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Clients come to Latham’s Spanish offices for counsel on the most complex domestic and cross-border transactions. The Madrid and Barcelona offices also advise clients on finance, litigation and arbitration, regulatory, tax and antitrust matters mainly on behalf of Spanish and international companies, private equity firms and financial institutions.
The firm's Madrid clients span most industry and financial sectors, including banking, energy, telecommunications, water, automotive and real estate. While Latham's Barcelona-based clients are diversified across industries such as chemicals and pharmaceuticals, automotive, metallurgy, textiles, food, consumer electronics and graphic arts.
Latham's Spanish team is in a unique position to advise on all aspects of any transaction, due to the synergies developed by working collaboratively with colleagues in multiple practices across the firm. Its offices draw strength from the global network of firm lawyers with significant experience representing entities with interests in Spain.
In addition, Latham’s Spanish practice is key to the firm’s Latin America Practice to facilitate transactions for Spanish and European clients throughout Latin America.
Awards & Rankings
Latham's Spanish practice has received a number of awards and is highly recommended by directories. The team's latest recognitions include:
- 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.
- Chambers Global - The Spanish team was ranked as Band 2 – Corporate in Chambers Global 2014.
Lawyers interested in joining Latham’s Spanish offices should send their CV, academic grades and motivation letter to Jordi Domínguez, the lawyer responsible for the recruiting process, in care of this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.lw.com/joinus.