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Firm Profile

Garrigues

Firm Profile

Madrid

  • Hermosilla, 3
  • Madrid
  • Madrid
  • Spain
  • 28001

Firm profile submitted by Garrigues

Managing Partner and Executive President: Fernando Vives
Senior Partner: Ricardo Gómez
Number of partners: 297
Number of lawyers: 1,420
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish


Garrigues is one of the largest international law firms and is among the top 100 law firms worldwide. Present in thirteen countries, its team of experts provides business law advice on the largest and most complex transactions on the market.



Corporate & M&A:

■ The corporate and M&A department comprises a group of professionals who provide specialised and comprehensive advice on all of the corporate and M&A practice areas. The firm has played a leading role in the evolution of Spanish corporate and commercial law over recent decades and has been involved in the most important, most complex and largest transactions in the Iberian market
Contact: Fernando Vives
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Mónica Martín de Vidales
Email: [email protected]
Contact:Álvaro López-Jorrín Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance:
■ In banking and finance, Garrigues advises on capital markets, project finance, acquisition finance processes, asset finance and distressed debt trading
■ Garrigues has been involved in many of the most relevant capital market transactions (IPOs, flotations, debt issues, hybrid securities, securitisations)
Contact: Rafael González-Gallarza
Email: [email protected]

Regulated Sectors:
■ Garrigues has a strong expertise on regulated sectors and has participated in many deals in the energy, IT and telecommunication and media sectors
Contact: Mónica Martín de Vidales
Email: [email protected]
Contact:Álvaro López-Jorrín
Email: [email protected]

EU & Antitrust:
■ Garrigues EU and antitrust department is one of the most prestigious not only in Spain but also at European level, with a strong team in Brussels which allows the firm to advise on enforcement proceedings started by the antitrust authorities, merger control proceedings, state aid procedures, antitrust law compliance programs. In addition the firm advises and represents clients at domestic courts and at the EU General Court and Court of Justice
Contact: Marcos Araujo
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
■ Garrigues is the reference firm for all tax matters, both on-going and transactional, to Ibex35 index companies, comprised of the largest quoted companies in Spain
■ The size of its department allows the firm’s professionals to be truly specialised in practice areas (tax litigation, transfer pricing, M&A transactions, international taxation, indirect taxes, corporate income taxes, etc.) and industries with a client-oriented focus, taking an independent approach rather than offering supplementary support service
Contact: Eduardo Abad
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Garrigues has the oldest and largest litigation and arbitrationdepartment in Spain and the firm is highly regarded on the Spanish legal market for its in-depth industry knowledge, the quality and efficiency of its services and for its ethical commitment, but what it is important to underline is that the firm seeks pragmatic solutions to disputes based on the knowledge of its clients’ business
■ The litigation and arbitration covers three areas of practice:
(i) civil and commercial litigation and domestic arbitration (institutional and ad hoc)
(ii) international arbitration (institutional and ad hoc)
(iii) white collar crime
Contact: Carlos de los Santos
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
■ Garrigues is highly skilled and has a longstanding tradition in designing and implementing optimal strategies to ensure that business restructuring processes, either operational or financial or a combination of both, achieve their goals; the practice ranges from out of Court refinancing agreements to the most complex in Court insolvency proceedings with employment and labour law measures. Garrigues also delivers comprehensive advice to lenders and other stakeholders.
Contact: Borja García-Alamán
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Adrian Thery
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Juan Verdugo
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
■ Advice on the full spectrum of companies’ employment issues, such as collective negotiations, restructurings arising from financial entities in distress, reduction of work force and cease of activities due to poor economic and market conditions, advising in the introduction of new businesses including the transfer of employees and major litigations in extremely complex environments with a huge economic impact
Contact: Rosa Zarza
Email: [email protected]

