- The aim is to create a platform for companies in a market that is in strong recovery where the law firm has operated for over 20 years
- This opening is in line with the international nature of Pavia e Ansaldo with its offices in Russia, Japan, Belgium and 7 foreign desks
- Meritxell Roca Ortega will be the partner heading up the new Barcelona office
Barcelona/Milan, February 28, 2016 - The law firm Pavia e Ansaldo announces the opening of its Barcelona office at Avenida Diagonal 539.
Pavia e Ansaldo looks to Spain to strengthen its presence in a market which is experiencing a strong recovery and where the law firm has been active for over 20 years, representing Spanish companies which operate in Italy and in countries where the law firm is active, as well as Italian companies interested in the Spanish market.
Pavia e Ansaldo’s Barcelona office joins those in Milan, Rome, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tokyo and Brussels as well as the 7 foreign desks, thereby confirming the strong international nature of the law firm which, for its foreign practices operates through lawyers authorised to practice both in Italy and in the different jurisdictions where they are active.
Meritxell Roca Ortega has been part of Pavia e Ansaldo since 1996, setting up the Spanish Desk of the law firm. Partner since 2009, she is admitted to the bar both in Italy and in Spain, was President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Italy from 1999 to 2008 and is now the partner heading up the new office in Barcelona.
Stefano Bianchi, managing partner of Pavia e Ansaldo, declared: “The opening of the new office fits perfectly into our strategy focused on supporting Italian and Spanish companies in their path of growth and strengthening in the international markets where our law firm operates. We decided to grow further in Spain - adds Bianchi - a market in strong recovery and which has great opportunities.”
Meritxell Roca Ortega, the partner in charge of Pavia e Ansaldo’s Barcelona office declared: “The new office in Barcelona aims to create a platform at the service of Spanish companies interested in operating in those countries where our law firm is present, continuing the collaboration with the Spanish law firms with which we have excellent and consolidated professional relationships.”