Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is Spain Law Firm of the Year

April 25, 2014

Senior Partner Enric Picanyol and Director of London Office Antonio Baena, picked up the award
Senior Partner Enric Picanyol and Director of London Office Antonio Baena, picked up the award

Chambers and Partners names the Iberian firm Spain Law Firm of the Year at its Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2014


It also publishes its Europe Guide in which the law firm improves its position


Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is the top Spanish law firm according to the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2014, held in London.


With these awards, leading legal directory Chambers and Partners recognizes European law firms for their excellence in providing services in key legal areas, such as Banking and Finance, Competition Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation and Arbitration, Energy, Tax and Labor.


The legal directory considered the firm’s strategic growth, given the economic context and European global trends; its participation in key transactions on the Spanish market; and the observations and impressions of companies and organizations, which the Chambers and Partners research team collected.


Enric Picanyol, senior partner at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, and Antonio Baena, managing partner of the firm’s London office, collected the award at the Europe Awards for Excellence gala, with all the top-level European firms in attendance.


Law firms Chiomenti (Italy), Gide Loyrette Nouel (France) and Gleiss Lutz (Germany), who together with Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira form part of the European network, also attended the awards ceremony. Gide also received the award for excellence in France, and Chiomenti and Gleiss Lutz were finalists in their respective jurisdictions.



Higher positioning in the European Guide


Chambers and Partners published the Europe Guide, which offers an in-depth analysis of over 50 European jurisdictions and focuses on 24 legal practices in Spain.


Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira has been positioned in band 1 for most of the practices analyzed on the Spanish market. In this year’s edition, the Iberian firm achieved top ranking in 13 of the 24 specialty areas analyzed.


Almost 90 of the firm’s lawyers have received individual mentions in all the practices analyzed.


Of the 18 practices analyzed on the Portuguese market, the firm continues to hold the same positions as in 2013, being positioned in band 1 for Corporate/M&A and Private Equity.  

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