Freshfields appoints new management in Spain

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has a new managing partner for Spain, appointing tax partner Miguel Klingenberg.

Klingenberg takes over from John Byrne, who has held the role since the firm first opened in Spain in 1991.

Klingenberg joined the firm as a partner in 1998 from his own firm, Hervada & Klingenberg.

He is a specialist in the tax side of corporate acquisitions and was head of the tax department in Spain before taking on his new role.