Three law firms and two lawyers with offices in Seville, Zaragoza and Madrid have merged to create Zurbarán Abogados, a professional company that brings together eight partners and forty lawyers. The law firms that have been integrated into this operation are Cuéllar Abogados and RZS, both of Seville, and Zamora de Claver, with offices in the capital of Seville, Zaragoza and Madrid.
Cuéllar Abogados is the oldest office in Seville, run by the brothers Miguel and Adolfo Cuéllar Portero, heirs of a legal family with more than one hundred years of tradition. RZS Abogados y Economistas is founded by Javier Romero Martínez-Cañavate and Jerónimo Zamora López. For its part, Zamora de Claver, with operations in Seville, Madrid and Zaragoza, has Javier Romero Iribas and Ángel Zamora González de la Peña as partners, a lawyer who has represented the small Abengoa investors who did not sign the refinancing agreement. The lawyers who join the project are Ricardo Astorga Murano and José Manuel García-Quilez, from the Andalusian firm Montero and Aramburu.
The managing partner of Zurbarán Abogados, which will have a national ambit and multidisciplinary activity, will be Javier Romero Martínez-Cañavate and Adolfo Cuéllar Portero will occupy the vice-presidency. The managing partner will be Ricardo Astorga Murano. Its main challenge is to compete with the French organizations, which are more and more prescient in the Spanish market.
For the founding partners, this new stage in common represents a propitious occasion to offer clients "a multidisciplinary service of high added value, taking advantage of the synergies that are generated and the extraordinary experience of the three offices of origin". Zurbarán Abogados understands that "the creation of the new multidisciplinary firm with a broad regional presence, has all the logic to be able to extend a range of services of clear professional excellence beyond the limited areas in which they have been operating until now".
For the president, Javier Romero Martínez-Cañavate, the birth of Zurbarán Abogados means "launching an exciting multiregional project and with professionals of recognized prestige, capable of giving faster and more quality responses to the challenges of their clients." "Zurbarán Lawyers is a step towards the growth of the activity but maintaining the values of the dispatch model boutique, integrated by few highly specialized professionals who offer their clients a direct and exclusive deal ".