Garrigues has been doubly recognized as firm of the year in Spain in the categories of tax disputes and indirect tax. The publication International Tax Review (ITR), which covers tax news from firms across the globe, has granted these awards in the context of the EMEA Tax Awards, held yesterday in London and attended by the most noteworthy European firms and lawyers in the tax field.
Garrigues leads the legal services market in the European Union, according to the annual European 100 report published by UK publication The Lawyer. The report analyzes the performance of the top-billing firms in Europe. Garrigues once again tops the table, with global revenue of €414.2 million and 7,1% growth. The firm also leads the ranking in terms of number of professionals.
The Garrigues Murcia office is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A quarter of a century in which the firm has accompanied its clients in the region, offering them advice covering every angle of business law. The firm celebrated this milestone yesterday with an event at which professionals from the firm thanked clients for their trust in Garrigues over the years. The event was also attended by the authorities, including the President of the Murcia Regional Government, Fernando López Miras.
The firm continues to bolster its Latin American offering with the addition of a new partner, Carolina Camacho, who will take charge of the labor law department in Bogotá.
In 2021, Garrigues billed €414.2 million, climbing 7.1% in the year and making it the first Iberian law firm to pass the €400 million mark in revenues.
The observatory presented its activities and invited professionals and representatives from a number of legal players to share their forecasts as to the digitization of the legal industry in Spain.
The Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL) honored Garrigues with the 2020 Espiga de Oro award for Commitment at an event held at CaixaForum in Madrid, which was presided over by Luis Planas, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Garrigues’ executive chairman Fernando Vives collected the award from FESBAL President Pedro Llorca.
The Garrigues Partners’ Meeting has approved the appointment of 14 new equity partners in the firm’s offices in Barcelona, Bilbao, Bogotá, Lisbon, Madrid, Málaga, Porto, San Sebastián, Valencia, Valladolid and Zaragoza.
G-advisory, Garrigues’ consulting arm offering technical, economic and strategic advice on energy and ESG matters has rebranded its visual identity to align with new market demands. The new image, heavily centered around the color green, seeks to convey the values of the brand, with a clear sustainable commitment.
The Ministry of Equality has decided to extend Garrigues’ certification as an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), a mark of excellence that acknowledges companies “that notably and significantly excel in the application of equal treatment and equal opportunity policies” through equality measures and plans.