Our Ibero-American Practice has a team of Spanish, Portuguese and Brazilian lawyers with an in-depth knowledge of those jurisdictions, who share a specialized understanding of the characteristics of their legal systems, business methods, and markets as well as knowledge of their culture and language. The team of lawyers handles all kinds of cross-border transactions and advise clients on all kinds of deals, mainly mergers and acquisitions, corporate and project finance.
The Ibero-American Practice has been operating since 2000, providing advice (a) on investment and joint ventures projects in Brazil; (b) to local companies, on international expansion projects; and (c) on all types of transactions.
Thanks to the familiarity with both Brazilian and Iberian markets, we offer an efficient service, providing high-quality comprehensive advice based on the specific knowledge of these jurisdictions.
Demarest's Ibero-American Practice comprises two teams specialized in Portugal and Spain. This team is headed by the counsel in foreign law Andoni Hernández (a Spanish lawyer) and the partner Gonçalo Godinho (a Portuguese lawyer).
Today, our Ibero-American Practice works, among others, with the following clients: Iberia, Banco Santander, Pullmantur, Abengoa Bioenergia, Acciona, Roca, Gamesa, Axa, Isolux Corsan, Grupo Samca and Orona from Spain and EDP, Jeronimo Martins, Martifer Energy, from Portugal.