53
  • Fax +34 91 781 08 41
  • Email : madrid@jausaslegal.com

General Business Law - Barcelona

THE FIRM This solid Barcelona firm is well established in the IP and life sciences markets, and its dispute resolution and tax teams are also highly recommended. Recently the IP team advised homeware products manufacturer BRA-MONIX on patent infringement proceedings. The life sciences and tax teams were recently instructed by a Spanish company to develop its pharmaceutical business with a Chinese entity.

Sources say: "It brings together fast responses, precision and spot-on advice."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Héctor Jausàs is managing partner.

Dispute Resolution - Spain

THE FIRM This team has a presence in Barcelona and Madrid, and focuses on banking litigation and disputes in the pharmaceuticals sector. Clients include regulatory bodies, financial institutions and large corporates, and the team has recently been involved in matters relating to derivatives, mortgages and investment funds.

KEY INDIVIDUALS The department is headed by Jordi Ruiz de Villa and Pablo Franquet.

Intellectual Property - Spain

Life Sciences - Spain

THE FIRM With a presence in both Barcelona and Madrid, this health and pharmaceutical law department advises clients on regulatory matters relating to medical devices and pharmaceutical products. The team frequently handles mandates for multinationals and start-ups in the biotech sector, and also advises on various aspects of clinical investigations.

Sources say: “I'm very happy with the team – it empathises well with us and the senior partners are always available.”

KEY INDIVIDUALS Héctor Jausas impresses sources with his regulatory knowledge and familiarity with the Spanish legislation in this area. Clients say he understands the pharmaceutical world incredibly well, and describe him as being "very flexible in his advice. He's optimistic and will always find a solution." 

Restructuring/Insolvency - Spain

THE FIRM A favourite with Catalan clients, this group gains plaudits for its strength in insolvency. Two partners lead the team, which typically services clients from the real estate, retail and finance sectors. Of late the team assisted Edifica with insolvency proceedings totalling EUR8.7 million.

Sources say: “The team is well structured, and the partners get fully involved in the day-to-day work. The juniors are also impressive."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Department head Agustin Bou has extensive experience in M&A issues. He goes up in the rankings thanks to all-round praise. "He's a superb lawyer. He explains clearly, is always available and drafts documents well. He's serious in the negotiation room and doesn't waste time, which makes things easier for the client."