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Uría Menéndez has promoted its top lawyer in London to partner in the latest round of partnership promotions.
The firm has boosted its partnership this year by seven to reach 92.
Three of Uría's new partners joined in the same year, in 1996, thus taking 10 years to make partner.
Uría London managing partner Juan Carlos Machuca said: "We're the pata negra [aged ham] generation. We've been at Uría from the very beginning. I joined when I was 23 years' old. "The Valencia office has doubled its partnership numbers from two to four as a result of the promotions.
Also in Spain, corporate and arbitration boutique Perez-Llorca has completed a record round of partnership promotions.
The firm has made up four lawyers to grow its partnership to 15.