This accolade is based on peer to peer votes from partners and lawyers at other firms, their “Lawyer of the Year” awards, and the firm’s reputation on the Spanish market.
Corporate and M&A Law is the area in which Pérez-Llorca has the most partners and associates listed. Additionally, in 2019 three of our partners have been recognised as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Madrid: Pedro Pérez-Llorca, Senior Partner of Pérez-Llorca, in the category of Private Equity Law; Alfredo Lafita, Corporate partner, for Venture Capital Law; and José Luis García-Manso, Corporate partner, for Construction Law.
Pedro Pérez-Llorca was previously recognised as “Lawyer of the Year” in Madrid on multiple occasions: Corporate M&A Law in 2018 and 2014, and Banking and Finance Law in 2015. Previous winners of “Lawyer of the Year” also include Ana Ribó, Litigation and Arbitration partner who received this accolade in Barcelona in 2017 for Litigation and in 2014 for Arbitration and Mediation. Javier Carvajal, Corporate partner, also received this distinction in 2017 for Venture Capital Law in Madrid and José Ramón de Hoces, Public Law partner, for Media Law in Madrid in 2016.
Best Lawyers® started in the United States in 1983 and has become one of the most well-known legal directories on the market. Their listings and awards depend on the ballots they receive from renowned Spanish lawyers who are already listed in their directory. On these ballots, lawyers are asked to evaluate their peers and other firms.
LAWYERS OF THE YEAR 2019