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Barcelona, Spain

Albert Garrofé

Mergers & Acquisitions


Partner, Cuatrecasas. Specialist in cross border commercial transactions, particularly M&A and joint ventures, and in all types of commercial agreements.

Albert Garrofé advises on management buy-in and buy-out transactions, venture capital and private equity transactions and structured financing.

He has practiced in international environments, having managed the Cuatrecasas New York office (2006-2010) and having practiced in Brussels, London, Osaka and Tokyo.

He was an associate lecturer of commercial law at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (1996-2005). Since 2014, he has been lecturing business administration students on commercial law at the private university Institut Químic de Sarrià.

He regularly speaks at international forums on M&A and other business topics.

He is a member of the International Bar Association. In the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, he has been chair of the Legal Practice Division and of the Foreign Legal Consultant Committee. In the New York State Bar Association\’s International Section, he is former co-chair of the Foreign Lawyers Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He is also former vice president of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce of New York and of the American Foreign Law Association.

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer 
Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR and Best Lawyers in Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Franchise and Transport.

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers (category: Corporate and M&A, 2021 / Transportation Law, 2022)

Global Leader 
Who’s Who Legal (category: Corporate and M&A, 2021)


Bachelor of Laws  
Universitat de Barcelona, 1986

Postgraduate studies in Community Law 
Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona, 1987

European Lawyers Scheme (British Council) 
University of London, King’s College, 1990

Executive Training Program 
Japan, 1993


English / French / Spanish / Japanese

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