Financial Institutions

At Garrigues we advise numerous banks and other credit institutions operating in the Spanish market on all areas of their business and activities, whether they be internal matters or client transactions.

The Financial Institutions industry group brings together a multidisciplinary team of the best professionals working in the banking industry, enabling them to share and exchange their extensive know-how and expertise.

We have over two hundred professionals from each area of expertise who advise credit institutions through our network of offices in Spain, Portugal and further afield. The team is coordinated by partners Aurelio López and Ramón Tejada, both of whom have many years’ experience in providing tax and legal advice to the financial services industry.

We offer truly comprehensive advice to Spanish and foreign credit institutions, whatever the nature of their business, and our products and services encompass the following areas:

  • Legislative and regulatory compliance
  • E-banking and technology
  • Issues and capital markets
  • Finance
  • Labor and employment matters and employee welfare
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Good corporate governance and transparency
  • Litigation
  • Tax
  • Accounting law