A long-standing legal tradition
Brothers Joaquín and Antonio Garrigues
Díaz-Cañabate created J&A Garrigues,
Spain’s first law firm organized as a partnership.
Following the merger with Arthur Andersen,
Asesores Legales y Tributarios (ALT), Garrigues
& Andersen was formed, the largest law firm
on the Iberian Peninsula.
The Firm broke off from the Andersen
World Wide network, since when it has
operated under the name Garrigues.
Garrigues is continental Europe’s leading
2. The largest Iberian office network, based in 25 cities in
Spain and Portugal.
The foremost Iberian firm in international coverage:
Dedicated offices (in 11 countries)
Taxand network (more than 45 countries)
A Leading Firm
3. The largest Iberian network
25 offices in
Spain and Portugal
4. International Reach
Offices in Brussels, Bogota, Casablanca, Lima, London, Mexico D.F., New York, São Paulo,
Shanghai, Tangiers and Warsaw.
The leading global tax network (2005).
Present in more than 45 countries
6. International Reach
(*) Average figures Fiscal Year 2013
Garrigues in numbers
Total fee earners 1,594*
Revenues from professional services 2003 – 2013
Law Firm of the Year
Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts
Mergers & Acquisitions
Banking and Finance
E.U. & Antitrust
Human Capital Services
Labor and Employment Law
Planning and Zoning
Litigation and Arbitration
Restructuring and Insolvency
Maritime and Transportation
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Sports & Entertainment
Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
IT, Outsourcing and New Technologies
Pharmacy and Biotechnology
Sports & Entertainment
Telecommunications & Media
Tourism and Hotels
Transport & Shipping
The first and only Iberian law firm to release (since
2006) a CSR Report (transparency).
It details the three commitments taken on board
by the Firm in relation to the three mainstays
underpinning sustainable development: economic,
social and environmental.
For Garrigues, all companies are duty-bound to
generate profits on an ongoing, balanced and
long-term sustainable basis.
Among the greats
Chambers Europe Awards For Excellence:
2013 Client Service Award (Spain)
The panel praised the firm’s creativity and quick response times.
“The Garrigues team proposes strategic solutions and keeps us informed at all times.
Its ability to adapt to our needs as a client is amazing.”
Our clients’ trust
Euro 100 (1st position), May 2013
Garrigues is the top law firm in Continental Europe in terms of billings.
Legal Business: Global 100 (86th position), July 2013
The American Lawyer: Global 100 (85th position), October 2013
Garrigues is the only Spanish law firm among the top 100 firms worldwide in terms of business volume.
Premio Oro Client Trust Award 2012 (Spain)
After analyzing feedback from 180 general secretaries and legal department heads at Spanish
companies with a turnover in excess of ¤300 million, including those listed on the IBEX 35,
Garrigues was awarded the Premio Oro Client Trust Award.
International Law Office:
Client Choice Award 2014 in Spain
“For the excellent client care they provide and their ability to add real value to clients’ business above
and beyond the other players in the market.”
CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS
More than just a law firm
Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a teaching institution, with ties
to the Firm and engaged in the fields of training, study and research
in areas related to the Firm’s professional activity.
Fundación Garrigues serves civil society through three core pillars:
legal research, scholarship programs and awards for young jurists and
corporate outreach initiatives. It also plays an active role in the Firm’s
pro bono program.
Garrigues Chair at Universidad de Navarra, Universidad Pontificia
de Comillas (ICAI - ICADE) and Universidad de Zaragoza promote
teaching and legal research into various areas of the law.
A collection of publications that bears witness to the Firm’s commitment
to raising awareness of legal expertise and testifying to Garrigues’ concern
for teaching, training and research into legal matters