IP:
■ Covers the full spectrum of services (advice, prosecution and litigation) related to all sectors of intellectual property law, from trademark and copyright law, to patent law 
Contact: Carolina Pina
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Joa Miranda de Sousa
Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Av. República, 25, ,
  • Lisbon,
  • Portugal
  • 1050-185
  • Tel +351 21 382 1200
  • Fax +351 21 382 12900
  • Website : www.garrigues.com
  • Avenida da Boavista,
  • 3523 Ed. Aviz,
  • Porto,
  • Portugal
  • 4100-139
  • Tel +351 226 158 860
  • Fax +351 226 158 888
  • Hermosilla, 3,
  • Madrid,
  • Spain
  • 28001
  • Tel +34 91 514 5200
  • Fax +34 91 399 2408
  • Av. República, 25, ,
  • Lisbon,
  • Portugal
  • 1050-185
  • Tel +351 21 382 1200
  • Fax +351 21 382 12900
  • Avenida da Boavista,
  • 3523 Ed. Aviz,
  • Porto,
  • Portugal
  • 4100-139
  • Tel +351 226 158 860
  • Fax +351 226 158 888
  • Avenue d'Auderghem,
  • 22-28,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • 1040
  • Tel +32 2 545 3700
  • Fax +32 2 545 3799
  • Rua Funchal, 418, ,
  • 34 andar,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 04551-060
  • Tel + 55 11 3521 7162
  • Fax +55 11 3205 8110
  • Carrera 7 No. 75-66 Oficina 702,
  • Bogotá,
  • Capital District
  • Colombia
  • Tel +57 1 319 26 98
  • 3205 West Gate Mall,
  • 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200041
  • Tel +86 21 5228 1122
  • Fax +86 21 6272 6125
  • China World Trade Centre 1,
  • Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue,
  • (Tower 1-Office 1815),
  • Beijing,
  • China
  • 100004
  • Tel +8610 857 0000
  • Fax +8610 8572 0020
  • Corporativo Reforma Diana,
  • Paseo de la Reforma, 412 - Piso 24,
  • Col. Juárez,
  • Mexico City,
  • Ciudad de México
  • Mexico
  • 06600
  • Tel +52 55 2881 6713
  • Fax +52 55 2881 6602
  • 3, Boulevard Massira Al Khadra,
  • Casablanca,
  • Grand Casablanca
  • Morocco
  • 20100
  • Tel +212 22 77 72 40
  • Fax +212 22 77 72 59
  • Av. Víctor Andrés Belaúnde, 332 ,
  • Oficina 701,
  • San Isidro,
  • Lima,
  • Peru
  • Tel +51 1 712 8356
  • Fax +51 1 399 2699
  • Warsaw Financial Center,
  • Emilii Plater 53,
  • Warsaw,
  • Masovian
  • Poland
  • 00-113
  • Tel +48 22 540 6100
  • Fax +48 22 463 6101
  • Hermosilla, 3,
  • Madrid,
  • Spain
  • 28001
  • Tel +34 91 514 5200
  • Fax +34 91 399 2408
  • 20 Abchurch Lane,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4N 7BB
  • Tel +44 207 398 5820
  • Fax +44 207 398 5839
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 780 Third Avenue,
  • 35th floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10017
  • Tel +1 212 751 9233
  • Fax +1 212 355 3594
  • Avenue d'Auderghem,
  • 22-28,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • 1040
  • Tel +32 2 545 3700
  • Fax +32 2 545 3799
  • Rua Funchal, 418, ,
  • 34 andar,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 04551-060
  • Tel + 55 11 3521 7162
  • Fax +55 11 3205 8110
  • Carrera 7 No. 75-66 Oficina 702,
  • Bogotá,
  • Capital District
  • Colombia
  • Tel +57 1 319 26 98
  • China World Trade Centre 1,
  • Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue,
  • (Tower 1-Office 1815),
  • Beijing,
  • China
  • 100004
  • Tel +8610 857 0000
