Partners

Xavier Casals

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Degree

Barchelor of Laws, University of Barcelona, 1985
Member of Barcelona Bar Association, 1986
Master’s Degree in European Law, Patronat Català Pro Europa, 1988
Master’s Degree in Business Management, Abat Oliba CEU, 1989

Other courses

Business accounting, Institute of Graduate Studies, 1986
European Law, Barcelona Bar Association, 1989
Code of Civil Procedure, ESADE, 2000

Specialization

Commercial and Corporate Law

Telecommunication Law and New Technology

Civil Law

Sports Law

Practice areas

Integral Consultancy to both multinational, medium and small companies

E-money operations

General Contracting

Consultancy to telecommunication and energy companies

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English.

Pilar de Paz

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Degree

Bachelor of Laws, University of Barcelona, 1990.

Other courses

Legal Practice (Barcelona Bar Association – ICAB-, 1900-1992).

EU Law (ICAB, 1993).

Amendment to the Catalan Urbanism Law (ICAB, 2010).

Amendment to the Social Jurisdiction Law (ICAB, 2011).

Amendment to the Labor Law (ICAB, 2012).

Labor Law: Objective and Collective, Disciplinary Dismissal (UOC, 2013).

Compliace Course, UOC, 2017-2018

Compliance Course, Publishing Company “Colex”, 2019

Specialization

Commercial Law

Labor Law

Infrastructure Town Planning

Administrative Law

Practice areas

Integral Consultancy to both multinational and small and medium companies, mainly in the drafting and study of contracts, commercial operations and personnel management, working jointly with financial and Human Resources departments.

In the field of Administrative Law management of Compensation Boards.

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English.

Lawyers

Ignacio Elorza

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Degree

Bachelor of Laws, Autonomous University of Madrid, 1992.

Legal Practice, Vizcaya Bar Association, 1996.

Master’s Degree in Corporate Legal Consultancy, Instituto de Empresa, 1998.

Specialization

Commercial Law (corporate and contracting)

Procedural Law

Practice areas

Distribution and agency contracts

Intellectual and Industrial Property

Building

Urban leasing

Ecommerce

Personal Data Protection

Commercial and Bankruptcy Litigation

Languages

Spanish, English

Javier González

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Degree

Bachelor of Laws, Pompeu Fabra University, 2001.

Preparation for the public competitive examination to join the Judicial and Fiscal Careers, 2001-2005.

Other courses

Appeal of Unfair Terms in Banking Sector (Barcelona Bar Association –ICAB-, 2013)

Prevention of Money Laundering (Valencia Bar Association, 2011).

Law on corrective measures to combat delays in payment in commercial transactions (Valencia Bar Association, 2010).

New Legislation of the Spanish Procedural Law (Valencia Bar Association, 2009).

Legal and Forensic Medicines In the case of non-contractual liability (ICAB, 2008).

Specialization

Civil Procedural Law

Commercial Law and Arbitration

Bankruptcy Law

General and Economic Criminal Law

Practice areas

Contracting and Obligations

Distribution and Agency agreements

Defective products

Consumers and users

Contractual and Non-contractual Civil Liability

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English.

Francisco Hernández

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Degree

Bachelor in Laws, University of Barcelona, 1990
Erasmus in Essex University, United Kingdom, 1990
Master’s Degree in Commerce and International law, Barcelona Bar Association, 1994

Other courses

Legal Practice (2 years), Barcelona Association Bar, 1992

Specialization

Private International Law

Commercial and Corporate Law

Real Estate Law

Civil and Commercial Litigation

Practice areas

Immigration Law
International Distribution agreements (incoterms)
Financing agreements, factoring and confirming, letter of credit agreements
All kind of Real Estate Sales and Purchase Agreements, Mortgage Loans Agreements

Debt Claims Litigation and all Type of Trade Disputes

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English.

Carlos Castillo

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Degree

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration, Complutense University of Madrid, 2009.

Master’s Degree in Legal Practice, University of Barcelona, 2010.

Master’s Degree in the Information Society, Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB), 2014.

Auditor of Technology Environments (AAULETEC Register).

Member of the Spanish Association of Expert Lawyers in ICT Law (ENATIC).

Member of the Spanish Privacy Professional Association (APEP)

Other courses

Entertainment Law (ICAB, 2014).

Biotechnology and Intellectual Property (WIPO Academy, 2013).

Electronic Commerce and Intellectual Property (WIPO Academy, 2013).

Competition Law, Unfair Competition and Advertising (ICAB, 2012).

Trademarks, Patents and Designs (ICAB, 2011).

Community law and business law (ICAB, 2010).

Specialization

Commercial and Corporate Law

Civil Procedural Law, Commercial and Arbitration

Bankruptcy Law

Practice areas

Integral Consultancy to both multinational and small and medium companies

Contracts and Obligations

Data Protection

Insolvency and restructuring procedures

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English, French.

