Andersen > Madrid, Spain > Firm Profile
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Spain > Industry focus: Food Tier 2According to a client, Andersen ‘has a really unique historical background in the agri-food sector, with very relevant clients’. The firm houses a dedicated team, which draws resources from other disciplines, with key names including ‘great negotiator’ Ignacio Aparicio and litigation, bankruptcy and arbitration partner José Miguel Soriano. The department regularly advises both Spanish and multinational companies in a wide range of matters, particularly M&A transactions; litigation; regulatory and tax mandates. Belén Palao left the firm in April 2021.
Other key lawyers:
Tomás Rivero; Ignacio Aparicio
‘Andersen has a really unique historical background in the agri-food sector, with very relevant clients.’
‘They have a very structured working group from different areas very focused and specialised in the needs of the sector, up to date not only on legislative developments, but with an important level of information on regulatory trends, especially where issues as important as global trade policies are going, which is very helpful for us.’
‘We would like to highlight, without a doubt, Ignacio Aparicio. He is a great negotiator and very close to our needs, and always manages to be available.’
Miguel Gallego S.A. (Migasa)
Aceitunas del Guadalquivir
FEPEX (Federación Española de Asociaciones de Productoras Exportadoras de Frutas y Hortalizas)
J. García Carrión
Federación Española de Alimentación y Bebidas (FIAB)
Federación Española del Vino (FEV)
Avramar Group –formerly Grupo Andrómeda-
Congelados y Frescos del Mar (Confremar)
- Representing Imperial Brands in the process for the sale of the premium cigars division of Spanish affiliate Tabacalera.
- Advising Iberian Smart Financial Agro (ISFA) on the financing of an almond plantation located in Córdoba.
- Advises Foodiverse on different deals and day-to-day tax matters.
Spain > Data privacy and data protection Tier 3
Part of a global network with 280 locations worldwide and with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville, the privacy, IT and digital business group at Andersen assists national clients and major multinationals on the full range of data privacy and protection issues. Led by recently promoted partner, national coordinator and data privacy expert Isabel Martínez Moriel, the group’s comprehensive services cover: data protection impact assessments, international data transfers, data breaches and cybersecurity, GDPR compliance and proceedings before data protection authorities. Supported by associate and data compliance specialist María Zarzalejos, the team’s client base covers the food and beverage, insurance, marketing and financial services sectors.
Other key lawyers:
‘Client service and detection of client needs. Absolute knowledge on the subject. They have unique professionalism and qualification.’
‘The collaboration of the Andersen team at all times, personalized attention and quick solutions. They focus on the client’s needs and their daily practice.’
‘Its best qualities are the availability and attention to the client and to detail, specifically Isabel Martinez Moriel.’
Encore Capital Group
Insud Pharma Group
Medinsa and Aristo Pharma Iberia
- Advised Insud Pharma, an international pharmaceutical corporate group, on data protection and GDPR compliance projects, the development and application of digital solutions, the international adaptation of its processes to GDPR standards and data protection accountability.
- Advised Heineken on data protection compliance taking into consideration data protection aspects worldwide as well as local aspects, support the data protection officer’s team in Spain, and advises on the launching of P2B and P2C projects.
- Advised Cabot Financial, a credit management provider in Europe, on GDPR compliance, the launching of new services, data protection impact assessments and the exercise of data subjects’ rights.
Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 3The ‘cohesive‘ team at Andersen is noted for its ‘strong, multidisciplinary character‘. The firm stands out for the breadth of its dispute resolution offering, covering everything from shareholder litigation to cross-border insolvency proceedings to public procurement-related claims. Its sector strengths include construction and real estate; digital platforms; food and beverages; and financial services, though its diverse client base also includes companies operating in a range of other sectors. The already sizeable team has seen further growth, and the partner-level team expanded in January 2021 with the promotion of Elena Sevila. She and co-managing partner Iñigo Rodriguez- Sastre ‘are extremely insightful and have good judgement‘. Valencia-based dispute resolution and criminal law expert Benjamin Prieto jointly leads the team with Rodríguez–Sastre.
