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Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor

Work +34 93 2419740
Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia

Ricard Gené

Work +34 93 241 9740
Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor

Work Department

Commercial and Corporate, Real Estate, Administrative


Ricard Gené is Joint Managing Partner of the Barcelona office and a partner in the Commercial Department. He has spent most of his professional career with the Firm and was the first Managing Partner of the Madrid office.

He focuses on corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, real estate issues and contracts in the distribution, commercial agency and franchising segments.

His experience includes, among other areas, advising on the sale or acquisition of businesses, expansion and restructuring operations, the sale and purchase of assets and business lines, and contractual procedures in the real estate sector, including the sale, purchase and lease of commercial premises and office buildings.

He is experienced in advising on foreign investments by multinationals setting up business in Spain through subsidiaries, branches or the acquisition of existing companies, as well as helping Spanish companies to expand abroad, in association with lawyers from other countries. He has been involved in many operations of this kind, including the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures and strategic alliances in other countries.

He is widely recognised for his experience in the field of commercial distribution and franchising, having been involved in both the creation and expansion of networks through international distribution, multifranchising and master franchising agreements.


Spanish, Catalan, English and French, with a knowledge of German, Italian and Slovenian.


Barcelona Bar Association

Member of the International Distribution Institute (IDI Project)

Member of the Societat Catalana d'Estudis Jurídics (I.E.C.)


Degree in Law from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
Postgraduate studies in Administrative Law.


Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

At Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor, Madrid-based Carlos Trénor Löwenstein and Ricard Gené in Barcelona are the key names. Recent work includes representing three companies in several administrative proceedings against the Balearic government valued at €100m.

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