Garrigues posted revenues of €364.6 million, up 2.1% (€7.5 million) on the previous year. The main driver behind these earnings was the international business (Garrigues has offices in 13 countries on 4 continents), with an increasingly strong revenue contribution - 13.2% of total earnings at the 2018 year end.
Garrigues has been named Tax Firm of the Year at the Chambers Spain Awards. The award was presented at the first edition of the national awards organized by UK directory Chambers & Partners to recognize the work of firms operating in Spain.
When responding to a fake news crisis, the communications strategy and the legal strategy must go hand in hand. This was one of the conclusions reached during the event How to handle a fake news crisis - Legal and communications strategies, organized by Garrigues and Estudio de Comunicación.
Garrigues was named the best infrastructure firm in Latin America as part of the annual IJGlobal Awards, which recognize the region’s best advisors in infrastructure and project finance. The award was given in ceremony held in New York, which brought together the main companies and firms operating in Latin America.
Garrigues has been named Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year: Portugal by international publication Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) at the 15th Annual IP Awards. Garrigues picked up the award last night in London at a ceremony attended by the leading European firms.
Garrigues has taken the international award for Best Strategy Implementation for its Innovation Think Tank, an internal ideas laboratory made up of more than one hundred professionals from different offices and professional categories which is driving innovation at the firm and promoting a different, more cross-cutting, collaborative and flexible way of working. The awards are presented by the Managing Partners’ Forum (MPF), a professional organization based in London that brings together senior executives from law firms and consulting firms in the City, in collaboration with the Harvard Business Review and the Financial Times. Each year, the awards recognize the capacity for innovation in internal management shown by international firms, as well as their progress in the quality and effectiveness of their client service. Four specific aspects are taken into consideration: Leadership & Strategy, the Client Journey, Operational Excellence and Responsible Business.
Garrigues been awarded the Mention as Equal Opportunity Employer at the 1st Corporate Social Responsibility in Employment Awards launched by the Madrid Regional Government through the Department of Economy, Employment and Finance. These awards recognize the work of companies and organizations that adopt measures to help improve working conditions and enhance employee wellbeing.
As a precursor to the March 12, 2019 Conference on Tax Compliance and Best Practices, organized by the legal publishing house Lefebvre, on February 12 Garrigues hosted a session titled “UNE standard 19602 and the State Tax Agency”. During the session, approval of the new standard, which had completed its public consultation phase, was announced. The standard will be formally published in the coming weeks.
Garrigues has been named ‘Law Firm of the Year for the Andes’ at Latin Finance’s Deal of the Year Awards, which recognize the best deals in Latin America each year. The awards ceremony held last night in New York, where the publication is headquartered, brought together the major financial operators and leading international law firms in the region. This is the second time Garrigues has won the award.