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Practice Areas

Commercial Activities

Commercial contracting

We advise and assist our clients in the drafting, review, negotiation and interpretation of all types of commercial contracts: service lease contracts, supply contracts, collaboration agreements, sponsorship contracts, purchase option or lease contracts, logistics and transport contracts, etc., working closely and directly with the client´s relevant departments involved in the contracting process (commercial department, internal legal department, etc.) and interacting, where necessary, with the counterparty's lawyers with the aim of bringing positions closer together and reaching a satisfactory agreement for the interests of our clients.

Corporate Secretary

From this law firm we advise trading companies (essentially, SA and SRL) in the fulfilment of their corporate obligations, including, among other actions, the preparation of all types of corporate resolutions - General Meeting, sole shareholder decisions, Board of Directors and Directors' decisions -, the preparation and filing of the annual accounts of the company in the Commercial Register, the notarization, filing with the Commercial Registry and regular monitoring until full registration of the various public deeds required (deeds of granting and revocation of powers of attorney, termination and appointment of directors, declaration of sole ownership, change of registered office, deeds of declaration of beneficial ownership, etc.), the custody and filing of the company documentation provided by the client and on behalf of the same, and the annual telematic legalization of the company books (minute books and shareholders'/members' books).

In addition, the members of this firm have extensive experience in the position of Secretary/Vice Secretary of the Board of Directors of different types of companies.

Mergers and acquisitions

Our firm provides comprehensive advice on the different phases of the purchase and sale of assets and share capital, starting with the due diligence process and continuing with the drafting, negotiation and execution of purchase and sale agreements, investment agreements, shareholders' agreements and any other agreements that may be necessary for the successful completion of the transaction.

We also advise companies on the different operations of structural modifications: mergers, transformation into another type of company, international transfer of domicile, etc., collaborating closely with the client and with the relevant regulatory bodies, if applicable, in the design and execution of these operations.

Banking, Collective Investment Institutions and Venture Capital Companies Law

This firm has an important track record in banking, collective investment institutions and venture capital law. Thus, since its inception, it has been advising various national and foreign banking institutions in the development of their daily activities: drafting and review of credit and loan agreements, guarantees, powers of attorney, powers of attorney, banking dynamics, implementation of new legislation affecting their daily operations, etc.

Likewise, our firm has long been very active in the field of Collective Investment Institutions and Investment Services Companies (ESIS). It intervenes in the day-to-day advice of various Collective Investment Institution Management Companies (SGIIC), Securities Agencies and Companies, EAFIS, as well as in the advice of Open-Ended Investment Companies (SICAV). It also participates in the process of setting up and updating investment policies, as well as the different aspects of the information documents (Prospectus/DFI) of Investment Funds, with different investment vocations, hedge funds, ethical and solidarity funds, advising on the preparation of the sustainability annexes required by the regulations in force. To this end, the Firm maintains daily contact with all the bodies involved in the aforementioned processes, essentially CNMV, BME and IBERCLEAR.
The same activities are carried out within the framework of venture capital companies and their management companies, intervening both in their incorporation and in the subsequent management of their corporate secretariat and day-to-day advice.

Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Law

The pharmaceutical sector is a highly regulated sector, subject to mandatory national and international regulations that have a strong influence on commercial contracts. Our firm has in-depth knowledge of the regulations applicable to clinical research and extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of clinical trial contracts, knowing the particularities of the different Autonomous Communities and public and private hospitals in our country.

We also provide advice on the drafting and negotiation of various types of service contracts in the pharmaceutical industry: contracts for the commercial promotion of medicines and health products, consultancy contracts, collaboration and sponsorship contracts, etc.

Procedural Activities

This firm has a department specially dedicated to litigation, with intervention in the different judicial, administrative and arbitration jurisdictions and instances (civil, commercial, bankruptcy, labour and contentious-administrative).

The firm's experience in commercial disputes of a corporate nature, such as challenging and defending corporate resolutions, disputes over the distribution of dividends, directors' duties of loyalty, corporate liability actions, abuse of rights in corporate decision-making, disputes relating to the fulfilment of shareholders' agreements, etc., is particularly noteworthy.

Civil Activities

Civil contracts

Our firm advises its clients, both individuals and companies, on the drafting, review and negotiation of all types of civil contracts, including urban and rural lease contracts, sale and purchase of movable property, debt acknowledgement, etc. We also provide advice on the acquisition and sale of real estate, on matters relating to homeowners' associations and condominiums, and on contractual and non-contractual civil liability claims, among others.

Probate and inheritance

We provide comprehensive advice and management of inheritance processes, including the preparation of inventories, the declaration of heirs (notarial and judicial), the waiver or acceptance of the inheritance, the liquidation of the marital partnership, the drafting of the partitional notebook and the execution of the deed of partition and adjudication of the inheritance. We also assist in carrying out the necessary formalities for the registration in the relevant registers of the changes of ownership resulting from the inheritance process.

Work Activities

Closely linked to corporate advice, the Firm also intervenes in labour matters; participating closely with the client in the drafting of contracts, acting before the Labour Courts in the different labour claims that may arise, proceedings related to the application of collective agreements and/or advice in employment regulation proceedings or general consultations.