Four new lawyers strengthen practice areas for DA Lawyers in Madrid, Spain

With this move, DA Lawyers in Madrid, Spain strengthens its Corporate, Litigation and Real Estate departments and creates a new White Collar Crime defense department with the incorporation of four new partners and nine professionals

Santiago Fernández Lena, an expert in Corporate Law and Corporate Restructuring, will join the Corporate department. Miguel Ángel Hortelano, an expert in civil litigation and arbitration will join the Litigation department; Álvaro Gutierrez, an expert in urban planning, public and private contracting will join Real Estate, and Marta García, a qualified Compliance Officer and GRC Auditor, will lead the new White Collar Crime Defense Department.

Ivo Portabales, managing partner of DA Lawyerssaid “The objective of this incorporation is to consolidate our firm’s growth of recent years in the competitive market of business law to answer the growing demand in these areas and provide a 360º vision to our clients”.

Santiago Fernández Lena, managing partner of Fórum Jurídico, whose firm now joins DA Lawyers, stated “We are very excited with this new professional development, because it will allow us to provide our clients with the same efficient, close and personalized service as always, but now complemented by a wider range of legal services and first class international coverage”.

The firm’s near future involves continuing to expand domestically, both by strengthening current practices and incorporating new specialized practice areas.


– from left to right standing: Álvaro Gutiérrez, Ivo Portabales y Miguel Ángel Hortelano

– seated: Marta García, Santiago Fernández Lena and Victoria Caldevilla (Lead Partner of Labour department

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