After the firm´s Extraordinary Partners Meeting, held today in the new firm´s premises in Seville, Cuatrecasas has approved the promotion to partner of Alejandro Bonitch Pearcey (Public Law and Regulated Sectors), Elisabet Calzada Oliveras (Labour and Employment), Cristina Coca Fraile, Pablo Espolita Suárez (Finance and Tax) and José Ángel Rueda García (International Arbitration and Litigation).
Alejandro Bonitch Pearcey (Madrid), the new Public Law and Regulated Sectors partner, is a specialist in Administrative and Regulatory Law and Regulated Sectors, including renewable energy, infrastructure and urban planning, and in handling all types of judicial reviews. He advises national and international clients on transactional matters relating to the renewable energy and infrastructure sector.
Elisabet Calzada Oliveras (Barcelona), the new Labour and Employment partner, is a specialist in Labour Law, with extensive experience in negotiating collective bargaining agreements, internal flexibility practices and restructuring processes for national and international clients. She also advises companies on Labour Law matters arising from the massive introduction of new technologies, as well as on equality, diversity and sustainability matters in labor relations.
Cristina Coca Fraile (Barcelona), the new partner in the Finance and Tax Law practice, is specialist in Tax consultancy for large family businesses and in personal income tax structures of large taxpayers. She has a long-standing career in defending clients in tax inspection and verification processes, as well as in advising on tax matters relating to the planning, reorganizing and intergenerational transfers of family businesses. She lectures at the Universidad Internacional de Cataluña (UIC) and has done so in the past at the Universidad de Barcelona.
Pablo Espolita Suárez (Barcelona), also Finance and Taz partner, is a specialist in advising large corporate groups and family businesses on tax, asset management and transfer pricing. His expertise includes tax planning for corporate group reorganisation, Mergers and Acquisitions, and business transfers. He also represents and defends clients in tax inspection procedures. He lectures at the Universidad Internacional de Cataluña (UIC) and has done so in the past at the EAE Business School.
José Ángel Rueda García (Madrid), the new International Arbitration and Litigation partner, is a specialist in Arbitration proceedings under foreign investment protection treaties and contracts with sovereign states. His practice also includes Commercial Arbitration proceedings between private parties. He regularly advises on issues concerning Public International Law (state immunity and international economic sanctions) and Private International Law (international jurisdiction and recognition of foreign judgments). He holds a PhD in Law and is an associate lecturer at Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.