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Awards and recognition

Pérez-Llorca and our leading lawyers have recently been recognised by various national and international publications in their awards for both our performance on deals and our client service.

Pérez-Llorca, Best Lawyers® 2021 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Administrative Law

The legal directory Best Lawyers® has named Pérez-Llorca their 2021 “Law Firm of the Year” in Spain for the practice of Administrative Law.

The legal directory Best Lawyers® has named Pérez-Llorca their 2021 “Law Firm of the Year” in Spain for the practice of Administrative Law.

This accolade is based on peer to peer votes from partners and lawyers at other firms, their ‘Lawyer of the Year’ awards, the number of lawyers listed for the practice area and the firm’s reputation on the Spanish market.

In total, Pérez-Llorca boasts 81 professionals recognised by Best Lawyers® in 40 practice areas, a 22% increase in the number of lawyers acknowledged by the directory compared to 2020. ‘Corporate M&A Law’ is the area in which the most lawyers and partners at Pérez-Llorca are listed (32), followed by ‘Litigation’(16),‘Private Equity Law’ (14), ‘Banking & Finance Law’ (12), ‘Administrative Law’ (10) and ‘Real Estate Law’ (9).

Additionally, five of our lawyers have been recognised as a ‘Lawyer of the Year’: Daniel CifuentesEmployment partner, for the category of ‘Employee Benefits Law’ in Madrid; José María de PazCorporate partner, for ‘Venture Capital Law’ in Barcelona; Antoni FrigolaCompetition  of counsel, for ‘Product Liability ’ in Madrid; Joaquín Ruiz EchauriInsurance and Reinsurance senior partner, for ‘Insurance’ in Madrid and Gerard SerraCorporate  partner, for ‘Real Estate Law’ in Barcelona.

Premios Expansión a la Práctica del Derecho de los Negocios 2019

Pérez-Llorca has advised on a transaction considered to be the best of 2018 in the Premios de Expansión Jurídico (Expansión Legal Awards).

Pérez-Llorca has advised on a transaction considered to be the best of 2018 in the Premios de Expansión Jurídico (Expansión Legal Awards).

Pérez-Llorca advised CVC on the acquisition of a 20% stake in Gas Natural, which was considered the most significant transaction of 2018 in the fourth edition of the Premios Expansión a la Práctica del Derecho de los Negocios (the Expansión Awards for Excellence in the Practice of Business Law).

CVC was advised by partners Pedro Pérez-Llorca, Julio Lujambio, Pablo González Mosqueira and Javier Gómez.

Chambers Europe Awards 2017: Spain Law Firm of the Year

On 7 April 2017 in London, Pérez-Llorca received the award for “Spain Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers Europe Awards 2017 ceremony. The Firm received this award for the second time after having been named “Iberian Law Firm of the Year” in 2006, and having also won “Spain Client Service” in the 2015 edition of the awards.

On 7 April 2017 in London, Pérez-Llorca received the award for “Spain Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers Europe Awards 2017 ceremony. The Firm received this award for the second time after having been named “Iberian Law Firm of the Year” in 2006, and having also won “Spain Client Service” in the 2015 edition of the awards.

Some of the most prestigious European law firms attended the awards ceremony which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel. Representatives from Pérez-Llorca included, among others, the Resident Partner of our London office, Fernando Quicios, and the Corporate Director and Partner of the Firm, Constanza Vergara Jaakkola.

The trophy was collected by Gerard Serra, Head of the Barcelona office, who affirmed that: “To again be recognised as Law Firm of the Year is a source of great pride for all of the professionals who work at Pérez-Llorca. This award, without a doubt, serves as an impetus to continue striving for excellence in our work and offering our clients the best advice possible.”

Pedro Pérez-Llorca, Senior Partner at the Firm, stated: “I would like to thank Chambers & Partners for rewarding the Firm's hard work in 2016. I would also like to thank all of the professionals who work at Pérez-Llorca because this award recognises their dedication, commitment and hard work day in day out.”

Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2017

Pérez-Llorca won the award for “Spain M&A Legal Adviser of the Year” at the XI Edition of the Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2017.

Pérez-Llorca won the award for “Spain M&A Legal Adviser of the Year” at the XI Edition of the Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2017.

The gala ceremony, which took place in London, recognises the work of European firms who have been at the helm of M&A transactions throughout the year.

With this latest accolade, the firm closes an excellent year after having also received the 2017 Chambers & Partners award for “Spain Law Firm of the Year” in April.

The event brought together leading law firms and financial service providers from across Europe. Pedro Pérez-Llorca, Senior Partner at Pérez-Llorca, collected the trophy and stated that “This is yet another award which recognises the tireless work that Pérez-Llorca's lawyers carry out on a daily basis. We are extremely grateful to Mergermarket for rewarding the Firm’s hard work in M&A transactions in Spain and our ongoing efforts in this practice.

In January 2017, three new partners joined the Corporate practice: Alfredo Lafita, Javier Carvajal and Pedro Fernández, and Ander Valverde, a senior associate, was promoted to partnership.

Pedro Pérez-Llorca was accompanied by the team from Pérez-Llorca London, led by partner Fernando Quicios.

Recognition

Pérez-Llorca is recommended by prestigious legal directories, such as Chambers Global (Band 1: Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution), Chambers Europe (Band 1: Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Public Law, Real Estate, Planning), The Legal 500 EMEA (Tier 1: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Public Law, Real Estate and Construction), IFLR 1000 (Tier 1: M&A), Leaders League (Leading Firm: M&A, Real Estate, Investigations & White Collar Crime and Compliance), International Tax Review (Tier 1: Tax Controversy), Best Lawyers® and Who’s Who Legal. We appear prominently in the Chambers directories, where the Firm is recognised in 22 different practice areas and 48 of our lawyers also feature in these rankings.

 

 

 

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