Uría Menéndez got the Best Law Firm in LatAm Award, whereas Jaime Velázquez, Managing Partner at Clifford Chance, was awarded Best Lawyer of the Year. Both Ecija and Cuatrecasas got the Most Innovative Project Award.
Uría Menéndez was the most awarded law firm of the year: awarded Best Law Firm in LatAm, they also got the Best Law Firm in Spain Award, the Best Law Firm in Banking Law Award and the Best Law Firm in Corporate Law Award. Garrigues got the Best Law Firm in Tax Law award, Sagardoy got the Best Law Firm in Labour Law Award, and Ecija got the Best Law Firm in IP Law award. The Siemens-Gamesa merger carried out by Allen&Overy, CMS, Linklaters and Uría was awarded Best Transaction of 2016.
The Expansión Legal Awards to Best Corporate Legal Practices are holding their second edition this year. They've already become a referent within the Spanish legal sector, and ONTIER already won last year in the category of Most Innovative Law Firm.