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Work +34 93 280 11 44
Fax +34 93 280 25 96
Barcelona, Madrid

The firm

VIALEGIS is a top-tier Spanish law firm specialising in business law, with offices in Madrid and Barcelona. The firm's services are characterised by its innovative approach, flexibility and capacity to exceed clients' expectations. Work teams are always led by at least one partner.

The firm's clients include large national, foreign and multinational companies, as well as public organisations, involved in sectors such as financial services, food and beverage, education, biotech, hostel and tourism, retail, construction, engineering, automotive, communications, insurance, energy and utilities, and transportation.

Areas of practice

M&A and private equity: has proven experience in private equity, venture capital and M&A transactions, including recapitalisations, divestments, acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs and other leveraged buyout structures. M&A is one of the most relevant areas of practice of the firm.

Corporate and commercial: advises local and international companies on their day-to-day legal activities, including general counselling work, compliance, agreements drafting and business restructuring.

Banking and financial services: advises on a wide range of banking, finance and investment activities. The firm has wide experience in lending, both cross-border and syndicated, restructurings and reorganisations, regulatory matters, export finance and project finance, fraud prevention, leasing and factoring.

Litigation and arbitration: advises clients on complex disputes to attain the best possible results, effectively, with minimal cost and disruption to its clients' business. Areas of expertise include commercial litigation, interventions before regulators and class actions. The firm has broad experience in insolvency proceedings. VIALEGIS' lawyers also have experience in international arbitration and ADRs.

Compliance and criminal law: lawyers have a high degree of expertise in the defence of interests of individuals and legal entities, supported by experts from other practice areas. The firm is currently advising on compliance, designing and implementing crime prevention programmes in the business area.

Tax: provides advice and assistance to mitigate corporate tax risk, develop new business and optimise resources. The tax team works with other practice areas to ensure a holistic approach to clients' challenges. The firm assists companies in their day-to-day tax challenges, tax compliance, national and international tax planning, transfer pricing, tax audits, tax litigation, due diligences, negotiations with the tax authorities within inspections on collections and indirect taxes.

Employment: advises local and international companies on all aspects of employment and social security law. Advice includes employment strategies and planning, workforce restructuring, dismissals and redundancies, drafting and termination of employment contracts, labour inspection and litigations, due diligences, employment issues in corporate transactions (M&A and private equity), collective bargaining agreements, discrimination matters, social security and pensions.

Real estate: advises clients on all sorts of real estate transactions, such as commercial and recreational centres, hotels, residential areas and offices. The team differs from others in its ability to give an overall response to the complex needs of the real estate sector, by integrating into a single department the relevant disciplines: contracts, mortgage law and registration, tax and finance.

Competition, regulatory and EU law: wide experience in local and EU law. It represents clients in administrative proceedings, ensures compliance with competition law, both in daily activities and restructuring, and advises on acquisition transactions.

New technologies, intellectual property and data protection: offers advice on e-commerce, intellectual property, privacy, Spanish and EU telecom law and advertising.

International work: VIALEGIS advises on domestic and cross-border transactions and works closely with associated firms in other countries, with particularly strong connections in the United States, Latin America, Africa and the European Union.

Contacts Pablo Usandizaga (managing partner)
Angel Blesa (managing partner)


Other offices Madrid

Number of lawyers 35

Above material supplied by VIALEGIS ABOGADOS SLP.

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