In this chapter we feature 26 lawyers for their outstanding work advising boardroom clients, shareholders and management teams on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, from transactions and due diligence to complex shareholder disputes.
Most Highly Regarded
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo performs well with four listings.
Richard Silberstein is a go-to lawyer with an encyclopaedic understanding of corporate and contractual law.
Fernando de las Cuevas maintains a strong reputation for his top-tier M&A and corporate finance practice.
Fernando Igartua Arregui is a well-regarded figure who earns acclaim for his exceptional work advising companies on project financing matters, structured finance deals and complex takeovers.
Francisco Peña González is “highly recommended for corporate governance” by impressed peers who highlight his adept handling of insolvency proceedings and shareholder disputes.
Uría Menéndez earns an impressive five nominations in this chapter.
Carlos Costa Andrade receives plaudits for his broad expertise spanning capital markets transactions, IPOs, takeovers, securities and the full gamut of corporate governance issues.
Luis de Carlos is a seasoned lawyer with decades of experience advising domestic and international companies on the full spectrum of corporate law issues.
Cándido Paz-Ares is a long-standing figure who is considered an authority on corporate governance matters.
Morais Leitão sees four practitioners highlighted here.
Carlos Osório de Castro regularly advises multinational companies on complex M&A and capital markets deals.
Nuno Galvão Teles possesses more than 30 years of experience advising an array of companies on transactional matters.
Filipe Lowndes Marques is singled out for his wide-ranging corporate practice which covers securitisations, capital markets transactions, bonds issuances and IPOs.
Rui Patrício is renowned for his work on internal investigations, white-collar disputes and compliance matters.
VdA’s Paulo Olavo Cunha is celebrated for his extensive experience advising high-profile Portuguese companies on restructuring issues and shareholder disputes.
Pedro Pérez-Llorca of Pérez-Llorca is distinguished by his 25-plus years of experience advising Spanish and international companies on takeovers, cross-border M&A transactions and IPOs.
At Garrigues, Sergio González Galán is noted for his “excellent negotiation skills and strong relationship with clients”. He is touted by clients as “flexible and agile” with a detailed understanding of corporate law.