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Allen & Overy celebrates opening of Barcelona office

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Wim Dejonghe

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03 October 2014

International law firm Allen & Overy formally celebrated the opening of its Barcelona offices at a private reception hosted by Wim Dejonghe, Global Managing Partner of Allen & Overy, for some 100 guests.

With Iberian headquarters in Madrid, Allen & Overy has been present in Spain for the past 23 years. The Barcelona office, which is Allen & Overy's 44th office worldwide, brings the firm closer to its clients and bolsters its practice areas and presence both in Spain and across the global network. For Dejonghe, "We at Allen & Overy are convinced that the Spanish market offers opportunities for us to continue to grow at the rapid rate that we have been to date. This latest step allows us to anticipate our clients' needs by identifying business channels in the local market, and to provide wider premium coverage for our global clients with interests in Spain". 

Located at Carrer del Mestre Nicolau 19, the local team is headed up by Antoni Valverde Roy, who joined the firm as a Partner earlier this year. Antoni Valverde is a highly regarded corporate lawyer in Spain, where he has focused on complex cross-border deals, specialising in M&A and Private Equity.

For further information, please contact Antoinette Huka, antoinette.huka@allenovery.com on +44 (0)20 3088 4638.