Having opened in September 2010, the Madrid practice is a boutique offering focused on TMT and Intellectual Property. The office delivers legal and strategic advice to both domestic clients and local offices of international clients, drawing on the Olswang network to provide cross-practice, multi-jurisdictional support.
Our people are immersed in the TMT sector and have unrivalled knowledge and insight into the unique challenges faced by companies in this space. Our expertise is evident through our regular contributions to industry thought leadership and events, and through our client list which includes the leading names across Technology, Media and Telecoms.
We are one of only a few firms in Europe to have IP specialists integrated into our firm, displaying our commitment to and knowledge of the field. The combination of this TMT sector insight and IP expertise makes Olswang Madrid a unique and compelling offering to the market.
Olswang is recommended in all three areas of TMT by Chambers & Partners Europe, with many of our lawyers being recognised as leading individuals in the space, including Blanca Escribano, TMT lead in the Madrid office. Chambers & Partners describes Blanca as "a highly reliable lawyer who provides added value" and The Legal 500 commends Blanca for being "reliable and very easy to work with". The Legal 500 refers to Olswang as having a "very strong team [which is] noted for its high-quality service and depth of industry knowledge".
The Madrid team at Olswang frequently share their insights through articles on The Guardian, Raconteur and other media outlets, as well as speaking at and attending the leading conferences in the sector, including the Annual Internet of Things Summit and the Mobile Roaming World Summit. Blanca serves as an officer to the Communications Law Committee of the International Bar Association.
For further information, please contact Blanca Escribano: Blanca.Escribano@olswang.com
International law firm Olswang today launched a blog dedicated to the developing law of injunctions, one of the most important areas of English law.
23 January 2015
International technology, media and telecoms law firm Olswang has launched a new content platform in partnership with the Guardian, the world's second largest digital newspaper, theChanging Business Hub. This hub explores how the media, technology and telecoms industries are evolving globally and negotiating new challenges and opportunities with regulators, customers and society.
05 January 2015
International TMT law firm Olswang's telecoms practice has been recognised in the new Who's Who Legal: Technology, Media & Telecommunications guide for 2015.
30 September 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has been recognised in the new Who's Who Legal Technology, Media & Telecommunications guide for 2015.
26 September 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has been included in the Top 30 Employers for Working Families list, a benchmark developed by the UK's leading work-life organisation, Working Families.
26 September 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has announced that David Chance and Dr. Andreas Raffel will be joining its Board as Non-Executive Directors. Their appointments to the Board take effect on 1 September 2014 and are part of Olswang's new governance structure.
01 September 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has advised PackLink, the European online package shipping marketplace, on its series B financing led by Accel Partners in which existing Series A investor Active Venture Partners also participated. The funding pulled in $9 million and raises the total funding achieved to date to $11 million.
12 June 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has once again been ranked by leading Legal directory The Legal 500 EMEA in its 2014 edition. The firm has achieved rankings and recommendations in 22 practice areas.
11 April 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has won Europe Copyright Firm of the Year at the 2014 Managing IP Global Awards, organised by Managing Intellectual Property, leading global resource for IP news and analysis.
20 March 2014
Olswang advises Spanish mobile studio Omnidrone on its $2m financing round led by Nokia Growth Partners
International TMT law firm Olswang has advised Omnidrone on its A financing round of $2m from Nokia Growth Partners, London Venture Partners -the backers of Supercell- and Kibo Ventures.
18 March 2014
Olswang recognised by leading legal directory Chambers Global 2014 for its Europe-wide TMT expertise
International law firm Olswang has been recognised by leading legal directory Chambers & Partners in its 2014 Global edition. The firm has been ranked in six categories, including three Europe-wide categories, and 17 of our lawyers have been ranked, with a total of 21 individual rankings achieved.
14 March 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has advised ITYIS Siglo XXI, leading Spanish internet services company, on the sale of the recipe website "Mis Recetas" to the Tokyo listed company Cookpad Inc.
13 March 2014
Olswang Partner and co-head of the Telecoms practice Blanca Escribano featured as a panel speaker at 5th Annual Internet of Things European Summit on 4 March in Brussels.
07 March 2014
International TMT law firm Olswang has been selected for the 2014 World's Best Outsourcing Advisors list, compiled by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®).
17 February 2014
Olswang Partner and co-head of the Telecoms practice Blanca Escribano featured as a panel speaker at the Mobile Roaming Word Congress in London on 12 and 13 November 2013. At the event Blanca discussed how the Draft Single Market Regulation impacts on roaming and explored the challenges of cross-border M2M services.
13 November 2013
24 April 2014
On Thursday, 24 April, Olswang hosted its second Data Debates event discussion in Madrid.