Iñigo Rodríguez–Sastre; Benjamín Prieto
Other key lawyers:
Luis Cortezo; Elena Sevila; María Antonia Pérez
‘Iñigo Rodriguez-Sastre and his team are absolutely brilliant and professional whatever the type of matter you entrust to them. They study the business and the problems in detail and offer you the best advice or strategy to defend the interests of your company. They are transparent, they inform you punctually and constantly of any news or lack of it. For me, the best team I want to work with when the going gets serious!’
‘Iñigo Rodríguez-Sastre is simply brilliant. He is a visionary. Not only does he have solid knowledge but he has absolutely fantastic defense strategies. Elena Sevila is a lawyer who when she dedicates herself to your case, you know that you are in good hands, intelligent and a perfectionist, she does not stop until she manages to find the solution. Ignacio del Barrio is synonymous with professionalism and has the ability to convey security to you, since you know that whatever the case you entrust him, he will study, handle and defend it as if it were his own. For me, they are the best team that you can entrust with any problem that arises.’
‘It is a strongly cohesive team, in which all the professionals involved in each matter know it perfectly. Their strong, multidisciplinary character makes us very sure of the advice they provide us from all points of view, since they address the issues taking into account all the legal aspects that may be relevant for the best solution of the case. They are always available when needed and provide direct and practical advice.’
‘Highlight the closeness of the people who are part of the Litigation team. For them, excellence in service provision is prized above all else and they spare no effort when it comes to achieving the goals they have set for themselves. All this means that the value for money is within the highest standards that we seek. Iñigo Rodríguez-Sastre and Elena Sevilla are superb professionals, they surprise with their great ability to anticipate events, in addition to always looking for alternative solutions that put us in the best possible position. Great strategists, the staging within the trial is unbeatable.’
‘Excellent team, perfectly balanced to perfectly cover complex litigation with relatively few resources.’
‘Iñigo Rodríguez-Sastre has extensive knowledge of the entire litigation field, which is why he frequently brings experience from other sectors or industries to the analysis. Elena Sevilla has a magnificent ability to understand the internal problems of the company and adapt them for the analysis and work process’
‘The team at Andersen Madrid is very knowledgeable, experienced but also very practical. I would turn to them for any major litigation or dispute in Spain. The partners are hands on and remain engaged throughout the matter.’
‘Iñigo Rodríguez-Sastre and Elena Sevila are both excellent. They are extremely insightful and have good judgement and strategic insights.’
TOKYO MARINE INSURANCE
COMPAGNIE SALINIERE DE MADAGASCAR
FRANCHISEE OF YVES ROCHER SPAIN
TRUCK ACQUIRERS AFFECTED BY THE TRUCK CARTEL
KELLNER HERLIHY GETTY & FRIEDMAN (NEW YORK)
RESTALIA GRUPO DE NEORESTAURACIÓN
- Representing Avanzalia Solar in a civil proceeding aiming to obtain damages due to breach of fiduciary duties by a competitor in the performance of obligations arising out of a solar plant in Panama.
- Defending Suzuki Motor against claims arising out of purported product liability within the Spanish territory.
- Representing Aena in litigation proceedings.
Spain > Environment Tier 3Andersen‘s environment practice was significantly boosted with the arrival of highly experienced partner Arancha Bengoechea Bartolomé to the Madrid office from PwC Tax & Legal Services in July 2020; she and Valencia-based natural resources, energy and environmental law specialist Carlos Minguez now jointly head the ‘extraordinary‘ team. In this field, the firm stands out in particular for its vast knowledge of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and for its track record in advising Producer Responsibility Organisations (PROs) on plastic, packaging and electrical waste, among other areas.
Arancha Bengoechea Bartolomé; Carlos Minguez
Other key lawyers:
José Miguel López; Carlos Morales
‘It is an extraordinary team. They have extensive knowledge of environmental matters and bring their great practical experience to bear. It is a team with several seniors and juniors that it is not usual to find.‘
‘Carlos Mingues and Carlos Morales are excellent.’
ESIC BUSINESS AND MARKETING SCHOOL
AEDAS HOME OPCO, S.L.U.
