THE FIRM: HISTORY

Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle resulted from the alliance of two historical law firms: Bufete Pintó Ruiz (founded in 1903), cited in Barcelona and specialised in civil and corporate law and Del Valle Abogados (founded in 1910), cited in Madrid and specialised in industrial and intellectual property law. We are an independent and multidisciplinary firm which has been providing advice and representation to our clients in every legal sector for over 20 years, both nationally and internationally.

Our team is composed of more than 50 professionals who work in our offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Palma de Majorca. Our main aim is to provide our clients with a high quality, agile, honest comprehensive service, and to constantly ensure their interests.

TIMELINE

1903
Bufete Pintó is founded

In 1903, José Pintó Badals founds Bufete Pintó, located in Barcelona's Paseo de Gràcia, a firm specialised in civil and corporate law and litigation
1910
Del Valle Abogados is founded

Juan Del Valle y Del Valle, lawyer and IP agent, founds Del Valle Abogados, the first firm in Spain specialised in IP, gaining thus a great recognition in this area
1949
José Juan Pintó Ruiz starts leading Bufeté Pintó, which from then on named Bufete Pintó Ruiz
1961
Javier del Valle joins Del Valle Abogados
1963
Javier del Valle is appointed as President of the Spanish Group of the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
1967
José Juan Pintó Ruiz is appointed as numerary member of the Acadèmia de Jurisprudència i Legislació de Catalunya [Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Catalonia]
1988
Bufete Pintó Ruiz, along with 4 other European firms from Belgium, France, Italy and United Kingdom, founds PLG INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS (originally named Pannone Law Group), the first European interest grouping of multidisciplinary law firms created as IEA in Europe

PLG INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS is currently a worldwide association which is made up of 29 law firms and has offices in over 50 cities of 33 different countries in 4 continents
1989
Javier del Valle founds ANDEMA (Spanish Association for Trademark Defence)
1991
José Juan Pintó is elected to the Real Academia de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras [Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences]
1999
José Juan Pintó is elected to the Real Academia de Jurisprudencia y Legislación [Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation]
1999
Bufete Pintó Ruiz and Del Valle Abogados set up PINTÓ RUIZ & DEL VALLE
2004
Majorcan law firm Clar & Galmés Abogados joins PINTÓ RUIZ & DEL VALLE
2006
PINTÓ RUIZ & DEL VALLE joins the French-Spanish Chamber of Commerce
2010
PINTÓ RUIZ & DEL VALLE joins the International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms (INBLF)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appoints José Juan Pintó Sala as arbitrator for the Vancouver Olympic Games and becomes the first Spanish lawyer in history to be appointed as such
2011
José Juan Pintó Ruiz is awarded the 3rd Puig Salellas Award by the Colegio Notarial de Cataluña [College of Notaries of Catalonia]
2014
José Juan Pintó Sala is awarded the medal for sports merit by the Consejo Superior de Deportes [Spanish Sports Council]
2015
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appoints José Juan Pintó Sala as arbitrator for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

THE FIRM: WHY CHOOSING US?

We believe that actions speak louder than words. Therefore, we think that the best answer to this question is to work for our clients. Our clients know that our firm not only has a wide presence in the national and international legal market, but every of its members is part of a broad family which is devoted to offering the best service possible to them, who are always first. We enjoy providing advice to our clients, helping them to solve their problems and to achieve success in their projects. We not only solve problems, but we also work in order to avoid them and we make an effort to protect our clients' prosperity.

THE FIRM: OUR VALUES

The tradition and history of a today's firm:

Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle as such has been present in the legal market for over 20 years, even though its activities started much before, when two centennial firms allied. During 20 years, we have learned to preserve the best of traditional law practice and to combine and improve it with the methodology, forms and solutions of today's techniques in order to meet the quality standards of the new practice of law.

Although the essence of our firm is to respect our legal tradition and to work on every issue in a traditional, tailored way, we understand and give response to the market's new demands which are derived from the immediacy and speed of today. Our firm is not afraid of change, but our aim is to preserve the best practices that mark out our trajectory.

We put our clients first

Even though it may result obvious, we are lawyers who advocate for our clients. The meaning of our work is derived from our clients' interests, and they are always a priority to us. Our commitment towards our clients is firm, loyal and intends to be long-lasting. We treat each case with the same commitment and responsibility. We aim to understand our clients' problems and necessities in order to offer them a better service. We intend to be close to our clients.

Teamwork

We are team players. When a client commissions an issue to a lawyer of our firm, he is commissioning the whole firm. We share our issues and, in collaboration with a wide group of professionals from different areas, we approach to it in the utmost appropriate way, bearing in mind the different areas of our firm that may take part in the matter.

