Due to our advice and direct performance in solving controversies we assume the financial aspirations of our customers and defend them as a whole. We embrace the best preventive practice through diligently drafting contracts and pre-agreements, as well as undergoing an expert due diligence, among others. We ensure to follow up on the fulfilment of the acquired commitments and to eventually audit its final accounts. We also embrace a palliative practice, resolving conflicts that arise from breaches or defective performances; including renegotiating, refinancing, out-of-court complaints and any others that may become effective, always in response to the customers’ needs.
Corporate and Business Law
The corporate scheme, the drafting of statutes, ownership structure and establishing the functions of the non member Secretary, are some of our tasks when giving legal advice to small and medium companies. We are present and participate in advising companies of almost all sectors, from industrial to commercial production. We monitor the compliance of the short-term plans that are set and, if necessary, we propose a viability plan, not only establishing it in writing but proactively proceeding to its full achievement.
We commit our efforts in making the best analysis in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses in the monitoring and enforcement of the legislation. To do so, we carry out, under our own protocol, a full audit (tax law excluded), concluding, proposing remedies, solutions and improvements in all areas of our expertise, and giving a note of compliance in each of these areas, covering the strictly corporate, as well as the scope of its business, and the merely productive. Finally, we also monitor the compliance of our recommendations.
According to published statistics we have filed 1% of the total voluntary bankruptcy claims registered, since the second quarter of 2012, in the province of Barcelona. We have filed, collaborated and we are currently also preparing lawsuits requesting voluntary bankruptcy for both natural and corporate persons. We have successfully promoted the exemption of debts up to 2.500.000 euros.
Our firm specialises in advising clients on pre-bankruptcy situations, contributing with its know-how during such delicate period which will determine the future of the company, its solvency or permanent insolvency.
We are insolvency administrators in the provinces of Barcelona and Madrid, we have experience administrating and liquidating companies with assets of between 1 and 21 million euros, we are also bankruptcy mediators.
White Collar Crimes
We defend natural and legal persons before the criminal court, as defendants or as plaintiffs, in crimes and in economic and corporate liability.
We elaborate and implement programs and good government plans, criminal compliance, including the code of conduct, we follow its proper execution and asses the compliance officer.
Administrative and Urban Planning
We elaborate and process the planning instruments for territorial development and urban management. We negotiate, process and draft urban planning agreements. We take part as secretaries in urban development boards. We implement urban development projects and advise in the field of construction law.
We collaborate with certain public authorities, we advise as well as manage the rights and interests of individuals, who have been injured or compromised, before the administration.
We act and advise in matters related to pharmacies, public functions, professional colleges, universities and special properties, such as mines, water and hydrocarbons.
Intellectual and Industrial Rights
We have spent hundreds of hours obtaining and registering our clients’ intellectual property rights. We react before any forum against the violation of their rights, defending their title on trademarks, patents and other industrial or intellectual property.
Image and Celebrity Rights
We protect our clients privacy rights, honor and image. We draft and review contracts on the transfer and use of fundamental rights. We advise the Spanish group, one of the most important groups in the world of image, models and their booking.
We also represent the interests of people in the communication and entertainment world, well known and famous for their public activity. We take care of their image, calendar, recruitment and defend their best interests and projection of their career.
Family and Inheritance
We protect family and economic rights of our individual clients through our family mediation service. We protect family and economic rights of our individual clients through our family mediation service. And if necessary, through judicial assistance in order to apply measures and processes of annulment, separation and divorce, paternity and other personal and family content.
We advise on how to make a will, which clauses to incorporate, which needs should be covered, and particularly we help in the partition, calculating and applying for lawful rights to intervene in the inheritance process, and other related aspects of heritage content.
We have advised, drafted statutes and formed non-profit associations and foundations of private law from different fields. Our commitment to society is manifested through the pursued aim of entities, collaborating and even condoning our services.
We draft community property statutes, advising, mediating and defending their interests against third parties and co-owners.
Every year we chose several projects that, due to their entity and needs, we consider deserve our pro bono legal participation.
