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.
Garrigues Portugal has been named IP Law Firm of the year in the first edition of the Global IP Awards granted by the international publications World Trademark Review (WTR) and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM). The firm received the award yesterday in a ceremony held in London.
Garrigues has hired Claudio Moraga Klenner as head of the public law practice at the Santiago de Chile office. He is also joined by Sebastián Hassi Troxler. Both professionals come from Chilean firm Miquel, which specializes in public law.
Garrigues is once again the firm with the highest number of professionals in the Best Lawyers ranking for Spain. Specifically, it has 257. It is also named best law firm of the year in the Labor law and Tax law practice areas.
The Garrigues Partners’ Meeting has approved the appointment of fifteen new equity partners, taking the total to 300. Of the fifteen, twelve are based in Spain, with the remaining three based in Brussels, Bogota and Lima. The twelve Spanish partners come from Madrid (5), Bilbao (2), Barcelona (2), Valencia (2) and Murcia (1).
Four years after the new rules on challenging corporate resolutions were passed, a comprehensive group of experts has taken stock of the effects of the legislation, pending consolidation of the judicial opinions that have been gradually handed down during that time.
The Global Compact, the international initiative which seeks to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) within the framework of the United Nations (UN) has included [email protected] among the good practices it has highlighted for 2018. This is a tool created by Garrigues and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, which applies robotics to the management of legal documentation. Specifically, the tool was bestowed this distinction in the Innovation category.