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TORRALBA BERTOLIN ABOGADOS was founded in 2011 following 20 years of professional practice of its founder Mara Torralba in the Civil and Commercial Law areas. TORRALBA BERTOLIN ABOGADOS launched its activities with a clear international commitment and with a very personal and innovative idea of the practice of Law.
Our firm can address any aspects of the legal issues of clients with interests abroad, and people from other parts of the world who may have interests in Spain. We have a wide range of collaborators (“our circle of trust”) in Spain and in various parts of the world, allowing us to defend these interests where legislation other than the one we know is applicable, or when the issue is a specialty we do not deal with, offering the utmost guarantees. Our clients trust our (“our circle of trust”). They trust both our capabilities and our referrals of other professionals who are our “partners” in other areas, and our referrals of other professional who are our “partners” in other areas and specialties, nationally and internationally.
TORRALBA BERTOLIN ABOGADOS quality, people-focused and customised service, speed and efficiency, flexibility and dynamism are the main guiding action principles. And it has a team of professionals blending experience and youth, to face the challenges we face daily wisely and vigorously. Our goal is to be unlike traditional law firms, based on a pyramid-shaped and oversized structure.
Torralba Bertolin ABOGADOS is your “personal legal counsel”, considering not only your concerns, but also your objectives. We listen to you and find the legal solution best suited to your needs.
MARA TORRALBA MENDIOLA
Lawyer and Founder of the Firm
Holder of a Law Degree awarded by the University of Barcelona (1990), she then graduated in European Law at the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1991). She completed studies for Company Executives and Tax Experts at the Abat Oliba-CEU University Centre (Barcelona, 1992). She has been a member of the Barcelona Bar Association since 1991. Before founding her own law firm, she practised the profession at the TORRALBA ABOGADOS (1991-2009) law firm, where the focus of practice were procedural civil and commercial law, contract, banking, and distribution law. She then joined GTY ABOGADOS (2009-2011) as a partner, with a special interest in developing the international client base of the firm.
In all this time, she divided her time between her professional work and teaching, as she was a civil law teacher at the Abat Oliba-CEU University (Barcelona 1992-1997), at the Columbia University (NY, 1997), and at the University College of Business Studies (Barcelona, 1998-2008).
Civil and commercial procedural law, contracts, distribution, arbitration, international succession.
Spanish, Catalan, English, Italian, French.
ALVAR BERTOLIN GUTIÉRREZ
Lawyer and Partner of the Firm
Holder of a Law Degree awarded by the University of Barcelona (1999), he studied a Master’s Degree in International and Community Lawyering at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía [Further Institute of Law and Economy] (ISDE) of Barcelona (2000), and completed an internship in international and community law at the firm LMT AVOCATS, in Paris (2000). He has been a Member of the Barcelona Bar Association since 2000. Before collaborating with the MARA TORRALBA firm, he practised the profession at the GARRIGUES ABOGADOS law firm in Barcelona (2000-2003), where his main focus was legal-commercial consultancy for national and international companies, commercial, civil and real estate contracts, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (Due Diligence procedures), and industrial and intellectual property.
He then joined the company LÉKUÉ, S.L. (in 2004), as a company lawyer, especially centring on the legal coverage of all activities of this company, where he was appointed as a non-Board Member Vice-secretary of the Board of Directors.
Subsequently, he founded his own firm to work on developing national and international clients in areas including commercial law, corporate law, international, commercial, and civil contracts, industrial and intellectual property, in addition to the urbanism and real estate specialties.
Corporate Law, civil and commercial law, national and international contracts, distribution, agency law, industrial and intellectual property, real estate.
Spanish, Catalan, English, French.
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