POSITIONING (by Allen & Overy - Madrid)
Allen & Overy opened the Madrid office in 1991, at a time when the sophistication of the Spanish market, which reflected a simultaneous growth in the country’s economy, required a quality focus, with national excellence and international reach.
Over the last 30 years, Allen & Overy has become one of Spain’s leading legal practices, providing high quality and innovative advice to steer complex transactions to a successful conclusion.
Based in Madrid and Barcelona, our lawyers have both international experience and an in-depth knowledge of the local market. We can leverage the resources and skills of a highly integrated worldwide network. Our office is led by 16 top-tier partners, each of whom has an exceptional track record of success and achievement across a range of ndustry sectors, supported by a dedicated team of experienced lawyers.
Our clients are our top priority and they include financial institutions, public entities, high profile Spanish companies and international corporations with interests in Spain and beyond.
As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are able to offer our clients the support and advice needed to succeed in the changing national and global markets.
Our Corporate/M&A team is composed of over 20 lawyers. Its expertise covers all phases of a transaction whether private or public. We have significant experience in acting on complex, high-value, cross-border work as well as a range of domestic transactions.
Our expertise and local knowledge in the Spanish market ensure that we deliver cost-effective, seamless, high-quality legal advice. Our strong teamwork and wide track record are vital to ensuring that deals are managed effectively.In addition to our core M&A expertise, we offer a full complement for all the specialist areas that are necessary for a complex M&A transaction, such as antitrust, employment or tax.
We are currently leaders in advising on M&A deals in Spain in rankings such us Mergermarket, TTR and Refinitiv. During the last five years, we constantly top the M&A league tables being among the top three firms. We are known for diving into the most complex issues, forming the right strategy and deal structure and minimising the risk involved and all our experience backs up the recognition we have received over the years.