International law firm Bird & Bird appoints Alfonso Carrillo as partner in Madrid in its Dispute Resolution practice.
Alfonso will join the firm in February from Broseta Abogados where he was a partner in the restructuring and insolvency group. With 14 years of experience in the legal sector, he specialises in litigation, disputesand insolvency matters. Alfonso has a wide range of clients in the banking, real estate and construction sectors and is admitted to the Murcia Bar.
Bird & Bird continues to grow its team in its Madrid office across all practice groups as well as lawyers specialising in dispute resolution and insolvency. Coral Yáñez and Isidro del Moral say: "We are thrilled to welcome Alfonso to the Bird & Bird team in Madrid. The current economic climate in Spain will undoubtedly lead to an increase in dispute, litigation and insolvency work over the next few years. Alfonso's appointment and his longstanding experience in these areas mean we are well placed to help both current and prospective clients on these matters."
Peter Knight, Sophie Eyre and Evelyn Tjon-En-Fa comment: "There have been a number of recent judgements in both the Spanish Supreme Court and the EU Court of Justice that have and will continue to affect banks. This is expected to generate a new wave of claims from both consumers and client associations with banks. Alfonso's arrival at Bird & Bird will help us navigate our clients through these matters – we look forward to him joining the team."
Alfonso adds: "I am looking forward to joining an international law firm like Bird & Bird. The firm will provide me with an ideal platform for both my professional development as well as the growth of the Dispute Resolution practice in Madrid and across Bird & Bird."