Herbert Smith Freehills' Madrid office appoints two new partners
Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed two new partners in its Madrid office, public law specialist Iria Calviño and finance lawyer Armando García-Mendoza.
Iria Calviño and Armando García-Mendoza
Calviño was previously of counsel at the firm, while García-Mendoza heads the firm’s finance practice in Madrid.
Calviño, who joined Herbert Smith Freehills from Linklaters in June 2009, has more than 17 years of experience in administrative and environmental law, during which time she has advised large corporations, investment banks, sponsors and public entities on domestic and cross-border transactions in regulated sectors such as energy, water, ports and telecommunications. She also specialises in public procurement and infrastructure project development.
García-Mendoza, who has more than 13 years of professional experience, also joined Herbert Smith Freehills from Linklaters in June 2009. His areas of expertise include structured finance transactions, acquisitions, real estate and project finance, restructuring, refinancing and insolvency.
Following the promotions, the Madrid office now has 15 partners.
Meanwhile, the firm has also appointed real estate lawyer Álvaro Gross as counsel. He heads the Madrid office’s real estate funds practice.
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