Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the hire of Luis Garcia as a Legal Director in its Global Projects & Construction group and Madrid office, where he will work with Spanish contractors operating in or looking to enter foreign markets.
Luis has 12 years' experience providing corporate and transactional advice on large scale global transport and infrastructure projects for leading multinational companies in the Middle East, Asia, the Americas and throughout Europe.
He joins Clyde & Co from Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial, where he was part of the in house international legal team. He has particular experience in delivering legal advice on a number of significant mass transport projects. Since 2006, Luis' work has been particularly focused on Asia and South America.
John Morris, Partner and Head of Global Projects & Construction at Clyde & Co, says: "We're very pleased that Luis is joining the firm. His on-the-ground experience and extensive knowledge of the legal framework in multiple jurisdictions will be a huge asset to our clients, especially those looking to enter new markets."
Luis Garcia says: "I am delighted to be joining Clyde & Co, which has an impressive footprint across the globe. International contractors are always looking for on-the-ground support to help them navigate the risks presented by local markets, so I'm looking forward to being part of a truly global team with market leading expertise."
With over 150 infrastructure lawyers across six continents, Clyde & Co delivers transactional and contentious legal services on some of the world’s most high profile and complex infrastructure projects. It has an established footprint across all infrastructure classes, and has particular skill in applying developments in mature markets to assist both the private and public sectors in emerging territories.