May 22, 2013

Clyde & Co opens in Spain

Clyde & Co is delighted to announce that its first Spanish office in Madrid will be opening on 27 May 2013.

Clyde & Co will operate from offices in Cuzco, Madrid’s financial district, and will be led by partners Ignacio Figuerol, Ricardo Garrido, Miguel Relano and Pablo Guillén. They have extensive experience in advising Lloyd’s syndicates and Spanish and international insurance and reinsurance companies on a wide range of complex contentious, transactional and regulatory matters. Particular areas of focus include: professional indemnity, financial institutions, D&O, product liability, engineering, construction, and regulatory. The partners will be joined by socios Ana Emparanza and Jesús Iglesias and associates Sofía García-Ollauri, Luis Enrique Rodríguez, and Alejandra Llobera. 

Senior partner elect James Burns said: “Madrid provides a strong base for insurance activity. This team of lawyers are the pre-eminent insurance litigators in the Spanish market. We have known and worked with Ignacio, Ricardo, Pablo and Miguel for a long time and are very pleased that we are now in a position to establish a Madrid presence with lawyers of the their calibre.

Ignacio Figuerol said: “Clyde & Co is a firm without equal in the insurance space having built an impressive international network with a particular focus on complex multi-jurisdictional matters for a wide range of clients. Clyde & Co will offer us the best possible platform to enhance the service we can offer to our clients.” 

Clyde & Co’s Spanish team is highly commended in the latest edition of the Legal 500 for its insurance and dispute resolution expertise. Ignacio Figuerol focuses on professional indemnity and D&O. Ricardo Garrido specialises in engineering, product liability and environmental law. Miguel Relano specialises in property insurance, construction, and tort law. Pablo specialises in D&O and professional indemnity claims. 

Clyde & Co’s Madrid office will be located at Cuzco IV, Paseo de la Castellana No. 141 - 8º.