Corporate Law , Dispute Resolution , Investment Law
Leonardo Britto is a lawyer with extensive experience in advising international investors with interests mainly in Spain, Europe and Latin America in corporate matters and investment law. His experience was forged over 18 years in different international law firms and consulting firms consistently ranked among the top five worldwide. Leonardo is a go-to person for clients when dealing with foreign investment in Spain.
Admitted to the Bar in Madrid and Caracas, finalist of the Iberian Lawyer Forty under 40 awards and Associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Leonardo devotes his time to lead the foreign investment practice in the Seegman offices in Madrid and Lisbon and actively participates in the academic field through a teaching position at IE Business School and other business initiatives related to foreign investment. He is also a regular speaker at foreign investments events.
Leonardo has provided services to clients ranging from large international companies to small and medium-sized companies, as well as to important family estates to invest and establish themselves in Spain. Recently, he has been constantly involved in the initiation, development and successful closing of complex and high valued transactions, such as capital and corporate restructuring of large international group, the set up legal structure to support an investment for operations in oil and gas sector.
Moreover, Leonardo holds positions as BOD member and proxy holder of several EU and American companies in different sectors such as alternative financing, real estate, agriculture and pharmaceutical.
With offices in Madrid and Lisbon, Seegman has a team with professional experience in Europe and a solid network of contacts with collaborating firms and independent professionals worldwide.
Seegman sets focus in advising foreign direct investment in the Iberian Peninsula and setting up investment and holding structures to manage assets or interests in Europe. Seegman accompanies its clients through the different stages of the project from the design of the corporate structure to the implementation and maintenance of the investment with a strong practice in small market M&A transactions and corporate compliance.
Nowadays, Seegman manages a broad client portfolio that includes large companies, startups, private clients and their families, and companies involved in diverse sectors i.e., oil and gas, pharma, retail, logistics, luxury real estate and digital assets.