Who we are
Our law firm Rivero & Gustafson Abogados, founded in 1997, under the direction of Sebastián Rivero and John Gustafson, advises companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in the most diverse business sectors relating to their daily activity, for decisive strategic transactions and defending their interests before the courts of justice and arbitral tribunals.
In Rivero & Gustafson Abogados we make available to our clients all our experience and commitment for representing and defending their interests.
The experience of a team that has been developing a legal firm representing businesses in Spain for several years and defending the interests of a wide portfolio of clients who year-on-year renew their trust in us.
Our commitment to achieving satisfactory outcomes is essential in the Firm’s development and leads us to advise on key areas such as procedural law, to hire the most technically and professionally qualified lawyers, and collaborate with firms in those jurisdictions for which our clients need the best advice.
Our practice areas
At Rivero & Gustafson we firmly believe that providing legal advice and defending a party’s interest should be based on a continued support to the client, as well as on providing solutions with the utmost rigour, flexibility, and technical ability. Constant communication and good legal practice are our professional hallmark.
Since our firm was founded in 1997, we have been providing comprehensive legal advice in all areas of law, our team is composed of professionals specialised in Commercial, Tax, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Administrative Law. There is maximum integration between departments allowing us to provide a quality service, in accordance with technical rigour and efficiency.
Our entire team, from the moment a client requests our services, assumes the commitment to work with professionalism and diligence on the issues raised. This professional work ethic has been rewarded on multiple occasions by recommendations in top legal directories.
Top legal directories like Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers have been recognising the work of Rivero & Gustafson’s lawyers in its European guide rankings for more than a decade.
“John Gustafson represents clients during disputes ranging from shareholder disputes and director´s liability to contractual litigations.”
Chambers Europe 2022, Chambers Global 2022
“Clients value his practical approach, with one source underlining his empathy and emotional intelligence.”
Chambers Europe 2020
”The team is quick and clear.”
Chambers Europe 2018
Chambers Europe 2017
“I have a lot of confidence in the firm; it is a boutique where the lawyers are pragmatic and practical.”
Chambers Europe 2016
“A dynamic office that is always very available and really finds answers.”
Chambers Europe 2015
“We’re very satisfied; the firm is very close to the client and is available at any point. The lawyers are transparent and honest.”
Chambers Europe 2014