Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira: leading corporate practice in Iberia


Chambers Global, legal directory par excellence, recognizes Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira’s leadership in corporate, banking and finance, tax, and litigation practice areas in Spain and Portugal in 2012. The Iberian firm is also a benchmark law firm in China, Latin America and North Africa

Chambers Global has reaffirmed Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira’s leadership in the legal market as its corporate, tax and litigation practice areas once again take the top position in Spain, a privileged position it also holds this year for banking and finance. The firm’s corporate lawyers in Portugal are also celebrating, after once again taking the lead for its corporate practice area in Portugal.

The legal directory also recognizes the excellence of the firm’s energy, capital markets, intellectual property, projects and infrastructure and restructuring practice areas in the Iberian market, as well as the growing potential of our practice areas in Asia, Latin America and North Africa. In China, our mid-market corporate practice developed by our Shanghai office is considered one of the best in the world. Our lawyers in Casablanca are known for setting the benchmark in Morocco, while our services in arbitration and mergers and acquisitions are clearly also renowned in Latin America.

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira’s lawyers also stand out for their individual achievements. Over 50 of our lawyers are ranked between first and fifth positions, and over 20 are ranked first for the practice areas mentioned above, in Iberia and in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North Africa. The number of lawyers ranked this year by Chambers Global is higher than in past editions, in terms of quality and quantity. The firm’s chief executive officer Rafael Fontana said the results were “excellent,” as they “show, year after year, that Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leader in the Iberian and international legal sectors; these results demonstrate the market’s confirmation of the firm’s quality work and deserved recognition.”