With a multidisciplinary and diverse team of 1,000 lawyers from 24 nationalities across the globe, Cuatrecasas advises on all areas of business law, applying a sectoral approach and covering all types of business.
We have a strong presence throughout the Iberian Peninsula, and a network of 28 offices in 13 countries. Thanks to our close collaboration with leading law firms in other countries, we offer a team to meet every client’s needs and every scenario.
We have a long track-record working side by side with leading companies, advising them on their day-to-day activity and on major transactions. With expert knowledge of various industries, we offer the most sophisticated advice in every specialty.
We take a different approach, applying cutting-edge technology and Lean Project Management. We foster collaboration across disciplines and with our clients to deliver the best results, fast.
Innovative advice – For the second consecutive year, Cuatrecasas was named the most innovative firm in continental Europe by the prestigious publication the Financial Times. The firm, which won the awards for the “Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe (excluding UK)”, improved on last year's results to become the sixth most innovative law firm in Europe (including UK).
Market recognition – Recognized every year as leader by prestigious legal directories (Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR) in the main legal practices, including corporate M&A, tax, dispute resolution and employment, where we have been ranked (among several others practices) in Band 1 by Chambers.
Leading market share in M&A transactions – Cuatrecasas is one of the most active players in the Iberian M&A field and has been ranked first or second by number of deals in the main M&A rankings in the past few years.
Exceptional knowledge and expertise – The firm has specialist knowledge and experience to handle complex cross-border transactions.
Diversity – “Best Spanish law firm and best national gender diversity initiative” (Euromoney Legal Media Group, 2019). For the ninth year running, Cuatrecasas has been recognized as the best firm for national initiatives in Spain relating to gender diversity.
Disruptive thinking – We were the first European law firm to create a startup accelerator. Three editions later, we have worked on over 20 different projects. We have also established the first specialist investment vehicle in legaltech startups.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
Cuatrecasas advised Levitec Sistemas on an agreement with PFP II—an independent producer of renewable energy, majority-owned by the international infrastructure fund CUBE—to build a 50 MW photovoltaic plant in Calatorao (Zaragoza), Spain.
Cuatrecasas advised Platinum Equity on acquiring Urbaser, one of the world's largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying (CNTY) in a transaction with an enterprise value of €3.5 billion.
Cuatrecasas advised the Catalan construction company Comsa Corporación on closing the refinancing of its bank debt for a global amount of €487 million. This enables Comsa to restructure its long-term debt to adjust it to the forecasts under its 2021-2026 strategic plan. It also secured its long-te
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