practice areas

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Advice and management in all areas related to human resources

Our team is equally skilled in the opening of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in Spain, and the management of expatriates legal and financial affairs as well as doing due diligence in the acquisition or sale of business interests.

  • Hiring
  • Pay systems
  • Social security
  • Collective bargaining
  • Corporate reorganisations
  • Layoffs and restructuring
  • Arbitration and litigation
  • Administrative proceedings and litigatioN

Taxation

clear view of the tax implications

Our goal is to provide a clear view of the tax implications of any personal or business decision, evaluating the available alternatives and optimising the incentives accessible under current legislation.

We advise on company restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, investment and divestment of real estate, property development planning as well as financing options from family run businesses to large corporations. We also assist in tax audits, corporate tax planning and VAT and other forms of remuneration of Management/Owners and employees.

We are especially active in international taxation. We advise on foreign investment as well as foreign investors in Spain, who may be working on national or “crossborder” transactions, examining the relevant tax implications of such initiatives.

REAL ESTATE AND PLANNING

We are a leading firm in the real estate sector

We advise our clients on all aspects of their real estate projects/investments, from initial acquisition and development through to construction, leasing, financing and sale of the relevant land or property.

We advise in relation to all aspects of the real estate sector including retail, hotels and hospitality and leisure, industrial and residential land, office buildings, retirement homes and infrastructure projects and have solid expertise in real estate transactions (e.g. acquisition and disposal of real estate investments, financing, restructuring and  construction and development contracts).

We also advise in relation to planning applications and licences. We regularly advise on the various phases of the planning process in Spain.

We have wide experience in the financing of real estate transactions (mortgages, guarantees, etc.) as well as in the legal enforcement of such guarantees and security.

commercial and corporate

We advise on all areas of corporate and commercial law

We advise on all areas of corporate and commercial law: company formation, statutory reforms, restructuring, partner agreements, corporate governance, commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, trading and insolvency.

Our department has a strong background in mergers and acquisitions and, in particular in the field of private equity investments and venture capital both nationally, as well as operations with an international component.

In relation to the international arena, our commercial department is fully integrated into the firm’s international group of private equity operations, offering in-depth experience in investment or divestiture.

private client

We advise our clients in connection with their investments

LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

Arbitration has become the standard method for resolving trade disputes and international investment

Arbitration can function in an institutional framework ore on an ad hoc basis.

Our services cover all types of legal defence, mediation and dispute resolution in Spain, as well as international arbitration.

Our litigation practice includes unfair competition, communication and technology, execution of judgements, claims for payment of various kinds, and failure resolution in civil and commercial contracts, warranties, claims damages, professional negligence.