Alina Navarro Melendo is an associate in the Global Corporate Practice based in our Berlin office. Alina has multijurisdictional experience and advises national and international clients on M&A transactions, corporate law and commercial law matters.

    Her particular expertise covers advising companies on national and cross-border transactions, corporate restructurings, real estate investments, financings, joint ventures and commercial dispute resolutions. Alina is admitted to practice in Germany and Luxembourg and advises clients in both jurisdictions.

    Prior to joining the firm, Alina worked for several years as an associate in corporate law, private equity and real estate investments in a major law firm in Luxembourg. In addition to advising German and English-speaking clients, she is particularly experienced in advising French, Spanish and Russian clients on their business activities in connection with cross-border transactions.

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    • Advising a leading German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and commercial equipment on the acquisition of an Italian group of companies manufacturing and distributing devices for cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation in the medical, laboratory and pharmaceutical industry.
    • Providing counsel to a major German real estate company under German and Luxembourg law with respect to the acquisition of a real estate portfolio in Berlin and of related asset management companies.
    • Advising a Spanish company on the acquisition and merger of leading companies in the sector of space operations in Germany and France.
    • Advising a leading Latvian manufacturer of lace, elastic knitted fabric and ribbons on the acquisition of a Swiss parent company of a lingerie group based in Germany.
    • Representing a German bread and bakery manufacturer in major cartel damages litigations.
    • Advising a UK-based company on a merger between leading providers of high-performance polymer solutions.
    • Representing an international hotel group in a corporate restructuring and in connection with an IPO of its Croatian subsidiary.
    • Advising a pharmaceutical company operating in 35 countries with regard to corporate restructuring in Luxembourg and set up of a joint venture with a major private equity fund.

    Education

    • Higher Regional Court of Berlin, Second State Examination, 2013
    • University of Potsdam, First State Examination, 2010
    • University of Paris X - Nanterre, Master en droit, 2010
    • University of Paris X - Nanterre, Maitrise en Droit, Maîtrise en droit, 2008
    • University of Paris X - Nanterre, Licence en Droit, Licence en droit, 2007

    Admissions

    • Luxembourg, 2014
    • Germany, 2013

    Languages

    • German
    • Russian
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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