Bird & Bird wins two Legal Awards in Spain


Bird & Bird's Madrid office has been named Competition Law Firm of the Year and Energy & Utilities Law Firm of the Year (Spain) at the Acquisition International Magazine 2013 Legal Awards.

The leading corporate finance journal recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals and companies within the legal sector, and honours success, innovation and ethics across international legal and business communities.

"This award is the acknowledgement of the market of longstanding focus of Bird & Bird in the energy sector" says Hermenegildo Altozano who heads the Energy team in Spain. "Highly deserved and very motivating indeed" comments Antonio Creus who leads the Competition practice.

Javier Fernández-Samaniego, Bird & Bird's Managing Partner in Madrid adds: "We are very happy to receive these awards in recognition of our strong competition and energy practices. We are fortunate to work with a wide range of exceptional clients who provide us with exciting challenges, enabling us to apply the best of our sector expertise to their cases."