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.
Artificial intelligence is transforming the legal services industry and its main effect will be better quality client service. This was one of the main conclusions of the round table entitled How artificial intelligence is changing law firms, held today as part of South Summit, the summit for entrepreneurs in Southern Europe, which runs this week in Madrid.
Latin Finance, an economic publication that covers current affairs in Latin America and the Caribbean presented the award after analyzing nominations made by the different players in the industry. In evaluating the work performed by the nominees, the strategy, volume and variety of transactions, innovation and quality of execution were taken into account, as well as whether the projects brought social and economic benefits, thereby contributing to growth in the region..
Garrigues partners José Luis Ortín and David Vich have been ranked among the forty most outstanding young lawyers working in the legal sector in Spain and Portugal. The fifth edition of the “40 under Forty’ awards - which are presented by the international journal Iberian Lawyer every two years - was held yesterday in Barcelona.
The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Package introduced by the OECD proposes a series of measures to member countries aimed at combating international tax avoidance. Mexico, as a member country, has implemented it by undertaking several actions in this regard.
The Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equal Opportunity has awarded Garrigues the distinction of being an Equal Opportunity Company, a brand of excellence that acknowledges companies that stand out “in a relevant and specially significant way in the application of equal opportunity Plan policies”. Garrigues is the only law firm this year to achieve the distinction (published last Saturday in the Official State Gazette), which has been awarded to companies in different sectors since 2010.