Press release

Pérez-Llorca, Best Lawyers® “Law Firm of the Year” in Real Estate Law for the third year in a row


The legal directory Best Lawyers® has again named Pérez-Llorca their 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” in Spain for the practice of Real Estate Law. This accolades follows the achievements of the two previous editions, in which the team was also was identified as the best in Spain for this practice area.

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.

In addition, Pérez-Llorca is the firm with most lawyers recognised in ‘Venture Capital Law’ in Madrid.

In total, 67 of the firm’s professionals are recognised in 144 Best Lawyers® listings, which means that many of our lawyers have been featured in more than one practice area. These figures show that 96% of the firm’s partners have been recognised by this directory, an improvement compared to 2019. ‘Corporate M&A Law’ is the area in which the most lawyers and partners at Pérez-Llorca are listed (26), followed by ‘Private Equity Law’ (11), ‘Administrative Law’ (10), ‘Banking and Finance Law’ (8) and ‘Litigation’ (7).

Additionally, three of our lawyers have been recognised as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Madrid: Pedro Pérez-Llorca, Senior Partner of the firm, in the category of ‘Investment Funds’; Alejandro Osma for ‘Real Estate Law’, and Andy Ramos for ‘Information Technology Law’.

Pedro Pérez-Llorca has already been awarded the title ‘Lawyer of the Year’ on several occasions: for ‘Private Equity Law’ in 2019, for ‘Corporate M&A Law’ in 2018 and 2014, and for ‘Banking and Finance Law’ in 2015 in Madrid. Also, Fausto Romero-Miura, a partner in the Corporate practice, was recognised for ‘Real Estate Law’ in 2018 in Madrid; Alfredo Lafita, a partner in the Corporate practice, in 2019 for ‘Venture Capital Law’; Javier Carvajal, a partner in the Corporate practice, for ‘Venture Capital Law’ in 2017 in Madrid, and José Ramón de Hoces, a partner of the Public law practice, in ‘Media Law’ in 2016 in Madrid.

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.