Spanish Desk


Lautaro Melcon


Antonio Illán Box

Our team of lawyers (Abogados), specialising in Spanish law, have helped thousands of companies expand into the Spanish market including the energy, retail, finance, transport and manufacturing industries.

As natives, our Spanish team are comfortable with all things Spanish. They are fluent in the Spanish language, as well as English, and understand both the personal and professional business culture in Spain.

Litigation in Spain

Do you have a contract conflict with your Spanish business partner? Our Spanish desk can help with that too. Our team are highly educated in, and experienced with, Spanish law, litigation and legal proceedings within Spain.
We are a formidable force and will protect your business should your case require litigation.

What can we help you with?

We can help you with all the legal needs of your business including:
· International business contracts, distribution and agency agreements
· National and international mergers and acquisitions
· Drafting and checking terms and conditions
· Securities and bankruptcies
· International liability

Working with us

Antonio and his team are experts in Spanish Law. Raised in Spain, Antonio obtained his high school diploma in the United States. He then decided to return to Spain to complete his law studies in Madrid and start his career as a trainee-attorney at a firm specialised in corporate law. Antonio began working as a lawyer in 1995 when he joined the Lawyers Bar in León. Following a move to Barcelona, he worked as in-house lawyer for different companies, such as DIFISA (FIAT dealer group) and DHL in functions related to corporate, customs and contract law. Prior to Bierens he also worked at DCE Abogados practicing in the area of corporate, litigation and international contract law.

Antonio has been with the Bierens team since April 2011, where he specialises in international contract, litigation and insolvency law, and was admitted in 2014 as Curator / Trustee (Insolvency Administrator) to the Barcelona Lawyers Bar.

Antonio is a member of the COPCA/ICEX directory of international trade professionals, and has published various articles on corporate and commercial law in a wide range of professional journals. He speaks 3 languages; Spanish, English and French, and together with his team, can support you with all your contract requirements and business disputes. Utilising their knowledge and expertise, they can ensure your company is protected, when conducting business with a Spanish company.

We can be an extended arm of your company if required. Especially, for long term, complex projects, we can act as senior legal counsels, supporting your legal department. Members of our team with specific knowledge and expertise can be hired to enhance your performance and reach your goals quicker. Whether it’s acquiring a company in Germany, merging or setting up a new branch, we can become part of your team.

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How can we help you?


If your company is experiencing legal difficulties, if you have an international dispute, if you need help drafting or reviewing contracts or you simply have a legal enquiry and don't know who to turn to, get in touch with us today.

Our international team of specialist lawyers can help. We can alleviate your concerns, protect your business and work with you to resolve cases as quickly as possible.






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