FEIQUE (Federación Empresarial de la Industria Química Española)
AYUNTAMIENTO DE MOGÁN
AYUNTAMIENTO DE AYAMONTE
VF HOLDING WORLDWIDE
HAYA REAL ESTATE
FUNESPAÑA (GRUPO MAPFRE)
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
AISBL THE ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
INGENIERÍA DE SISTEMAS PARA LA DEFENSA DE ESPAÑA
FARMACIAS TREBOL , SL
PROYECTOS DE PEDREÑA
COLEGIO DE INGENIEROS AERONÁUTICOS DE ESPAÑA
- On behalf of client FUNDACIÓN ECOTIC, challenging the RD WEEE (as permitted by Spanish administrative law) because some of its provisions conflicted with the LRSC.
- Provides advice to several PROs regarding the regulation and articulation of the compensation mechanism.
- Provided Sabic with upstream environmental regulatory advice on an ongoing basis and on all environmental issues.
Spain > Public law Tier 3Andersen's well-established public and regulatory practice was notably reinforced in June 2021 with the arrival of Pedro Rubio, the former department head at ONTIER. He ‘stands out for his 360º vision’ and brings in additional key expertise to the practice, which is led by José Vicente Morote, who specialises in public and regulatory law, public procurement and regulated sectors, and is also a skilled litigator in these areas. Arancha Bengoechea and Carlos Minguez are other highlighted names of the team, which operates from the firm's offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville.
Other key lawyers:
Arancha Bengoechea; Pedro Rubio, Carlos Minguez; Carlos Morales
‘ANDERSEN has the ability to make its client feel that they are the only one. There is a real availability in time, giving an objective view of the matter, which implies legal certainty when filing legal actions. They are experts in Public Law, applied in the Construction sector, with all its peculiarities.’
‘Without a doubt, I would recommend Carlos Morales. From the first moment he has understood the internal functioning of the company, always making himself available to the client, adjusting the offers at very competitive prices, which has allowed him to work with other companies in the sector, our partners, who have applauded his successes. He and Carlos Minguez form a great team. José Vicente Morote has known how to surround himself with the best and brightest lawyers.’
‘The paradigm “Think global, act local” is fully fulfilled in this Firm. World brand with excellence in the local team would be a precise way of defining these professionals.’
‘A team led by Pedro Rubio, adapted to the needs of the clients. With a very marked orientation to personalized attention to each case to be studied.’
‘Attention, simple answers that can be understood by laymen. Pedro Rubio stands out for his 360º vision, he solves and proposes the best solution for day-to-day problems and the most complex ones.’
‘Ability to identify with the client and their problems, an outstanding dedication and a very high affectivity in the work. Pedro Rubio stands out.’
‘I have had the opportunity to count on the inestimable support of Pedro Rubio, Andersen’s partner in the Public and Regulatory Law department, in the advice and legal direction of more than 2000 VTC authorization procedures before the Ministry of Transport. They demonstrate a great experience, knowledge and professionalism, as well as total availability, an exquisite treatment and a great human quality.’
AESA (State Aviation Safety Agency)
Autoridad Portuaria de Baleares
ANGED (Spanish Association of Large Distribution Companies)
Ministerio de Transporte, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana
AUMSA (Sociedad Anónima Municipal Actuaciones Urbanas de Valencia)
IVO (Valencian Institute of Oncology)
Berklee College of Music
El Moralet SL
Junta de Andalucía
BEFESA Medio Ambiente
Ayuntamiento de Valencia
J. García Carrión
Asociación Antiguos Alumnos Universidad Politécnica Valencia
SPE Energía Olmedo Ourense
TALER Real Estate
Fundación Universidad Francisco de Vitoria
UTE INDRA SISTEMAS S.A.-SANTA BARBARA SISTEMAS S.A.-SAPA OPERACIONES
FUNDACION BARRIÉ DE LA MAZA
AON GIL Y CARVAJAL
VFS GLOBAL GROUP
Ministerio de Asuntos Económicos y Transformación Digital
ESIC Business&Marketing School
- Advised the Ministerio de Transporte, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana on the drafting of the new Spanish Sustainable Mobility and Financing of Urban Transport law.
- Provided legal and planning advice to Inditex during the acquisition process for the implantation of a logistic centre by Tempe.
- Advised Reintel in relation to the modification and execution of a fibre usage contract signed with ADIF.
Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4
Lawyers at Andersen are adept in all facets of M&A, from both a buy-side and sell-side perspective, and are able to draw upon the firm’s wider proficiency in banking, privacy, fintech and regulatory matters when required. Practice head Ignacio Aparicio was recently appointed global leader of the firm’s corporate legal service line; he is extremely active on the multi-jurisdictional front and also leads the Cuban desk, supporting on inward investments into the nation’s infrastructure, agribusiness and funds sectors.
Other key lawyers:
Javier Cubillo; Javier Bustillo; Jaime Aguilar
‘They are a team that reacts very quickly and flexibly to the requirements that arise in the day-to-day of our company. They cover all angles, with a highly competent multidisciplinary team.’
‘Jaime Aguilar has experience, availability and a lot of resolution capacity.’
‘Continuous monitoring of issues, client support, prompt attention and availability, the results obtained. Outstanding Partner: Javier Cubillo.’
‘Good communication between partners and lawyers. They provide international solutions, specifically with Costa Rica. They study different alternatives and scenarios in the meetings and always defending the interests of the client.’
‘We have met outside of business hours. They have answered all my questions and have been rigorous in the negotiation, always watching over my interests. Seriousness, professionalism, agility, speed and commitment define Ignacio Aparicio’s team.’
‘High knowledge of the subject, very good predisposition of the team and always positive attitude to seek solutions for the company.’
‘The proximity or closeness to the company team, their high preparation and the very active predisposition to help the company. I would highlight Ignacio Aparicio.’
‘The practice is very transversal, the areas work closely in a very consolidated way and also with a financial component that helps a lot in operations, with an area of accounting law that works directly with the financial advisers of the other party, without the need for attend, very helpful in pricing discussions.’
The Island Rum Company SAS
Enel Green Power, S.L.
CompuGroup Medical SE
Brooklyn Fitboxing International
Aena Desarrollo Internacional SME, S.A.
Mondo TV Studios
- Represented Imperial Brands in the process for the sale of the premium cigars division of Spanish affiliate Tabacalera.
- Advised Selenta Group on the sale of the company to the Canadian fund Brookfield Asset Management.
- Advised Repsol in the constitution of Ekiluz, a joint venture created with the Krean Group, experts in structuring renewable projects, to promote citizen cooperatives for renewable energy generation.
Spain > Employment Tier 4Andersen incorporated DA Lawyers in June 2021 and its employment practice is now led by Victoria Caldevilla, who has ‘extensive experience in representing companies in lawsuits of high technical complexity'. The team assists with the full complement of matters, both contentious and advisory, and has strong client bases on both domestic and international fronts. Clara Marín, also a former DA Lawyers partner, assists as director.
Other key lawyers:
‘The labor lawyers of the Victoria Caldevilla team are a diverse, specialized and balanced team that has been providing us with legal support in social litigation. Strengths are availability, empathy, negotiation and persuasion skills, knowledge of the banking sector and litigation experience.’
‘Victoria Caldevilla has extensive experience in representing companies in lawsuits of high technical complexity, she is assertive and practical in her legal approaches, seeking the best interest for the client. She is a recognized professional in the labor sector.’
Bodegas Emilio Moro
IEPE (Instalaciones Especiales de Publicidad Exterior)
Grupo Exterior Plus
The Gorillas Vet Company
2 The Loo
Techem Energy Services
Servicios Estudiantiles Integrales
Vita Capital Trading
Worldwide Intermediate España
- Advised Grupo Santander on substantive law and employment disputes and act of conciliations.
- Advised Atlantic Copper on the negotiations of the collective agreement of the copper plant that it operates in Huelva.
- Assisting all companies belonging to Airbus Group with their employment law issues.
Spain > Intellectual property: Trade marks Tier 4
The intellectual and industrial property group at Andersen coordinates with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville to advise local and international corporates on a wide range of trade mark issues. Such matters include preliminary clearances, the registration of trade marks, trade mark prosecutions, and trade mark licensing and assignment. Led by IP expert José Garrido in Madrid, the group’s client roster spans the tobacco, construction, insurance, food and beverage, and sport sectors.
