DLA Piper Madrid woos corporate partner

DLA Piper has beefed up its Spanish corporate practice with the hire of engineering company Grupo Ferrovial’s corporate legal chief.

Maria Segimon de Manzanos joins the firm’s Madrid office as a partner and becomes its sixteenth European hire this year. Segimon de Manzanos will work closely with Juan Picon, the firm’s corporate head for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and former managing partner in Madrid.

Her hire takes the Madrid office up to 16 partners and 60 lawyers.