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Zapata named DLA Piper Spain head, with Menor becoming global employment chief

Jesús Zapata will take over as managing partner of DLA Piper Spain on 1 May, replacing current head Pilar Menor, who will lead the firm's international employment practice.
Jesús Zapata and Pilar Menor

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Jesús Zapata will take over as managing partner of DLA Piper Spain on 1 May, replacing current head Pilar Menor, who will lead the firm's international employment practice.


Menor had been managing partner of DLA Piper Spain for eight years.
 

Zapata’s practice focuses on financial and banking matters, while he also has expertise in the area of corporate and acquisition financing. He currently heads the firm’s banking and finance practice in Madrid.


Prior to joining DLA Piper, Zapata worked at Clifford Chance, SJ Berwin and DLA Piper.


Menor will become head of the firm’s international employment practice, a role currently held by London-based partner Tim Marshall. Menor will also head the employment practice in the Madrid office and become senior partner of DLA Piper in Spain.


Prior to joining DLA Piper in 2006, Menor worked for the firm Squire Sanders & Dempsey, now known as Squire Patton Boggs.


DLA Piper Spain’s revenue stood at €29.9 million in 2018.

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