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Our firm is founded on our concern to provide personal legal advice of the highest quality to Spanish and international companies, family offices, investors and private clients whose special needs require expert legal services in every branch of Law.
Our aim is to bring to the legal services sector a multidisciplinary consultancy that is focused on both the substantive and procedural aspects of corporate law, where our top priorities are to provide quality of service, legal certainty and dedicated, personal attention from our lawyers.
We firmly believe in providing a legal service based on the combination of our professional team, dedicated personally to each client with the lawyer’s traditional self-care , and creating teams of highly skilled specialists , coordinated and directed by members of the Firm to approach each case with the highest level of quality and dedication to the Service.
We have a wide range experience in providing corporate legal services and litigation services to companies and groups of companies, in the settlement in and out of court of all kinds of disputes, and in the management of large scale or complex transactions.
Building on our core competences in corporate law, we work with highly qualified specialists in tax, employment and administrative law , all of them coordinated and managed by the Firm, enabling us to cover fully all aspects of legal advice required for each case with our total guarantee. “ First and foremost, corporate and litigation lawyers ” “ Top specialists at the company's service, managed by a corporate lawyer with in-depth knowledge of the business” “ Litigation cannot be separated from deep knowledge of the substantive applicable law”
Experience: The firm’s core business (1)
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) : Due diligence processes, shares and asset sales, private equity transactions (LBOs, MBOs, etc.), venture and seed capital investments, acquisitions of industrial, energy and infrastructure companies and advice on antitrust.
Legal advice to Managers and Directors : Legal obligations and liabilities, incentive agreements, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, etc.
Corporate general advice: Complex intragroup restructurings, shareholders' agreements, listed companies, corporate governance, financial entities, private equity, trademarks and patent law, compliance, etc.
Contracts: Turn-key agreements, distribution agreements, sale and purchase agreements, licensing agreements, factoring, etc.
Family offices: Legal advice to family businesses on their internal structures, on the relationship between partners and on succession issues through tailor made family protocols.
Competition: Antitrust, unfair competition and advertising law.
Experience: The firm’s core business (2)
Judicial Proceedings and Arbitration ( ad hoc or institutional) regarding, among other issues, contractual and non-contractual liability, Corporate Law, Antitrust Law, Unfair Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, advertising, declaration and/or restitution of real estate rights, eviction claims and claims for hidden defects filed by the purchaser, claims regarding construction and buildings, regarding distribution and agency agreements, lease agreements, consumer rights, insurance, rights of honor, privacy and self-image, inheritance matters, etc.
Pre-insolvency advice to companies with financial difficulties.
Private refinancing agreements and negotiations to obtain adherences to anticipated agreements with creditors (“ propuestas anticipadas de convenio ”).
Insolvency potential director’s and accomplices liability .Debtor Bankruptcy proceedings (“Concursos de Acreedores”) or defence of creditors interests in such procedures.
Experience: Some of our work (1)
Acquisition of a photovoltaic farm and related contract negotiations for a Spanish investor.
Corporate structure and contractual aspects of investment in renewable energy in Europe for a Chinese investor (estimated initial overall investment EUR 15M).
Sale of an international industrial group to an Australian private equity investor, for an amount of EUR 11M.
Acquisition of a Spanish industrial company in financial distress by a German private equity multinational investor (deal value: EUR 21M).
Acquisition of the majority of the shareholding of a Spanish industrial group by a Portuguese private equity investor deal value: EUR 4,5M.
Legal review process (“due diligence”) for the acquisition of a Spanish services company (transaction value: EUR 11M).
Legal review process (“due diligence”) for the acquisition of a Spanish industrial group dedicated to high-voltage installations by a Portuguese private equity investor.
Real Estate Legal review process (“due diligence”) for a Spanish industrial group.
Experience: Some of our work (2)
Judicial controversy regarding alleged breach of contract and rights derived from a radio license on behalf a major Spanish radiostation (undetermined value).
Judicial proceedings regarding alleged breach of contract in relation to wind farms on behalf of an European energy multinational (amounting to, approximately, EUR 80M).
Judicial controversy regarding unfair competition between two major juice distribution companies in Spain (undetermined value).
CIMA arbitration procedure regarding alleged breach of contract for a major multinational of the energy sector (aprox. 300k EUR).
ICAM arbitration procedure regarding alleged breach of exclusive distribution contract between major multinational industrial Australian company and one of its US American distributors.
Judicial criminal procedure regarding intellectual property, company’s know-how and revelation of secrets on behalf of Spanis multinational industrial company against former unfaithfull employees.
Bankruptcy proceedings of real estate, industrial and energy sector companies (on behalf of debtors and/or creditors) .
Javier Gallego Larrubia
Law graduate from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), with a doctorate in law ( Dottorato Europeo di Ricerca ) from the University of Bologna, Italy, and Professor in corporate law at the Complutense University of Madrid.
A practising lawyer with wide experience in all areas of civil and corporate law, having worked in the top-ranking international law firms Clifford Chance and Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo.
His main lines of academic research have focused on company law, having specialised professionally in company transactions and restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, divestment processes, venture corporate transactions, settlement of company disputes in and out of court and shareholder agreements. He has wide experience of other areas such as civil and commercial contracts, the law pertaining to associations and foundations, corporate governance, competition and advertising law. He combines his professional practice with teaching and research work as Professor in Corporate Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Languages: Spanish, English and Italian.
Partners He has wide ranging experience in advising high net worth individuals, large companies and groups on corporate law matters. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions; purchase and disposal of shares, assets and business division; private equity transactions; group restructurings; shareholder agreements; corporate transactions and corporate governance; legal secretariats; data protection; the constitution, dissolution and liquidation of companies; resolution of company disputes in and out of court; unfair competition and restrictive practices; civil and commercial contract law and the law pertaining to associations and foundations. Languages: English, Spanish and French. Rodrigo Martos Prat Law graduate from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), with a Masters Degree in Business Law from the Complutense University of Madrid's School of Legal Practice and a Diploma in European Institutional Law, he has taught on ICADE's Masters programme in Legal Practice. A practising lawyer with wide experience in all areas of civil and corporate law, having worked in the top-ranking international law firms Cuatrecasas and Clifford Chance.
Partners Andrés de la Quadra Salcedo Janini Law Graduate from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, D.E.S.S (Degree in European Commerce Law at Renée Descartes University of Paris - PARIS V). Practicing lawyer with a wide experience in pre-litigious advice and in directing dispute resolutions in every area of civil and commercial law. He has worked as a litigation specialist in the top-ranking law firms, as Clifford Chance and CMS-Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He has directed judicial declaration and enforcement proceedings of all types and before the Courts of First Instance, Commercial Courts, Provincial Courts and Supreme Court, as well as arbitration proceedings both national and international, institutional and ad hoc , relative to matters or issues including contractual and non-contractual liability, Company Law, Unfair Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, advertising, declaration and/or restitution of real estate rights, eviction claims and claims for hidden defects filed by the purchaser against the seller, claims regarding construction and buildings, regarding distribution and agency agreements, lease agreements, consumers, insurance, bankruptcy, rights of honor, privacy and self-image and inheritance matters. Languages: Spanish, English and French.