Fieldfisher JAUSAS > Barcelona, Spain > Firm Profile

Fieldfisher JAUSAS
PASEO DE GRACIA 103, 7TH FLOOR
08008 BARCELONA
Spain

Spain > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Experienced firm Fieldfisher JAUSAS houses a superb life sciences practice, which comprises ‘experts in pharmaceuticals and healthcare’, and is backed by the firm’s more than 50 years of presence in the sector. Héctor Jausàs, an ‘exceptional lawyer’ who is among the best for ‘regulatory and pharmaceutical compliance matters’, and senior associate Gemma Colomer, are the key contacts in the team, which covers matters ranging from regulatory, compliance and advertising to representing clients in contentious disputes. The team counts major pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health technology companies among its clients.

Practice head(s):

Héctor Jausàs

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘They have a deep knowledge of regulation and the market as well as a very practical vision when it comes to making recommendations and seeking solutions. It is without a doubt one of the best teams I have ever worked with.’

‘Héctor Jausas is an exceptional lawyer, not only for his knowledge of the Spanish pharmaceutical market but also for his vision at a European level of the changes that are taking place in this market. His ability to analyse and anticipate risk is very effective.’

‘Great knowledge of the sector. Availability, agility, specialisation, professionalism. In my opinion, Hector Jausas is the best lawyer in Spain for regulatory and pharmaceutical compliance matters. First-hand knowledge of the news and current affairs of the sector by Hector and his team.’

‘They know how to write the answers to the queries in a way that is understandable for the business in terms of risks and in a practical way.’

‘They are specialists in the pharmaceutical sector. Very fast response.’

‘They are experts in pharma and health and have a very valuable expertise.’

Key clients

Abbott

AbbVie

Bayer

Ern

Menarini

Reig Jofré

Sanofi

Uriach

Work highlights

  • Assisted a multinational pharmaceutical company with the drafting and review of clinical trial and observational study agreements with Spanish sites.
  • Defended a pharmaceutical company against two challenges of its marketing authorisations of medicines.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in a challenge against the Ministry of Health relating to the reference pricing of medicines.

Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 4

The highly regarded dispute resolution team at Fieldfisher JAUSAS stands out in securities litigation, where it acts for leading banks, and construction litigation. Household name multinational companies seek the team’s assistance and representation, including in appellate litigation, as well as in out-of-court settlements and ADR. Securities litigation specialist Jordi Ruiz de Villa has a notable track record before the higher courts; he and the ‘technically impeccable‘ Pablo Franquet, who also has extensive experience in handling cases at the appeals stages, are names to note in Barcelona. Andrés de la Quadra-Salcedo, who acts in a range of commercial and corporate disputes, is based in Madrid.

Practice head(s):

Jordi Ruiz de Villa; Andrés de la Quadra-Salcedo; Pablo Franquet

Testimonials

‘The FJ team led by Pablo Franquet provides a specialised service in procedural claims directed at the banking sector. Presents a solidity and technical rigor difficult to find.’

‘Pablo Franquet is technically impeccable and has a business sense that allows assessing the dispute from different points of view, including profitability.’

‘Quality of the writings and in-depth knowledge coupled with cost efficiency.’

‘I’d highlight Andrés de la Quadra Salcedo.’

Key clients

McDonald’s

Ramco

Banco Popular’s Institutional and Retail Investors

Disolarfv Portillo

Privalia

Group Vestas

Quantum Capital Partners AG

Promontoria Coliseum Industrial Assets, S.L.U.

Grupo Parques Reunidos

Barba Grupo Inmobiliario

DISA Group

Neinor

Tenants’ association AEOCA

PAC

Work highlights

  • Filed a lawsuit against Banco Santander on the grounds of breaching the instructions given by client Privalia about the execution of bank transfers.
  • Advised McDonald’s on a claim against Da Costa Restauración and Luis Cañizares, SL requesting the termination of the franchise agreement.
  • On behalf of Banco Popular’s institutional and retail investors, reached an agreement with Ramco to provide funding for institutional and retail investors’ claim against Banco Santander up to an amount of €250m.

Spain > Intellectual property: Trade marks Tier 4

With ‘high quality professional services', the intellectual property group at Fieldfisher JAUSAS advises major national and international corporates on registration and protection strategies for their trade mark portfolios. Josep Carbonell in Barcelona leads the team, assisting household names like Bimbo and negotiating licensing agreements and IP rights transfer contracts. The team has notable experience working in the sports, IT, fashion, food, health and video game sectors.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘It is a legal firm that presents high quality professional services at acceptable costs. It is one of the Spanish law firms we work best with, as they provide excellent solutions to our clients’ problems.’

‘Josep Carbonell is simply exceptional! He has an extraordinary handling of the matter and gives a lot of confidence when giving his opinions, in addition to being a very important lawyer within the Spanish IP group. I have worked with him for over 20 years and have always had excellent results!’

