Press release

Garrigues has bolstered its banking and finance practice in Mexico with the incorporation of Manuel Groenewold as a corporate/commercial law partner. The appointment, which will be submitted for approval to the next Partners’ Meeting, means the Mexico City team will now have over 30 professionals and 8 partners.
Garrigues has reinforced its team with the hiring of two eminent female partners. Mónica Bolaños will form part of the Bogotá tax practice while Mireia del Pozo joins the Barcelona administrative and constitutional law practice. Both appointments, which will be submitted for approval to the next Partners’ Meeting, reflect the firm’s strategy of consolidating its position as a leading provider of business law advice.
Garrigues has won the award for the leading M&A firm in Iberia in 2022. This accolade is given each year by Mergermarket, one of the top specialized global M&A publications, recognizing the work of legal and financial advisers on the biggest deals of the year in Europe. This is the fourth time Garrigues has won the award.
The Garrigues Partners’ Meeting has approved the appointment of 16 new equity partners (14 in Spain and 2 from international offices), as well as a new partner in G-advisory, the consulting arm offering technical, economic and strategic advice on energy and ESG matters. Half of Garrigues’ new partners, both in Spain and in the international offices are women.
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.