Honesty

Our main aim is client satisfaction. This is the best way to present our firm. We pursue long-term success and a long-lasting relationship of trust with our clients. Therefore, we offer our legal point of view with utmost honesty. Like good doctors do, we do not say what our clients want to hear, but what we consider to be legally appropriate.

Professional Solvency

We are very much concerned with doing things right, and we put all our efforts and resources. We are not intimidated by complex issues, but motivated. Evaluation, teamwork and legal analysis are our best allies. Our aim is to, when putting an end to an issue and considering it in hindsight, not having the feeling that we should have done things in a different way. This methodology guarantees always the best result possible.

We believe in talent

Our firm grows from bottom to top. We look for talent among young lawyers and we offer them to be part of our family. With the help of our expertise and means, we ensure that they can give the best of themselves and that they become great professionals. Our philosophy is to respect the principles of merit and ability.

We are an international firm

We are an international, global firm. Our clients come from a wide range of territories and we work within different jurisdictions. We can provide advice and legal assistance through our international networks. Our geographical scope ranges to wherever our clients' interests arrives.

AWARDS

Chambers Europe has chosen Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle as a leader firm repeatedly since 2010. José Juan Pintó Sala and Lucas Ferrer are highlighted in the Sports Law area, and the former has been considered a star lawyer. Our TMT, litigation and IP departments are also highlighted, with special mention to our partner Eva Ochoa. Carlos Noguera, partner and manager of our Restructuring and Insolvency Law area, has also been highlighted.

Best Lawyers has chosen Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle repeatedly since 2011. Highlighted professionals are José Juan Pintó Ruiz (Litigation, Inheritance), Rafael Abadía (Litigation), Carlos Noguera (Restructuring and Insolvency Law) and José Juan Pintó Sala (Sports Law), who has been appointed as lawyer of the year since 2016.

Who’s who Legal has chosen Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle repeatedly since 2014. Highlighted lawyers are José Juan Pintó Sala (Sports Law), Lucas Ferrer (Sports Law) and Eva Ochoa (IP).

Media Law International has chosen Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle repeatedly since 2014 as a leader firm in the IT & Media & Telecommunications area, with special mention to our partner and manager of this department, Yago Vázquez.

Leaders League has chosen Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle repeatedly since 2014 as a recommended  firm in the IT & Media & Telecommunications area, with special mention to our partners Jordi López and Yago Vázquez. This directory has also chosen our firm as a recommended firm in the Trademark Litigation area, and highlighted our partner Javier del Valle.


The Law Reviews has recognized Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle, and particularly our partners Jordi López and Yago Vázquez, as Expert Panel in Sports Law from 2016.

BRANCHES

 

BARCELONA

C/. Beethoven, nº 13, 7º
Tel.: +34 93 241 30 20
Fax: +34 93 414 38 85 
08021 BARCELONA
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MADRID

C/. Guadalquivir, nº 22
Tel.: +34 91 745 49 58
Fax: +34 91 411 50 45
28002 MADRID
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PALMA

C/. Sindicato nº 69, 7º (Ed. Banco Santander)
Tel.: +34 971 71 55 33
Fax: +34 971 71 90 75
07002 PALMA
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JOIN OUR TEAM

If you are interested in joining our firm and being part of our team, do not hesitate to send us your resume and a cover letter to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will review your application and take it into consideration during our next selection process.

The personal data provided in your CV is confidential and shall only be used by PINTÓ RUIZ & DEL VALLE in order to process your employment application and evaluate your candidacy for an employment position within our firm.  Such personal data will be stored for a maximum term of one year.  The legal basis of this data processing is the express consent you give us in providing with this data.  You will be entitled to withhold this consent in any given time, which will not affect the lawfulness of this data processing prior to your withholding.  Additionally, we wish to inform you that you may exercise your right to access, rectify, erase, object to and restrict the processing of this information under the terms established by the current legislation by writing to our offices in Barcelona (Calle Beethoven 13, planta 7ª, 08021 Barcelona) or to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You are also hereby informed that you have the right to lodge a complaint before the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

BARCELONA
C/. Beethoven, nº 13, 7º
Tel.: +34 93 241 30 20
Fax: +34 93 414 38 85 / +34 93 414 11 57
08021 BARCELONA
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MADRID
C/. Guadalquivir, nº 22
Tel.: +34 91 745 49 58
Fax: +34 91 411 50 45
28002 MADRID
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PALMA
C/. Sindicato nº 69, 7º (Ed. Santander)
Tel.: +34 971 71 55 33
Fax: +34 971 71 90 75
07002 PALMA
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