Providing Market-Leading Service
Latham & Watkins lawyers counsel Spanish, Latin American, and multinational companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions on a range of complex domestic and cross-border M&A, equity and debt capital markets, special situations, antitrust and competition, litigation and arbitration, and regulatory matters.
The firm’s market-leading Spanish practice spans diverse industries, including: banking, energy, telecommunications, infrastructure, entertainment, sports and media, automotive, real estate, chemicals, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and technology, and consumer electronics.
Spain is an important investment platform and gateway for Latin America, and Latham's broad practice in Spain is in a unique position to facilitate cross-border transactions and handle high stakes disputes, working collaboratively with colleagues in the Latin America Practice, together with multiple other offices and practices across the firm.
Awards & Rankings
Latham's Spanish practice has received a number of awards and is highly recommended by directories. The team's recent recognitions include:
- Chambers Global - The Spanish team was ranked as Band 2 – Corporate in Chambers Global 2014.
- International Tax Review (ITR): Latham’s Spanish Tax department won the 2014 European Capital Markets Tax Deal of the Year for the financing of the purchase of Altamira, Banco Santander’s real estate division.
- International Tax Awards: The Spanish Tax department was awarded with the Sustained Excellence in M&A Tax Planning 2014 by International Tax Awards in Spain. This is the team's second consecutive award, after having been named 2013 International Tax Awards – M&A Tax Planning Firm of the Year in Spain, which recognized the team's experience, dedication, and good reputation in the market.
Lawyers interested in joining Latham’s Madrid office should send their CV, academic grades, and motivation letter to the members of the Recruiting Committee, Naiara Rodríguez-Escudero and Javier Martí-Fluxá, in care of this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.lw.com/joinus.