Hermenegildo Altozano, Head of Hogan Lovells’ Energy & Natural Resources practice, has today joined Bird & Bird as a Partner. Hermenegildo brings with him a team of one counsel and three associates and he will lead the firm’s Energy & Utilities Sector Group in Spain.
In his time at Hogan Lovells, Hermenegildo built up a strong energy practice and he and his team represent some of the major players in the energy sector on projects in Spain and internationally. Hermenegildo’s strong expertise in the Spanish energy field is regularly recognised by legal directories and awards and he is also a leading lawyer in the Cuban market.
John Drake, Joint Head of Bird & Bird’s International Energy & Utilities Sector Group commented: “We welcome Hermenegildo and his team to the firm and look forward to working with them. Hermenegildo’s considerable expertise will strengthen our group’s capability and enhance our client service both in our Madrid office and internationally.”
Hermenegildo Altozano commented: “the opportunity to join Bird & Bird is unique because I will join a firm with a strong position and well-defined strategy in the field of energy and utilities and my other areas of expertise. I will also continue to develop my Cuban expertise with a team of people whose values I share.”