‘José Garrido is an exceptional lawyer. He has experience, deep knowledge of IP law, close treatment, adaptability to changes, flexible for meetings via Zoom. Also, with excellent results.’
‘José Garrido. Simply brilliant.’
‘In our case, the partner with whom we have the greatest confidence is José Garrido, who has been working with us for years on all matters related to our brands and our IP. All the issues that José Garrido has handled have been successfully resolved, but in addition, throughout the process, so complex for those unfamiliar with the world of intellectual property, he has given us great peace of mind, which is essential in such matters.’
‘Very responsive, highly professional and skillful staff, ready to provide assistance on an urgent basis. Whenever we asked for information or estimation from this firm on behalf of our client, we always receive prompt reply with the detailed information and very clear efficient recommendations.’
‘Quick and responsive. Always look at the matter commercially.’
‘José Garrido is a great lateral thinker and gets straight to the point.’
Peris Correduría de Seguros
High Tech Hotels & Resorts S. A.
Portal Golf Gestion
- Advising the companies Lladró and Daisa, Diseños Artísticos e Industriales on trade mark and copyright matters.
Spain > Real estate and construction Tier 4Part of a wider global network, the Spanish real estate team at Andersen utilises the firm’s branches in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville to provide a comprehensive service for financial institutions, developers and landowners, individuals and public administrations. The team covers sale and leasebacks, joint ventures, acquisitions out of insolvencies and restructuring, hospitality transactions, commercial leases, acquisition finance, and urban planning and construction law. Headed by planning specialist José Vicente Morote and public administration expert Antonio Ñudi, the group is backed by Carlos Peña, who specialises in urban development, and Maite Hernández, who brings extensive experience in construction law. Eduardo González Yebra and Cesar Morales Romero-Requejo are also names to note.
Other key lawyers:
‘The plus that makes it different is based on two main ideas: 1. Knowledge of the entire process, not only from a legal point of view. 2. The ability to offer the advantages of a large firm with the quality of a boutique firm.’
‘Punctual attention to each of the requirements. Quick response always and very friendly.’
‘In addition to their professionalism, they stand out for their kindness and attention to all the agents involved in the project regardless of their hierarchy. In my opinion this is the main quality that sets them apart from their competitors.’
‘The Andersen real estate department, for me, has the differential fact of contributing urban development, crossing the line that divides writing a legal text, to make it possible.’
Junta de compensación de Desarrollo del Este – Los Cerros
Atletico De Madrid
Santé Realty Investments
Owner of Affected Land – Madrid Nuevo Norte
Admentum Gestion Global
Culmia Desarrollos Inmobiliarios
- Advising land owners on all aspects of the planning, management and implementation of the urban planning ‘Desarrollo del Este-Los Cerros’.
- Advising Mahou and Atletico de Madrid on all aspects of the planning, management and implementation of a real estate project until its completion.
- Advising owners affected by Operación Chamartín, a large urban development project in Madrid.
Spain > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4
Between its offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, Andersen supports a host of domestic and multinational companies through their pre-bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. Litigator and bankruptcy law specialist Javier Mata leads the team and has support from Benjamin Prieto, managing partner of the Valencia office. After the firm’s incorporation of DA Lawyers, Daniel Gómez de Arriba has joined the department.
Other key lawyers:
Benjamín Prieto; Daniel Gómez de Arriba; Ana Ferrando; Carla Carrasco
‘Professionalism, closeness, pragmatism and focus.’
‘Closeness, understanding of the problem and maximum professionalism.’
‘Closeness, professionalism, agility in meetings.’
‘Humanity and knowledge of the client, personal involvement, closeness to the company.’
Assignia Infraestructuras – Essentium Group
Concentra Servicios y Mantenimiento
Villa Romana Golf
Investigaciones y Programas – Ipsa
Grupo Tiempo y Moda
Red Corporativa de Servicios Especiales Asociados
Desarrollo de Medios y Sistemas
Soluciones Técnicas Metálicas Integradas
Serveis Educació No Formal
- Advising Assignia Infrastructuras on insolvency proceedings.
- Acting for Grupo Peyber in a variety of matters within its insolvency proceedings.
- Representing Mag Import throughout all the stages of its insolvency proceedings.
