Press roomNews


  • João Miranda de Sousa, new managing partner of Garrigues Portugal 7/23/2015
    João Miranda de Sousa has been appointed as the new managing partner of Garrigues Portugal, which currently has offices in Lisbon and Oporto. Miranda de Sousa joined the firm in 2008, since when he has been the head of Garrigues’ Intellectual Property Department at Iberian level.
  • Luis Manuel Viñuales, Mario Ortega and Rafael Calvo pick up Garrigues' awards 5/22/2015
    Garrigues was awarded ‘Spain Tax Firm of the Year’ and ‘Spain Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year’ at the European Tax Awards ceremony held last night in London. These prestigious accolades are bestowed annually by International Tax Review (ITR) in recognition of excellence in tax matters by European firms. This year the Firm also shared a third award for its participation in the sale of ONO to Vodafone, named European Telecommunications and Technology Tax Deal of the Year. Since these awards were created in 2005, Garrigues has been named tax firm of the year on eight occasions and transfer pricing firm of the year on another three.
  • On the right side, Fernando Vives (Exective Chairman) receives the ‘Spain Law Firm of the Year’ Chambers Europe Award 4/27/2015
    Garrigues was named ‘Spain Law Firm of the Year’ at the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence award ceremony held in Amsterdam. This accolade is the result of research carried out by British publication Chambers & Partners for the annual edition of its European Guide. The study is based on personal interviews with clients throughout the year and is aimed at rewarding the work of the best legal team in each country. The Chambers award is the third prestigious international award won by Garrigues in the space of a month. The other two awards, also for law firm of the year, were granted by leading publications Legal Business and International Financial Law Review.
  • Ricardo Gómez (Garrigues' Senior Partner), Antonio Garrigues (Honorary Chairman) e Ignacio Corbera (London partner) 4/17/2015
    Garrigues has won the European awards for 'Law Firm of the Year in Spain' and the best financial transaction in the category of 'Loan of the Year'.
  • Eduardo Abad and Ignacio Corbera pick up the prize yesterday in London. 3/25/2015
    Garrigues has taken International Firm of the Year at the annual awards presented by British publication Legal Business. The awards, which have a long-standing reputation in the legal industry, recognize aspects as important as strategy, management and client service at the best firms operating in continental Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.
  • These awards are particularly valuable because the onus is on clients to select the attorneys and firms that deserve the prize. 2/20/2015
    Once again Garrigues has gained recognition with the ‘Client Choice Awards’ granted by the legal journal International Law Office. Four professionals have gained accolades for services in their respective fields of practice: Eduardo Abad, managing partner of the firm’s tax department; José María Ruiz Ilundáin, partner responsible for Garrigues Commercial law department in San Sebastián; Carla Frangoni, commercial partner in San Sebastián; and Jaime Bragado, also a partner in the commercial department at the firm’s Madrid office.
  • The seven new equity partners 10/25/2014
    The Partner’s Meeting also named seven new equity partners. These new appointments have taken the number of partners at the Firm to 292.
  • Fernando Vives takes up the reins as Executive Chairman of Garrigues 10/1/2014
    As of today, October 1, Fernando Vives, the Managing Partner of Garrigues, is the Executive Chairman of the Firm, following a resolution adopted by the Partner’s Meeting.
  • 'The Restructuring Review 2014' cover 10/1/2014
    The prestigious UK publishing house Law Business Research has once again turned to the experts from Garrigues’ Department for the publication of the seventh edition of The Restructuring Review, following the success garnered in recent years. The guide takes stock of events over the last twelve years on the legal corporate restructuring and insolvency market.
  • Garrigues is the only Spanish firm to crack the European top ten, rising from tenth to sixth place. 9/10/2014
    Garrigues has picked up the award for Continental Europe’s “Most Innovative Law Firm” at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards, the annual ceremony where the British newspaper the Financial Times grants awards for the pioneering initiatives taken by European law firms. This marks the third time in four years that the Firm has taken top honors.
  • Garrigues bolsters practice in Peru with the addition of experts in corporate and finance law 9/4/2014
    The Garrigues team in Peru has bolstered its practice with the addition of four specialists in corporate and finance law from Estudio Rubio. This group of lawyers, led by Oscar Arrús, also comprises Sergio Amiel, Thomas Thorndike and José Francisco Meier. These four professionals, renowned in the Peruvian legal market, will form part of a team headed by the Spanish partner Álvaro Valle which is already comprised of fifteen lawyers who cover the key business law areas (M&A, corporate, finance, tax, public/infrastructure law and labor law).
  • Garrigues, among the best Spanish companies to work for 8/20/2014
    Garrigues has placed among the top five best Spanish companies to work for according to the ranking unveiled every year by the magazine Actualidad Económica. Taking fifth spot, the Firm has confirmed its position as the highest-ranked law firm, as well as the only Spanish brand to make the leading positions of the Top 100.
  • Ignacio Corbera Dale, Garrigues' London office partner pick up the award 4/4/2014
    Garrigues has won the award for ‘Law Firm of the Year: Spain’ handed out every year by the specialist Euromoney journal the International Financial Law Review (IFLR). This is the seventh time that Garrigues’ work has been recognized by these international awards, now in their thirteenth year.
  • Garrigues has picked up the Client Choice Award 2014 as Firm of the Year in Spain, the fourth time it has received this award. 4/1/2014
    Garrigues has picked up the Client Choice Award 2014 as Firm of the Year in Spain, the fourth time it has received this award. The accolade is handed out every year by the International Law Office review for excellence in client service.
  • The subsidiary of the law firm Garrigues is seeking to bolster the image of its consulting services 11/21/2013
    Garrigues Medio Ambiente, the subsidiary of the law firm Garrigues, has changed its name to G-advisory. This consulting firm, founded in 2000, specializes in technical, economic and strategic advice on energy, the environment, climate change, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility.
  • Garrigues´ new equity partners at Madrid´s Partnerts Meeting 10/30/2013
    At the closing of the 2013 fiscal year (from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013), Garrigues obtained €331.9 million in revenues from professional services, according to the data submitted at the Garrigues Partners’ Meeting held today in Madrid. Figures almost matched those of the previous year (-1.68%).
  • Garrigues claimed top spot in the ranking of the finest business law practitioners in Spain 10/29/2013
    The law firm Garrigues, with 211 out of the 1,300 lawyers singled out by the US review Best Lawyers, claimed top spot in the ranking of the finest business law practitioners in Spain.
  • Fernando Zarama and Camilo Zarama, with Javier Ybáñez, managing partner of Garrigues´ Latam practice area 10/28/2013
    Garrigues has snapped up the signatures of Fernando Zarama and Camilo Zarama, the sole current partners of Zarama y Asociados, together with the other six professionals from the firm.
  • The Restructuring Review 9/13/2013
    The British publishing house Law Business Research has released the 2013 edition of The Restructuring Review, which compiles and summarizes the main developments that have occurred worldwide in the legal market for business insolvencies and restructurings.
  • You can buy the book at the ABA webstore 5/6/2013
    The EU and Competition Law Department at Garrigues coordinates this impressive review of both the procedural and substantive competition issues involved in cross-border transactions in more than 60 jurisdictions.