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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Pérez-Llorca bolsters finance and corporate teams with senior hires from Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and KPMG España

Laterals coincide with two internal partner promotions, including lawyer tasked with launching firm’s first Asia office in Singapore

Linklaters bolsters global dispute resolution offering with partner hires in Spain and China

Magic circle firm adds partners in Madrid and Beijing from local rivals at a time of “great activity” for dispute resolution

Linklaters rehires M&A partner from Latham & Watkins in Spain to boost corporate practice

Former CNMV chairman Sebastián Albella returns for second spell at magic circle firm in Madrid

Jones Day and Freshfields lead Orange Spain and MasMovil through €18.7bn telecoms merger

News of the combination comes after the companies entered negotiations in March

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Cuatrecasas mourns death of 'moderniser' Jorge Badía

Leading Spanish lawyer, who passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, remembered for ‘serene and wise’ leadership