Key clients

Bimbo

Spain > Projects and energy

Fieldfisher JAUSAS boasts outstanding regulatory and litigation capabilities; Ramón Vázquez del Rey Villanueva leads the newly launched practice.

With a clear international focus, Fieldfisher (Spain) is a commercial law firm renowned in the legal market for its professionals who advise both domestic and overseas clients. With over 50 years of history, we are one of Spain’s leading law firms and the work of our professionals is recognised by the main lawyer rankings of the world.

We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency, Litigation, Finance & Financial services, IP, Technology, Real Estate, Franchise, Regulatory & Pubic Law, TMT and Life Sciences.

Our clients include private and public companies, and their assets, many of which have been working with us for decades. They appreciate that we deliver quality services as cost effectively and as flexibly as possible.  Our size and structure enables us to be more agile compared to most other firms.

Fieldfisher has more than 1,700 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs. We operate in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Litigation, Franchise Jordi Ruiz de Villajordi.ruizdevilla@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Intellectual & Industrial Property Josep Carbonelljosep.carbonell@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Life Sciences Héctor Jausàshector.jausas@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Corporate/M&A, Litigation, Family Company Joan Vidal de Llobaterajoan.vidal@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Employment Talmac Beltalmac.bel@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Commercial Law, Tax Maria Luisa de Alarcónmarialuisa.dealarcon@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Family Company, Lititgation Mercè Caralmerce.caral@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Litigation Pablo Franquetpablo.franquet@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Public Law Silvia Mañásilvia.mana@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
Restructuring & Insolvency Tomás Narttomas.nart@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
TMT Carlos Pérezcarlos.perez@fieldfisher.es+34 93 415 00 88
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Mr Talmac Bel  photo Mr Talmac Bel Partner and Head of the Employment Law Department
Mrs Mercedes Caral  photo Mrs Mercedes Caral Partner. (Litigation and Arbitration). Mercedes Caral has great experience as a lawyer…
Mr Josep Carbonell  photo Mr Josep Carbonell Partner and Head of Intellectual Property Law Department
Ms Gemma Colomer  photo Ms Gemma Colomer Senior Associate
Mr Pablo Franquet  photo Mr Pablo Franquet Partner in the Litigation/Dispute Resolution Department
Mr Héctor Jausàs  photo Mr Héctor Jausàs Partner and head of the Life Sciences Department.
Mr Héctor Jausàs  photo Mr Héctor Jausàs Head of the Life Science Department at Fieldfisher (Spain).
Ms Silvia Mañá  photo Ms Silvia Mañá Partner
Mr Tomás Nart  photo Mr Tomás Nart Fieldfisher JAUSAS partner, I am responsible for the Reestructuring & Insolvency department at the…
Mr Carlos Pérez  photo Mr Carlos Pérez I have specialised in Technology Law since 1992 and for more than…
Mr Jordi Ruiz de Villa  photo Mr Jordi Ruiz de Villa Partner. (Distribution and Franchising; Securities Litigation)
Mr Joan Vidal de Llobatera  photo Mr Joan Vidal de Llobatera Partner and Head of Commercial and Company Conflicts
Mrs Maria Luisa de Alarcón  photo Mrs Maria Luisa de Alarcón Partner. (Commercial and Tax Law).
Number of lawyers : 100
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English
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IBLC
IUROPE
EuroFranchise Lawyers
PraeLegal
HWW
IBA (International Bar Association)
Other office : Madrid

With a clear international focus, Fieldfisher (Spain) is a commercial law firm renowned in the legal market for its professionals who advise both domestic and overseas clients. With over 50 years of history, we are one of Spain’s leading law firms and the work of our professionals is recognised by the main lawyer rankings of the world.

We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency, Litigation, Finance & Financial services, IP, Technology, Real Estate, Franchise, Regulatory & Pubic Law, TMT and Life Sciences.

Our clients include private and public companies, and their assets, many of which have been working with us for decades. They appreciate that we deliver quality services as cost effectively and as flexibly as possible.  Our size and structure enables us to be more agile compared to most other firms.

Fieldfisher has more than 1,700 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs. We operate in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate/M&A Rodrigo Martosrodrigo.martos@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Litigation Andrés de la Quadra-Salcedoandres.quadrasalcedo@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Real Estate Javier Galánjavier.galan@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Tax Juan Osunajuan.osuan@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Regulatory & Public Law Ramón Vázquez del Reyramon.vazquezdelrey@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Restructuring & Insolvency Cristina Asenciocristina.asencio@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Corporate/M&A Paloma Matopaloma.mato@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Banking & Finance Jacobo Oterojacobo.otero@fieldfisher.es+34 91 575 70 53
Number of lawyers : 100
Catalan
Chinese
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish
Conference bleue
IBLC
IUROPE
EuroFranchise Lawyers
PraeLegal
HWW
IBA (International Bar Association)
Other office : Barcelona