Julián Pareja

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Degree

Bachelor of Laws, University of Barcelona 2012

Extraordinary Prize of Degree

Master´s Degree in Business Law, University of Barcelona 2013

Other courses

Development of functions in Bank Entities, 2014

Specialization

Civil Procedural law
Commercial Law and Arbitration
Bankruptcy Law

Family Law

Practice areas

Obligations and Contracts
Contractual and Extra Contractual Civil Liability
Banking Law

Languages

Spanish, Catalan and English

Ricardo de Rabassa – Of Counsel

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Degree

Barchelor of Laws, University of Barcelona, 1979
Master’s Degree in Nuclear Law, Spanish Electricity Industry Association (UNESA), 1993
Master’s Degree in Business Corporations, Barcelona Bar Association, 1999
Master’s Degree in Laws of European Union and competition, Barcelona Bar Association, 2000
Master’s Degree in Distribution Law, Faculty of Law, ESADE, 2013

Specialization

Commercial law
Finance Law
Administrative Law

Practice areas

Banking and Energy Sector
Telecommunication Sector
Public tendering
Mergers and takeovers
Competition and regulation
Town Planning and infrastructure
Negotiation and International Contracting

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English and French

Javier Vecino – Of Counsel

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Degree

Barchelor of Laws, University of Valladolid 1997

Member of Barcelona Bar Association, 1997

Master’s Degree in Corporate Law, University of Barcelona, 2002

Master’s Degree in Tax Consultancy, University of Barcelona, 2005

Other courses

Applied Economics, University of Barcelona

Seminar of International contracting, University of Barcelona

European Law, University of Barcelona

Languages

Spanish, English and German

Pablo Sáez – Of Counsel

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Degree

Barchelor of Laws, Abat Oliba University, San Pablo CEU.
Master’s Degree in Legal Consultancy for Businesses, IE Business School, Madrid, 2001.
Executive MBA, IESE Business School, Barcelona, 2010-2012.

Other courses

Tax refresher course at the Centro de Estudios Financieros (CEF). 2015 Tax Reform. (October 2014 to June 2015).

Specialization

Sector of consumer goods, distribution and automobile
Sector of Real Estate and Financial

Practice areas

Corporate Tax, VAT and Income Tax

International and Non-Residents Taxation

Wealth tax planning, business reorganizations, real estate taxation and fiscal optimization in Wealth Tax and Inheritance and Donations Tax

Languages

Spanish, Catalan and English

Accounting and Tax Department

Manel Bullich

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Degree

Commercial accounting in “Catalunya Formació Tècnica” in 1996.
General accounting (Adams Academy), (85 hours).

Other courses

Different courses and conferences concerning tax and accounting given by A.E.C.E. since 1998.
SME’s International Accounting Rules (NIC/NIF) (Ramón Llull University, 2007), (16hours), given by PhD. Josep Ma Gay in the University Ramon Llull, in 2007.
Spanish General Accounting Plan (Adams Academy), (36 hours) 2007.
From 2008 attendance to accounting and tax training courses.

Specialization Areas

General accounting
Tax assessment

Languages

Spanish, Catalan.

Merche Guardia

Economist

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Degree

Insurance Actuarial Sciences, University of Barcelona, 1989.

Graduated in Business Administration, University of Barcelona, 1989.

Other courses

Balance Sheet Consolidation Course (Institute Researche).

Fiscal Update Seminar Annual Courses (Arthur Andersen).

Introduction to Financial Derivatives Courses (Esade).

Financial Risk Management Superior Course (Institut d’Estudis Financers).

Practice areas

Account auditing.

General Accounting.

Languages

Spanish, Catalan.

Maria Dolores Garcia

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Degree

Degree in Executive Secretary, Catalonia 1991

Courses

Contaplus Course 2002

Pymes Accounting 2010

Accounting Refreshing Course 2016

Languages

Spanish and Catalan

HR and Administrative Department

Jéssica Aguilera

Human resources

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Degree

Barchelor’s Degree in Labour Relations in University of Barcelona, 2008-2011.
Certificate of High Edcucation in Administration and Finance in IES Provençana, 2005-2007.
Certificate of Higher Education in Joan Miró, 2002-2004.

Other courses

Course A3 Nom Payrolls and Social insurances, (Group Wolters Kluwer, A3 Software) 2012.

English, currently attending 4th course, Official Language School

French, currently attending 1st course, Official Language School

Specialization Areas

Specialist in Payrolls and Social Insurances.
Social Security management for companies and self-employes workers.
Advice on Employment Law, disciplinary proceedings and allowances.
Interpretation of collective agreements.

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English and French

Sandra Luciano

Administrative

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Degree

09/2000 – 06/2004: Compulsory Secondary Education (Institució Montserrat, Barcelona).

09/2004 – 06/2006: High School with Humanistic Development (IES Menéndez y Pelayo, Barcelona).

Business Administration and Management, UOC, 2008.

Other courses

Typing (2008).

Windows’ XP and Word XP (2008).

03/2019: Training Activity APP – English, Intermediate Level (60 days)

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English.

Olga Kamyshanskaya

Administrative

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Titulación

Licenciada en Traducción e Interpretación en la comunicación económica. Universidad de la Economía y Finanzas de San-Petersburgo, Rusia, 2010. (Inglés, español).

Licenciada en Finanzas, especialización –Banca. Universidad Social de Moscú, 2014 ( Formación a distancia).

Otros cursos

Curso de Inglés (650 horas lectivas) School “Active”. Rusia, 2003.

Cursos de Lengua y Cultura Española para Extranjeros. Nivel B2, 80 horas lectivas, Universidad Pontificia, Salamanca, España, 2009 .

Curso Inglés – Legal Skills (Julio 20h), Ilustre Colegio Abogados Barcelona, España 2017.

Legal English, Contract Law, Tort Law 25 horas 2017 – Il·lustre Col·legi d’Advocats de Barcelona

Curso de Traducción para organismos internacionales online (60h) 2019 –CÁLAMO&CRAN: profesionales del lenguaje, Madrid

French, currently attending A2, Institut Français Barcelona

Idiomas

Ruso, Castellano, Catalán, Inglés y Francés