  • Fax +8610 8572 0020
  • 3205 West Gate Mall,
  • 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200041
  • Tel +86 21 5228 1122
  • Fax +86 21 6272 6125
  • Corporativo Reforma Diana,
  • Paseo de la Reforma, 412 - Piso 24,
  • Col. Juárez,
  • Mexico City,
  • Ciudad de México
  • Mexico
  • 06600
  • Tel +52 55 2881 6713
  • Fax +52 55 2881 6602
  • 3, Boulevard Massira Al Khadra,
  • Casablanca,
  • Grand Casablanca
  • Morocco
  • 20100
  • Tel +212 22 77 72 40
  • Fax +212 22 77 72 59
  • Av. Víctor Andrés Belaúnde, 332 ,
  • Oficina 701,
  • San Isidro,
  • Lima,
  • Peru
  • Tel +51 1 712 8356
  • Fax +51 1 399 2699
  • Warsaw Financial Center,
  • Emilii Plater 53,
  • Warsaw,
  • Masovian
  • Poland
  • 00-113
  • Tel +48 22 540 6100
  • Fax +48 22 463 6101
  • 20 Abchurch Lane,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4N 7BB
  • Tel +44 207 398 5820
  • Fax +44 207 398 5839
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 780 Third Avenue,
  • 35th floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10017
  • Tel +1 212 751 9233
  • Fax +1 212 355 3594
  • Hermosilla, 3,
  • Madrid,
  • Spain
  • 28001
  • Tel +34 91 514 5200
  • Fax +34 91 399 2408
  • Avenue d'Auderghem,
  • 22-28,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • 1040
  • Tel +32 2 545 3700
  • Fax +32 2 545 3799
  • 3205 West Gate Mall,
  • 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200041
  • Tel +86 21 5228 1122
  • Fax +86 21 6272 6125
  • 3, Boulevard Massira Al Khadra,
  • Casablanca,
  • Grand Casablanca
  • Morocco
  • 20100
  • Tel +212 22 77 72 40
  • Fax +212 22 77 72 59
  • Av. República, 25, ,
  • Lisbon,
  • Portugal
  • 1050-185
  • Tel +351 21 382 1200
  • Fax +351 21 382 12900
  • 780 Third Avenue,
  • 35th floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10017
  • Tel +1 212 751 9233
  • Fax +1 212 355 3594
  • Avenida da Boavista,
  • 3523 Ed. Aviz,
  • Porto,
  • Portugal
  • 4100-139
  • Tel +351 226 158 860
  • Fax +351 226 158 888
  • Warsaw Financial Center,
  • Emilii Plater 53,
  • Warsaw,
  • Masovian
  • Poland
  • 00-113
  • Tel +48 22 540 6100
  • Fax +48 22 463 6101
  • Isidora Goyenechea 3477,
  • Piso 14,
  • Las Condes,
  • Santiago de Chile,
  • Santiago
  • Chile
  • Tel +56 2 2941 9000
  • Fax +56 2 2941 9041
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 20 Abchurch Lane,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4N 7BB
  • Tel +44 207 398 5820
  • Fax +44 207 398 5839
  • Email : [email protected]
  • China World Trade Centre 1,
  • Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue,
  • (Tower 1-Office 1815),
  • Beijing,
  • China
  • 100004
  • Tel +8610 857 0000
  • Fax +8610 8572 0020
  • Rua Funchal, 418, ,
  • 34 andar,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 04551-060
  • Tel + 55 11 3521 7162
  • Fax +55 11 3205 8110
  • Av. Víctor Andrés Belaúnde, 332 ,
  • Oficina 701,
  • San Isidro,
  • Lima,
  • Peru
  • Tel +51 1 712 8356
  • Fax +51 1 399 2699
  • Corporativo Reforma Diana,
  • Paseo de la Reforma, 412 - Piso 24,
  • Col. Juárez,
  • Mexico City,
  • Ciudad de México
  • Mexico
  • 06600
  • Tel +52 55 2881 6713
  • Fax +52 55 2881 6602
  • Carrera 7 No. 75-66 Oficina 702,
  • Bogotá,
  • Capital District
  • Colombia
  • Tel +57 1 319 26 98