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 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 – “Most innovative law firm in Europe (outside UK)” (Financial Times, 2018). Cuatrecasas has been recognized as the 2018 “Most Innovative law firm in Europe (outside the UK)”. The law firm ranks 10th among the 50 most innovative law firms in Europe, and is the only one in a non-English country among the top 10.

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 by number of deals in the main M&A rankings in the past few years.

Exceptional knowledge and expertise – It 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, 2018). For the seventh year running, Cuatrecasas has been recognized as the best firm for national initiatives in Spain relating to gender diversity.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update

First quarter report on Cuatrecasas' recent cases and transactions and recent legislation and case law in Spain.

Member Firm News

Cuatrecasas, a leading law firm in Spain and Portugal, has elected Rafael Fontana as Senior Partner and Jorge Badía as Managing Partner.

The agreement between Cuatrecasas Acelera and MicroBank, aimed at promoting job creation, will enable entrepreneurs to access financing to create and promote innovative business projects.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction


Palma De Mallorca
San Sebastian

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


Belgium, Brussels
England, London
Lisbon Porto

Africa & Middle East

Angola, Luanda
Morocco, Casablanca
Mozambique, Maputo


China, Shanghai

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Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
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Member Firm Leaders Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
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Practice Group Leaders Forum
Practice Groups
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Information Technology
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Antitrust & Competition
Antitrust & Competition
Corporate Governance
Corporate Governance
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