The most prestigious Spanish law firm
Garrigues consolidates its position as the most prestigious Spanish law firm following publication of a ranking prepared by a committee of independent advisors for the Spanish edition of the famous magazine Forbes and the publication of a new edition of Monitor Empresarial de Reputación Corporativa (Merco 2014).
Forbes Spain, with the help of a group of experts comprised of professors, judges and journalists, has concluded that Garrigues is the most prestigious law firm in Spain followed by Uría Menéndez and Cuatrecasas. In addition, Fernando Vives, Managing Partner of Garrigues, has been named the most influential lawyer in Spain.
Furthermore, the new data revealed by Monitor Empresarial de Reputación Corporativa 2014 show that Garrigues is still the only law firm in this index, and is 46th in the list which is headed by Inditex, Mercadona and Santander.
The Merco report is an assessment tool that has now been in use for 12 years to measure the reputation of companies that operate in Spain and is considered one of the most rigorous of its kind. This is now the sixth year running that Garrigues has been named one of the 100 companies with the best corporate reputation, and it is the third time it has been mentioned as one of the most responsible companies and with the best corporate governance.
To prepare Merco 2014 over 13,000 individuals from all corporate interest groups: directors, experts, citizens and employees have been asked their opinion.
In the leaders with the best reputation category (Merco Leaders), Antonio Garrigues is also among the top 100 corporate leaders in a list headed by Emilio Botín (Santander), Juan Roig (Mercadona) and Amancio Ortega (Inditex).