Internet and eCommerce
We offer services such as internet legal audits to verify the normative compliance and to defend and protect names and domains before the ICANN. We also solve conflicts revolving online consumer regulations.
We protect the reputation of our individual and corporative clients, we asses and put in to practice the right to be forgotten and we fight cyber infringement of copyrights, brand names and cyber threats.
Competition and M&A
We defend our clients from acts of collusion, concurrence of services performed by workers or former employees and unfair competition by third parties.
We perform due diligence, legal support for the acquisition and merger of companies, in terms of contractual matters, litigation, intellectual and industrial property, corporate law, good practices and good governance, and assessing compliance with legal regulations, evaluating and Identifying problems and proposing adequate solutions.
We defend the rights of consumers and users against companies and financial institutions. We negotiate the modification of contracts and mortgage loans subject to unfair terms and, where appropriate, we invoke their nullity before the Courts, with a 100% success rate, in matters of preferential shares, risky investments, and foreclosure, caused by unfair terms against consumer right.
We protect the rights of our clients before any body and forum in matters of transportation, in compensation claims for delays and cancellations, with regards to insurance matters, and for purchases of goods and services, including banking services.
Praxis and Liability
We defend professionals against the complaints filed by their clients due to negligence and the procedures initiated by their professional associations.
We also seek to obtain maximum economic satisfaction in cases of liability for objective causes, such as traffic accidents. As well as, liability for negligent, culpable, malicious or malpractice conduct of professionals of any sector.
We negotiate with responsible third parties and with the insurance companies to obtain, if not the repair of the damage in natura, at least, its economic recomposition.
We introduce foreign companies in the Spanish market, from any economic activity, offering legal advice for its implementation and development. As we have already done with companies from Holland, Germany, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Finland, Jordan, Greece, Japan and China.
We act as consultants in international merchandise trades, drafting letters of intent, sales contracts, setting intervention and commitment clauses, incoterms, and at the request of our client we also act as representatives and interlocutors inside and outside of community trade operations.
Negotiating and Contracting
We advise all of those who are part of a sales contract, exchange, bond, service leasing, lease of property, works and subcontracts, transportation, insurance, mandate, loan, constitution guaranteed mortgages, pledge and antichresis, constitution of limited real rights such as servitude, use and usufruct. Our intervention implies, in many cases, negotiating in defence of our clients’ interests and drafting of contracts, their formalisation and consecutive follow-up.
It is important for us that our client feels supported and accompanied in everything that affects the preliminary treatments, the negotiation process and the resolution of conflicts prior to the signing of the contract. Trusting that the negotiated content of the clauses will be in their best interests and in accordance with the law, and all of it maintaining or exceeding their own expectations.
Corporate Structure and Organisation
We participate in the development of franchises, including the know how, from its constitution and implementation to the adhesion of franchisees and its development in the market. We protect the rights of franchisees and act as mediators to resolve situations of conflict.
We advise on the constitution of business groups, with or without structural or functional linkage, under strict criteria of legality, transparency and good governance.
We also advise on the constitution of commercial structures, decentralisation, offshoring, outsourcing, opening of establishments, and agreements of collaboration and agency.
Procedure and Litigation
Our experience and advice is aimed at resolving conflicts through negotiation. Sometimes, that is not possible, there for to better defend the interests of our clients, we draft the necessary jurisdictional briefs for it’s levy forum; following the whole procedure, in each instance and attending the hearings, to achieve the maximum benefit. According to our internal statistics, in the last two years, we have obtained over 80% of success on the total estimated claims that we have filed, and of the remaining, 15% were resolved partially successful. As defendants, we have accomplished more than 65% of cases to be resolved in withdrawal, attending totally or partially to our clients’ demands; in all the various authorities, including the Supreme Court, and for each and every one of the areas of practice, taking special recognition of our work, with 100% of success in bankruptcy matters, in family law and hereditary property law.
Moreover, we are mediators and arbitrators of the Arbitration Court of Barcelona.