Last Thursday, more than a thousand people attended the tenth edition of Rock & Law, the legal community’s outreach concert, held for the third time in Barcelona (Sala Razzmatazz). The initiative raised more than 96,812 euros through the sale of tickets and contributions by sponsors, which will be donated to the Cuenta conmigo pediatric palliative care support project run by the Enriqueta Villavecchia Foundation. It is the highest amount raised in the history of Rock & Law in Spain.
Garrigues has won the Gold Award for Best Latin American Law Firm for its outstanding presence in the region and, specifically, for the work of the corporate law practice and its advice on transactions in strategic sectors for the Latin American economy.
For the second time in a row, Garrigues has been named Transatlantic Independent Law Firm of the Year for its cross-border activity and its regional presence in Europe and America. This award is granted each year by the international media group, ALM, based in the US and the UK, which publishes specialized legal titles, such as The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel or Legal Week.
Celia Herrero Cantó is the winner of the 2019 Young Lawyers Awards, hosted by Centro de Estudios Garrigues and Fundación Garrigues. Bárbara Montanari and María Rodrigo Muro came in second and third place, respectively. The acting Minister of Justice, Dolores Delgado García, handed out the diplomas at the headquarters of Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
Garrigues has been doubly recognized as Tax Firm of the Year in Spain and Portugal. The firm collected the honors bestowed by International Tax Review (ITR) at the European Tax Awards held yesterday in London. These prestigious annual awards reward excellence in tax matters by European firms. The firm also picked up a third award for its participation in Blackstone’s acquisition of the real estate assets of Banco Popular, listed by ITR as Impact Deal of the Year.
Garrigues scooped both Peru Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year and Capital Markets Firm of the Year in the Andes at the Americas Awards organized by International Financial Law Review (IFLR). The awards ceremony, held last night in New York, recognized the advice provided by firms in the region that participated in the most innovative cross-border transactions and that have demonstrated their knowledge and expertise in strategic areas, such as M&A or banking and finance.