Spain > Tax Tier 5
A year of change at Andersen saw departures and arrivals for its tax teams across its four Spanish offices (Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville). The wider firm’s incorporation of DA Lawyers meant that Paula Caro and Juan Pablo Gutiérrez added respective expertise in corporate income tax and VAT, and international taxation. Borja de Gabriel joined from DWF-RCD in January 2021, specialising in tax planning for investment and restructuring operations. María Olleros continues to lead the team and is strong in cross-border matters, while transfer pricing is increasingly a focus for the practice.
Other key lawyers:
Borja de Gabriel; Paula Caro; Juan Pablo Gutiérrez; Rafael Leal; Raúl Ayo
‘Closeness to the client and professionalism.’
‘Borja de Gabriel: very high professional qualification.’
‘Always updated before new regulations.’
‘Closeness and availability on a day-to-day basis.’
Servicios Funerarios Montero
Net de Gerrers
Promotora de Cigarros
J. García Carrión
Grupo Alimentario Citrus
Founder Institute Valencia
Set Me Free Music
Strategic Value Partners
Mutualidad General de la Abogacía
Mutualidad de Previsión Social a Prima Fija
Red Eléctrica de España
- Acting for Igenomix shareholders on the sale of the company to the Swedish company Vitrolife.
- Advising Foodiverse Citrus on tax and transfer pricing matters.
- Advising Nordestada Group on the tax aspects of real estate transactions.
Spain > Banking and finance Tier 6
The banking and finance team at Andersen ‘knows how to lead and control the process at all times‘, assisting with corporate finance operations and financial regulation issues. At the firm’s Madrid office, practice head Guillermo Yuste has wide experience in cross-border financial transactions, project finance in renewable energy and infrastructure, as well as debt restructuring, insolvency and asset financing. Miguel Prado is the contact for regulatory matters. Carlos Salinas left the firm in early 2022.
Other key lawyers:
‘Being a small office, you interact directly with the partner. This is added value compared to large law firms. The treatment is direct and professional.’
‘Guillermo Yuste – his direct treatment, personal attention to the client and efficiency when solving problems makes him an essential ally to handle complex matters and solve them in a short time.’
‘In a negotiation, what is appreciated is the direct and constant involvement of the partner responsible for the issue.’
‘The team knows how to lead and control the process at all times, unloading work on the internal legal advice but knowing at the same time keeping it informed and participating in relevant matters.’
‘They are great professionals who have a lot of knowledge of all the issues they have for us (regulatory, compliance, commercial, tax, …). What I would highlight the most is that they are always willing to go one step further to satisfy their clients. They are very good.’
‘They do not limit themselves to covering the services / tasks requested, they always go one step further. Besides, they are very good people.’
FCA Capital Bank
Stahler Real Estate
Grupo Inversor Hesperia
- Assisted FCA Capital with the restructuring of its Spanish business.
- Acted for Orange Bank in the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the preparation of a compliance risk and control map.
- Advising Mouro Capital on post-Brexit actions to be taken in Spain.
Spain > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
Andersen > Firm Profile
The firm: Andersen in Spain has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville. The team is made up of more than 250 professionals led by 40 partners responsible of the design, coordination and management of the best fitted teams for each operation.
The firm advises mainly in the legal and tax fields working with an integrated team of vast experience in business law, among others: corporate and M&A, tax, litigation, arbitration, restructuring or public law, in different sectors of business activities. Andersen has wide experience in advising companies in cross-border transactions and their projects abroad with a particular expertise in Cuba –with the Cuban Desk services- or Israel.
Andersen is the Spanish member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprising tax and legal professionals around the world. This association allows the team to provide best-in-class advice in complex transactions to important domestic and international clients in Spain and across the globe in a seamless and consistent manner everywhere.
Areas of practice: Andersen has extensive experience in every field of business law and tax advice, providing their clients comprehensive high-quality legal advice on domestic and international projects.
The corporate and M&A practice provides advice to companies and other legal entities, ranging from their incorporation to all their transactions, specialising in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), restructuring, corporate law, commercial contracting, corporate governance and banking and finance. The banking and finance practice covers made-to-measure design of all types of corporate finance operation, acquisitions, project finance and structured finance, both simple and syndicated.
