Kennedys hires 12-lawyer team in Madrid from Clyde & Co

Group led by trio of insurance partners triples Kennedys’ lawyer headcount in Spanish capital

Addleshaw Goddard absorbs KWM’s Madrid arm to secure Spanish launch

UK firm takes advantage of KWM’s commitment to close European network as part of alliance with Eversheds Sutherland

Garrigues maintains growth streak as revenue tops €450m

Leading Spanish firm says 2.5% turnover growth sees it become first EU law firm to break €450m revenue barrier

Pérez-Llorca beefs up leadership structure by appointing two executive partners

Duo will support long-serving senior partner Pedro Pérez-Llorca at Spanish heavyweight which has been growing rapidly

ESG in 2024: getting to grips with the new paradigm

Due diligence, stock exchange requirements, carbon markets and nature will be on next year's ESG agenda, write HSF’s Silke Goldberg, Ernst Muller and Tihomir Svilanovic

  • 5mos

Garrigues names first woman senior partner, promotes 16 to partner

Labour and employment lawyer Rosa Zarza to succeed Javier Ybáñez at helm of leading Spanish firm in January

Slaughter and May, Travers Smith shepherd Vodafone’s €5bn sale of Spanish arm to Zegona

Slaughters advises longtime client Vodafone as Travers Smith counsels listed TMT investor Zegona

  • 7mos

Around the house: John Wick movie producer replaces GC with O’Melveny partner, Carling-maker names new CLO

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at adm Group, Hotelbeds, Andersen and Oportun

Eversheds Sutherland and King & Wood Mallesons forge exclusive alliance

KWM will close six offices across Europe and the Middle East with the teams expected to transfer to Eversheds Sutherland

Around the house: Crypto giant Binance promotes Ex-Skadden lawyer to GC, Marlboro-maker names new GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Grupo Dia, Tejon Ranch, SATO Corporation and SmartRoof AI

Skadden, Clifford Chance advise on Generali’s €2.3bn acquisition of Liberty Seguros

Cash deal sees Irish heavyweight Matheson and Portugal’s Morais Leitão also called in

  • 11mos

Three Crowns to continue international expansion with Spanish launch

Madrid set to become ‘truly global hub for international arbitration’, according to London-based boutique

Cuatrecasas hires Dentons’ Europe compliance co-chair in Barcelona

Diego Pol joins Spanish heavyweight alongside two associates shortly after Dentons shuttered Barcelona office, merged team into Madrid base

Top Spanish firm Cuatrecasas sees revenue grow 4.7% to hit new record

Firm’s revenue rises to €352.66m for the 2022 fiscal year as Latin American and Portuguese business grows

  • 1yr

Around the house: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation replaces retiring CLO; former Diageo lawyer trades Johnnie Walker for Ribena

This week’s roundup of top in-house hires also includes appointments at Gong Cha, Capstan Therapeutics, Advanced Vapor Devices and Pérez-Llorca

Taylor Wessing and ECIJA unveil 'strategic alliance'

Deal will see Anglo German and Spanish firms collaborate with focus on TMT and life sciences sector

Garrigues sustains growth streak as turnover rises 7% to top €443m

Leading Spanish firm points to involvement in major M&A transactions as its ups revenue by €29m, the most in its history

'The private client landscape is changing faster than ever' – The Global Legal Post launches private client law guide

Edited by Katten’s Joshua Rubenstein, Law Over Borders' comparative guide will explore post-Covid climate for high-net-worth individuals

  • 1yr

Dentons to close Barcelona office, integrate team into Madrid base

Global giant says move in line with approach in most European jurisdictions to centralise operations