About this office:
With over 950 lawyers and 25 offices worldwide, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leading international benchmark for all legal issues in Spain and Portugal. Providing top-quality advice for almost 100 years, the firm has recognized experience in all areas of business law and is noted for being innovative and applying quality standards since its foundation.
The firm advises, year after year, on some of the most strategic transactions in Spain and Portugal. Some of its clients are leading companies on the Iberian Peninsula: the firm represents over 70% of both the leading listed Spanish (Ibex 35) and Portuguese (PSI20) companies, and many of those listed on the Euro Stoxx 50 index.
In 2012, International Law Office named the firm "Best Spanish law firm for client service." Also, year after year, Financial Times includes us in its FT Innovative Lawyers ranking, acknowledging us as one of the most innovative law firms in the world for our work methods and the solutions we provide our clients.
OUR INTERNATIONAL CAPABILITY
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is one of the few firms in Spain and Portugal with the specialist knowledge and experience to handle cross-border transactions. The Firm offers its services through an extensive network of integrated offices that coordinate their work, providing synergy, expertise and know-how through a single-office principle. In addition to its 16 offices on the Iberian Peninsula, the firm has 9 other international offices (including regions like Africa, Brazil and China).
The Firm organizes its international practice in a matrix structure of country-specific groups: the partners from the firm's different practice areas and offices share knowledge and experience of a specific jurisdiction. This network of country-specific groups covers 20 strategic regions and includes international desks for France, Germanic countries, Latin America and the Middle East.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Law; Admiralty and Maritime Law; Advertising and Marketing; Agency and Distributorship; Agricultural Law; Alcoholic Beverages; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Art Law; Asset Protection; Associations and Societies; Aviation and Aerospace; Bankruptcy; Bank and Banking; Biotechnology; Business Law; Chemicals and Chemistry; Civil Law; Class Action; Commercial Law; Communication and Media; Company Law; Computers and Software; Constitutional Law; Construction Law; Consumer Law; Contracts; Copyrights; Corporate Law; Criminal Law; Debtor and Creditor; Employee Benefits; Energy Law; Entertainment and the Arts; Environmental Law; Equipment Finance and Leasing; European Union Law; Family Law; Finance; Franchises and Franchising; Fraud and Deceit; Gaming Law; General Practice; Government; Government Contracts; Health Law; Hospital Law; Insurance Law; Intellectual Property; International Law; International Trade; Internet Law; Investments; Labor and Employment; Leases and Leasing; Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Mortgages; Natural Resources; Negligence; Non-Profit and Charitable Organizations; Partnership Law; Patents; Probate; Product Liability; Professional Liability; Property Law; Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Resorts and Leisure; Securities; Social Law; Sports Law; Taxation; Technology and Science; Torts; Trade Secrets; Trademarks; Transportation; Trusts and Estates; Utilities; White Collar Crime; Wills; Zoning, Planning and Land Use.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
International Liability of Corporate Directors
Alejandro Payá, July 24, 2013
In Spain, the main kinds of stock companies are public limited companies (sociedad anónima), which includes public listed companies (scledades anónimas cotizadas), and private limited companies (sociedad de responsabilidad limitada).
Budget Act Supplements Tax Changes Made in 2012
Sonia Velasco, July 17, 2013
There were several developments in Spanish tax policy in 2012, most of which reflect the government¿s objective of meeting fiscal consolidation goals in conjunction with its European Financial Stability Facility agreement.
Year Established: 1917
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.