Cuatrecasas

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.

Why Cuatrecasas:

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

Member Firm News

Member news round-up and major matters.

Awards & Accolades

The Cuatrecasas Foundation - through an independent panel chaired by Matfas Rodrfguez lnciarte - has decided to award the Manuel Olivencia Award for Good Corporate Governance, which acknowledges the best corporate governance practices by Spanish listed companies, to Inditex (lndustria de Diseno Textil, S.A.).

Legal Update

Our Venture Capital Group collaborated on an expansive guide covering more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on VC deals (and more!). The objective of this publication is to serve as a Q&A-style multi-jurisdictional guide to venture capital law in countries where WLG member firms have offices. This chapter covers Spain - contributed by Diana Rivera of Cuatrecasas.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Spain

Barcelona
Alicante
Bilbao
Girona
Lleida
Madrid
Malaga
Palma De Mallorca
San Sebastian
Seville
Valencia
Vigo
Vitoria
Zaragoza

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

North America

United States 
New York - U.S.A., New York City
 
Mexico, Mexico City

Central & South America

South America 
Brazil, Sao Paulo
Colombia, Bogotá
Peru, Lima

Europe

Belgium, Brussels
England, London
Portugal,
Lisbon Porto

Africa & Middle East

Africa 
Angola, Luanda *
Morocco, Casablanca *
Mozambique, Maputo *

Asia-Pacific

China,
Beijing Shanghai

* Indicates affiliated firm

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
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Life Sciences
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Antitrust & Competition
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