Auren > Madrid, Spain > Firm Profile

28020 MADRID

Spain > Industry focus: TMT Tier 4

Auren is recommended for its ‘knowledge, experience, business vision, client service‘. Led by Pilar Sanchez Bleda, the team advises a variety of clients on audiovisual and technology contracting, as well as tech transfer agreements, software licensing, and film finance matters. Litigation concerning emerging technologies is another area of increased focus for the team, which also includes IP lawyer María Negro Carbonero.

Practice head(s):

Pilar Sanchez Bleda

Other key lawyers:


‘Competencies in different areas and interconnection between them to cover all service needs.’

‘Knowledge, experience, business vision, and client service. Pilar Sánchez Bleda is recommended.’

‘They are up to date with all the relevant topics and always answer all the questions we have efficiently.’

‘They are committed to our project and make us feel like they are another member of our team.’

Key clients



Quexito Films


Aym Squad

Liga Canaria Esports

Metaworld Congress


Morada Films

Big C Gaming

Work highlights

  • Providing the necessary support to Acciona to plan communication action, manage advertising and create large-scale events in accordance with the intellectual property rights and the specific rights of each project.
  • Assisting TUI with daily matters on its digital activity.
  • Advised Quexito Films on the production of the audiovisual work “VAYA VACACIONES”.

Spain > White-collar crime Tier 4

Auren's broad white-collar crime-focused service offering encompasses all types of offences, including tax evasion, fraud, cyber crimes, trade secrets, money laundering and false documentation. Practice head Mario Blanco Fernández 'is an extraordinary criminal lawyer who stands out for his professionalism and human qualities'. Key support is offered by Daniel Martinez Gómez and Amalia Rebollo Castro, who are experienced in contentious matters before various Spanish courts.

Practice head(s):

Mario Blanco Fernández

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Martínez Gómez; Amalia Rebollo Castro


‘I have had the opportunity to work with the labour and criminal areas and they have always been very effective. As a client, I think the most important thing is safety, seriousness and effectiveness.’

‘Mario Blanco has been very effective and has always generated confidence in his actions. He is an extraordinary criminal lawyer who stands out for his professionalism and human qualities.’

‘The work teams are fully involved with the client, maintaining constant communication. They immerse themselves in each case, giving the client peace of mind to be able to delegate problems, something that is not easily found.’

‘The treatment and professionalism make the firm stand out.’

Key clients

Algeria-elecnor Case – Borja De Arístegui

Odrebecht Case – María Lourdes Elexpe Tudela

Caso Urbas – Julio Raúl Baclini Achkar


Intrum Group

Excel Hotels & Resorts Sa


Brihuega Norte

Leroy Merlin

Rueda Case – Nuria Rodríguez – Atresmedia

Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Clients turn to Auren for assistance with various types of litigation, including matters related to banking and financial products, including swaps, stock options, and mortgage loans, among others. The team is also adept at handling insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, representing both banks and creditors. Backed by 25 years of experience, Daniel Saez Castro heads up the team and has particular knowledge of commercial, insolvency, labour, and IT law. Cristina Romero Domínguez is another key lawyer in this space.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Sáez Castro

Other key lawyers:


‘Personalised treatment. Partners are personally involved in matters and know everything that is happening.’

‘Technically, they are very good and cover all areas but what I value most is their sincerity. If they don’t see that a matter can prosper, they say so.’

‘AUREN is a firm that is very concerned with understanding the client’s business well. They have technical knowledge, which greatly facilitates mutual understanding and explanations. They maintain great proactivity with us regarding both regulatory and jurisprudential evolution, with practical application to our reality. They have great flexibility in adapting billing to the specific circumstances of the case.’

‘Daniel Sáez is a very dynamic and close person.’

‘Daniel Sáez conveys the possible options and defence strategies very well, helping a lot in decision-making.’

‘Their professional knowledge of the matters for which they have been hired is profound. We highly value their closeness and proximity to our legal team and involvement in matters.’

‘The litigation team are excellent professionals who dig deep, innovate, and stay ahead of the game.’

‘The team is coordinated and cohesive. Trained, accessible, very efficient people… What I would highlight about Auren is that they are very efficient and that results in savings for their clients. ’

Key clients



Banco Cooperativo Español, S.A.


Caja Rural Granada


Ovelar Sa

Caixa Rural Galega




Banco Santander


Equifax Ibérica

Solvia Servicios Inmobiliarios Sl

Edificaciones E Inversiones Alfort

Intrum Group


Sident Marketing

Energetica Evra S.L.|Inergialuz S.L.

Work highlights

  • Advised Toyota on all claims brought by purchasers before any commercial court.
  • Advised AENA on seven legal proceedings in which either rents or rent updates are claimed from companies that occupy the spaces in the airports managed by the client.
  • Advised Banco Cooperativo Español on several proceedings related to claims for annulment of swaps contracts and other financial transactions.

Auren Abogados’ range of services cover practically all fields of law, offering a multidisciplinary and quality-based approach. Our teams consist of lawyers and economists with extended and contrasted experience in their respective fields of professional practice.

Fields of specialization
Corporate and commercial law

  • Corporate. Planning, incorporation and ongoing advice for all types of entities.
  • Corporate governance. Legal assistance to administrative bodies.
  • Mergers and acquisitions, restructuring of companies and corporate operations of all kinds.
  • Commercial and financial contracts.
  • Business restructuring and insolvency. Refinancing agreements. Directors’ liability.
  • Family office.
  • Tax services.
  • Tax planning (prior analysis of taxation in singular operations, design and execution of tax efficient structures, set up of holding companies, fiduciary structures, etc.).
  • International tax planning.
  • Assistance in tax audits, and other tax disputes. Our tax specialists can help you to obtain successful outcomes with the tax authorities across all the levels of the cycle of dispute.
  • Tax advice, Tax planning and tax compliance for all the Spanish taxes (corporate income tax, personal income tax, VAT, gift and inheritance tax, local taxes, etc.
  • Transfer pricing.

Employment and social security law

  • Labor contracting. Senior management personnel. Expatriate personnel.
  • Collective bargaining.
  • Employment regulation files.
  • Conciliation and litigation.
  • Labor management: payroll and social security, labor contracting and general advice.

Administrative, urban planning and real estate law

  • Environment. Renewable energy.
  • Urban planning.
  • Urban leases. Horizontal property.
  • European Union law. Market and competition.
  • Maritime and transport law.

Procedural law, mediation and arbitration

  • Specialized litigation before any type of jurisdictions.
  • Mediation and arbitration.

Industrial and intellectual property and new technologies

  • Trademarks, patents, and designs. Unfair competition.
  • Audiovisual and entertainment law. Advertising and publicity. Image rights.
  • Software, internet and mobile devices, e-commerce, social networks, personal data, etc.

Insolvency law

  • Corporate compliance.
  • Crimes against the Public Treasury and Social Security, money laundering, urban planning crimes, etc.

Financial and banking law: Our lawyers have extensive experience in banking law, contrasted with our international experience and a team of tax advisors who complete a thorough research work. In this way, we ensure that each transaction is fully verified by an expert in his field.

Specifically, we provide services to companies that intend to carry out financial transactions, advising both financial and credit institutions and investment companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Industrial & Intellectual Property and New Technologies Pilar Sanchez-Bleda +0034637454475
Procedural Law, Mediation and Arbitration Daniel Sáez +0034656841580
Abogados y Asesores Fiscales : 437