Specialist in cross border commercial transactions, particularly M&A and joint ventures, and in all types of commercial agreements.

Albert Garrofé advises on management buy-in and buy-out transactions, venture capital and private equity transactions and structured financing.

He has practiced in international environments, having managed the Cuatrecasas New York office (2006-2010) and having practiced in Brussels, London, Osaka and Tokyo.

He was an associate lecturer of commercial law at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (1996-2005). Since 2014, he has been lecturing business administration students on commercial law at the private university Institut Químic de Sarrià.

He regularly speaks at international forums on M&A and other business topics.

He is a member of the International Bar Association. In the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, he has been chair of the Legal Practice Division and of the Foreign Legal Consultant Committee. In the New York State Bar Association's International Section, he is former co-chair of the Foreign Lawyers Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He is also former vice president of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce of New York and of the American Foreign Law Association.


  • Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat de Barcelona, 1986

    Postgraduate studies in Community Law
    Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona, 1987

    European Lawyers Scheme (British Council)
    University of London, King’s College, 1990

    Executive Training Program
    Japan, 1993

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Legal 500, IFLR, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal in Capital Markets, Corporate M&A, Franchise Law, Private Equity and Shipping & Transport

Lawyer of the Year 
Best Lawyers in Transportation Law (2024, 2022) and Corporate M&A (2021)

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