Practice Experience

MIQUEL LLIMONA BALCELLS obtained his law degree from the University of Barcelona in 1979. He has been a partner at BUFETE PLASENCIA Abogados Asociados, advising the French Consulate in Barcelona and the French Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona, as well as many companies with French origin that invested in Spain.

He has also been a partner of the international firm MAZARS, and of the firm DSAVOCATS being in charge of the international development of the office in Spain, and responsible for the Chinese and French Desk of DS in Spain.

Miquel is a specialist in company law, with long experience advising foreign companies located in Spain from incorporation onwards. He has acted in several Spanish investment operations abroad. He has managed numerous urban development projects for hotel in Barcelona, as well as other investment files, and he is a legal advisor to several companies, some of them Spanish subsidiaries of international groups (BIC ESPAÑA, ZODIAC, CHEMETALL, SOLER & PALAU).

Miquel specializes in Commercial law, Civil law, Catalan civil law, Corporate and Business law, International Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Environmental law.

He has been a member of the Barcelona Bar Association since 1980 and has been involved with: Lexwork International (member of the Executive Committee), IAYL (International Association of Young Lawyers) where he was a member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of this association for Spain. He also organized the annual Congress of the IAYL in Barcelona in 1999.

Miquel has been Professor at ESCI (School of International Trade, Pompeu Fabra University) for three years giving a course on International Recruitment and has spoken on investment in Spain at various conferences in France, China and India, among other countries.

Education

LL.B., University of Barcelona, 1979

Languages

French, English, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, and Portuguese.

He can be reached at mllimona@appletonluff.com.

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