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WFW Madrid establishes employment practice with new Partner hire18 May 2021

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Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that employment specialist Victoria Truchuelo Puertas has joined the firm as a Partner in Madrid, creating a new employment practice for WFW in Spain. Victoria joins from Allen & Overy where she was a Senior Associate in the same city.

Victoria is an expert negotiator with over a decade’s experience working with individual employees and senior executives at international corporations, drafting termination letters, employment contracts, company policies and settlement agreements, including major collective redundancies. She specialises in employment aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions, such as due diligence reports and sale and purchase agreement and asset purchase agreement contract negotiations. As well as her native Spanish, Victoria speaks English fluently and German to a high level.

Madrid Office Head María Pilar García Guijarro commented: “I’m very excited to welcome Victoria to our team. Setting up an employment department has been a key objective for WFW Madrid as we continue our expansion in line with the firm’s services into sector strategy, with the aim of providing a full-service offering to our clients across all of our specialist sectors. I firmly believe that Victoria, with her experience, talent and wonderful interpersonal skills, is the perfect addition to our team and adds another high-quality dimension to our office”.

Victoria added: “I’m delighted to be joining WFW. To help set up a new department in a rapidly growing and highly prestigious office is a fantastic opportunity for me and I cannot wait to begin leveraging WFW’s outstanding reputation in Spain as a platform to help expand my practice into its impressive client base”.

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