Garrigues has bolstered its Lima office with the incorporation of a team of five highly-regarded lawyers to establish its litigation and arbitration practice in Peru. The team, joining from Benites, Forno & Ugaz, is led by Hugo Forno and Melissa Núñez.
The Garrigues partners Mónica Martín de Vidales, joint head of the Corporate/Commercial Law Department, Rosa Zarza, head of the Labor and Employment Law Department and Susana Pimenta de Sousa, from the Portugal office, feature in Iberian Lawyer’s new ranking of the Top 50 women in the legal industry in Spain and Portugal.
On December 12, a seminar on experiences in public-private participation (PPP) projects in Spain and Poland was held in the main auditorium of the Polish Ministry of Development.
Garrigues has received the European Law Firm of the Year award from the international legal journal Legal Week for the third time. This is one of the most prestigious accolades in the legal sector, awarded to leading firms, teams and professionals which have stood out for their accomplishments in 2017 in the European legal market.
Garrigues received the Regional Client Service Award in Latin America at the annual awards organized by UK directory Chambers & Partners to recognize the work of local and international firms operating in the region.
Half of the new partners practice outside of Spain, reflecting the increasingly international nature of the firm.
The book arose out of the doctoral thesis that our colleague defended this past April at Universidad Nebrija.
Lawyer Andrés Ordóñez Rizo joined Garrigues’ Bogotá office as counsel in October. He has extensive experience, gained over more than sixteen years, representing multinationals in Latin America in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Garrigues ranks among the top five tech-savvy law firms in Europe
Finboot, a digital platform for the signature of smart contracts has been named the winner of the first Legal Tech Startup Competition organized by Garrigues in conjunction with Spain Startup at South Summit, the summit for entrepreneurs in Southern Europe. The competition seeks to encourage research projects that focus on developing new technologies in the field of law and offers the winner a free package of legal advice provided by experts from Garrigues. In total, more than one hundred projects took part. The four finalists got their chance to present their start-ups at South Summit today.