• Montserrat Llopart, managing partner until July 1st, will continue to lead the Healthcare and Compliance departments
  • Javier joined Baker McKenzie in 2015, where he leads the Corporate / M&A practice at the Barcelona office

Baker McKenzie, the leading global law firm, has appointed Javier Menor as the new managing partner of the Barcelona office with effects from July 1, 2019. From his new position, Javier Menor will be in charge of consolidating Baker McKenzie as the first global law firm in Spain, in close collaboration with Rodrigo Ogea, managing partner of the Madrid office.

"I am very grateful and excited about the opportunity to contribute, from my new position, to the growth and consolidation of Baker McKenzie. I take over from Montserrat Llopart, whom has our appreciation for the work done and under her direction we have had the opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Barcelona office. We have an excellent professional team, unique implantation at an international level and our deep knowledge and a consolidated local strength that position Baker McKenzie as the reference firm to lead a market in constant evolution, allowing us to solve all the legal needs of our customers, who operate in increasingly complex, volatile and globalized business environments" Javier Menor says.

Javier Menor heads the Corporate / M&A and Private Equity department of Baker McKenzie in Barcelona. In his more than 20 years of experience, he has advised national and international clients in the areas of Corporate Law, M&A, strategic partnerships, Private Equity and Competition Law. Javier works regularly with companies that operate in different sectors, such as pharmaceutical, food, technology and communications, among others. In addition, he serves as secretary of the board and legal adviser in several Spanish companies. Thanks to his extensive career, Javier has been recognized in his areas of practice as one of the best lawyers in Spain by the most relevant directories in the sector.

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