The dispute resolution team advises on commercial and contractual disputes at all levels and before all institutions, also advising distressed companies in relation to all insolvency issues. The team is also specialised in corporate crime, from tax evasion and fraud to money laundering and corruption and has a strong arbitration practice advising in national and international arbitrations and before various arbitration institutions.
In the employment field, the firm provides advice on complex and technical matters, with a strong focus on employment litigation, terms of employment, corporate transactions and collective matters involving trade unions and works councils.
The tax practice is specialised in local and international advice in tax policies that optimise taxation and structure the business and transactions according with the law and the business strategy of the clients. The advice is provided independently as no audit services are rendered in the firm. Likewise, the firm has wide experience on public law matters with a strong focus on public contracts, acting for public administrations, bidders and successful bidders and also on the implementation of private initiative participation models in public infrastructure development projects, among others.
The firm also has highly specialized departments for the implementation of effective systems to supervise regulatory compliance and crime prevention.
Moreover, the culture and audiovisual team is very experienced in providing comprehensive advice in national and international co-productions and the firm has a team the highly specialized professionals in technology, data and digital business.
The firm has strong expertise advising and co-ordinating international projects where knowledge in several jurisdictions is required. In this circumstances, the different professionals and teams from Andersen work in a variety of cross-border matters and with firms from all over the world, adapting its expertise and services to the specific jurisdiction and necessities.
|Public and regulatory law / Real Estate||José Vicente Moroteemail@example.com|
|Dispute resolution / Arbitration||Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastrefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Corporate and M&A / Cuban desk||Ignacio Aparicioemail@example.com|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Javier Matafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Criminal and corporate compliance||Benjamín Prietoemail@example.com|
|Corporate / Banking & Finance||Carlos Salinasfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Culture, sports and entertainment / Media and IP||Patricia Motillaemail@example.com|
Staff FiguresProfessionals : 250+ Lawyers : 200+
LanguagesSpanish English French Italian German
OtherOther offices : Barcelona Other offices : Valencia Other offices : Seville
CLIENT: Pascale Belvaux
COMPANY/FIRM: INOVYN Europe GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: Our experience with Andersen was excellent. They gave us all the time and attention needed to be successful. They have been able to provide positive solutions in some difficult cases we were facing. They are competent and trustworthy. We would not only recommend Andersen for most any legal matter but we guarantee once you have used their services, you will have the same opinion.
CLIENT: Christian Thielemann
COMPANY/FIRM/TITLE: NOAH Unternehmensgruppe GmbH, CEO
TESTIMONIAL: Andersen’s Rouven Schwab and Jens Sablotny have consistently demonstrated their unique dedication to us as clients and have always provided us with top notch legal advice. The solutions are pragmatic and driven by an incredible awareness of entrepreneurial thinking.
CLIENT: Oliver Fausten
COMPANY/FIRM/TITLE: PLIXXENT Holding GmbH, Former Interim CFO
TESTIMONIAL: Rouven Schwab is an accomplished attorney who has given me excellent legal advice in the most complex cases over the course of the years. His negotiation skills and innovative approaches are second to none.
CLIENT: Silke Brandt
COMPANY/FIRM: Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: Solution-oriented consulting, quick and uncomplicated feedback, understanding of the practical view of the employers.
CLIENT: Holger Graeber
COMPANY/FIRM: Artsana Germany GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: We have been working with Mrs. Pietras for years – she has a perfect understanding of business needs and manages to find practicable solutions.
CLIENT: LUO Ying
COMPANY/FIRM: ICBC Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
TESTIMONIAL: Professionally supportive, highly responsive, capable lawyer (Kathrin Pietras).
CLIENT: Julia Kappel-Gnirs
COMPANY/FIRM: hww hermann wienberg wilhelm
TESTIMONIAL: Essential for us: legally and economically profound advice from a single hand.
(about the partners Michael Thierhoff and Renate Müller)
COMPANY/FIRM: Global Turnaround (11/2020)
TESTIMONIAL: Michael Thierhoff is a veteran restructuring professional.
- Industry focus: Food
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Intellectual property: Trade marks
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency