Olswang strengthens its pan-European Restructuring and Insolvency practice
Olswang has appointed Cristina Jiménez Savurido as Head of the Restructuring and Insolvency practice in Spain. This new appointment reinforces Olswang's strategic expansion making it a leading R&I real estate team in Europe.
Cristina is one of the top Spanish independent lawyers specialising in insolvency appointments, making her one of the most sought after and influential R&I practitioners in the country. Cristina's been involved in some of Spain's most significant restructurings and insolvency real estate deals such as Cosmani, Cabagua, Nozar, Estudio 5 and Fernando Martín. Cristina's experience and inherent knowledge of the sector has allowed her to become a trusted advisor and business partner for the companies she's worked with. As the new Head of Olswang's Spanish R&I team, Cristina will devote her unique business-minded approach to the practice offering a distinctly different take to R&I law for our Spanish and international client base.
Cristina Jiménez has been the President of the Foundation for the Investigation of Law and Business (FIDE) since 2007 and will continue her role while at Olswang. She has played a very active role leading FIDE and has promoted various initiatives about the professional study of business law and the development of relationships between the legal profession and the industry.
Alicia Videon, Head of the Restructuring & Insolvency team comments:
"The appointment of Cristina Jiménez is very significant to us, as she is one of the most prestigious professionals of her field. Cristina's appointment means that we now have a dedicated restructuring and insolvency practice across all our international offices making us a leading R&I practice in Europe, particularly in the real estate sector. We have known Cristina for a long time and are delighted that she's decided to join our team."
Olswang's Spanish office opened in Madrid in September 2010 and is one of the fastest growing Spanish practices with over 30 lawyers focused on: Corporate, Finance, Tax, Arbitration, Public Law, Infrastructures, Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency, Employment, Energy, Intellectual Property, Media, Telecommunications and Technology.
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Notes to editors
Olswang LLP is one of Europe's leading law firms in the areas of technology, media, telecommunications and real estate. The firm comprises of nearly 700 people including 100 partners, across seven European offices. Olswang is part of a 'best friends' network of leading independent law firms throughout the world.
The Olswang office in Madrid, which opened in September 2010, provides practically all legal services focusing on the fields of Corporate, Finance, Tax, Arbitration, Public Law and Regulatory, Infrastructures, Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency, Employment, Energy, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications.
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