An international firm

Progress and new international challenges

Garrigues’ international commitment, which dates back to its very beginnings and has been further consolidated over the past decade, has propelled the firm to open offices in 13 countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, which allows us to not only accompany our clients in their international expansion and be highly involved in local markets, but also to participate in the largest cross-border deals. We have won the trust of 4,029 businesses from 86 countries.

Garrigues’ strength in the Americas and Europe (particularly bolstered by our two offices in Portugal) is rounded out by the firm’s solid presence in China (Beijing and Shanghai) and Africa (Casablanca) and our representative offices in the major international financial hubs of London and New York.

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PRESENT IN 12 COUNTRIES

With a total of 31 offices worldwide

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No. 1 IN TERMS OF REVENUES IN THE EU

The Euro 100, The Lawyer 2021

Latin America

We have built one of the largest direct presences in the region, with a network of offices in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

  • Our team of over 200 professionals provides advice to Latin American and multinational companies in all sectors.
  • We are a firm of choice in the four countries in which we operate and a leader across the region, making us ideally placed to coordinate cross-border and intraregional deals both originating and culminating in Latin America.

This integrated model has proven very successful, and Garrigues’ office network currently represents one of the leading direct presences in the region.

In the last five years, we have seen a 61.1% increase in revenues in the region.

9.6% of our clients come from Latin America.

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CLIENTS IN ALL REGIONS

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AND INDUSTRIES

33.6% Services

10.5% Construction & infrastructure

10% Individuals

9.5% Industrial manufacturing

8.8% Consumption & distribution

8.6% Financial services

4.8% Energy

2.9% Tourism

2.6% Technology, telecommunications & media

1.9% Life sciences and healthcare

1.8% Transport

0.9% Public authorities

4.1% Others

The value of reputation

Leading organizations recognize Garrigues for the quality of its client service, its commitment to talent, its proven ability to innovate and its social outreach.

Garrigues features in the main rankings and directories of international law firms.

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  • Ranked 18th most innovative law firm in Europe 2021. Top-ranked Spanish firm.
    Financial Times Innovative Lawyers (October 2021)
  • Among the 300 European companies driving the fight against climate change
    Financial Times, Europe’s Climate Leaders (May 2021)
  • Best-placed law firm in the ranking of most responsible companies
    Merco Responsibility and Corporate Governance (January 2021)
  • Best law firm to work
    Actualidad Económica (September 2021), Merco University Talent (June 2021) and Universum (June 2021)
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
    Spanish Ministry of Equality (October 2021)
  • Best Diversity and Inclusion Project and Best Pro Bono Initiative in Spain
    Expansión Legal Awards (September 2021)
  • Business with Heart award
    For pro bono advice to the Spanish non-profit Mamás en Acción (November 2021)
  • Garrigues Mexico: Socially Responsible Enterprise (ESR) distinction
    Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) and the Mexican Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility (AliaRSE) (August 2021)
  • Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year – Southern Cone
    Latin Finance (October 2021)
  • Latin American local legal adviser of the year
    IJ Global Awards (July 2021)
  • Andean states: Banking & finance firm of the year
    IFLR Americas Awards (May 2021)
  • Highly recommended firm in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru
    Latin Lawyer 250 (September 2021)
  • Best real estate law firm in Spain
    Expansión Legal Awards (September 2021)
  • Best legal work in the judicial review jurisdiction in Spain
    Expansión Legal Awards (September 2021)
  • Deal of the Year in Spain: Caixa Bank/Bankia merger
    Expansión Legal Awards (September 2021)
  • Law Firm of the Year in Spain: Copyright and Trademark Prosecution
    Managing IP EMEA Awards 2021
  • Law Firm of the Year in Portugal: Advisory & Contentious
    Managing IP EMEA Awards 2021
  • Law Firm of the Year in Portugal: Tax Law
    Best Lawyers

Compliance and integrity

The values and principles that underpin the firm’s identity are embodied by our commitment to quality service, ethical conduct and observance of following ethical principles: integrity, loyalty, independence, ongoing training, dignity, respect and professional secrecy.

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