/ Awards

Our biggest distinction is the confidence of our clients and the dedication of our team, but we’ve also received the following rankings and international recognitions.

Chambers and Partners

Distinguished Partners 



Javier Berrocal |Band 4

Intellectual Property: Copyrights-Spain

Santiago Mediano |Band 2

TMT: Media 

Santiago Ilundáin Fantova | Band 2


Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

Raúl Bercovitz |Band 3

Public Law

José Ignacio Juárez Chicote | Band 4


Notable departments

  • Intellectual Property Department
  • TMT & Media Department
  • Corporate Compliance

Intellectual Property: Copyright
Tier 2

Santiago Mediano Abogados focuses on copyright litigation in the media and entertainment sectors, with the capacity to handle cross-border matters.

Firm founder Santiago Mediano leads the team, which also includes entertainment and sports specialist Santiago Ilundáin and Raúl Bercovitz, formerly at Bird & Bird, who joined the firm in January 2020; as well as Elena Santías, an industrial property expert.

TMT & Media Department
Tier 3

The practice at Santiago Mediano Abogados boasts a notable specialisation in IT and media, with solid capabilities in privacy and data protection, advertising and online marketing, e-commerce and technology agreements. Santiago Mediano and Santiago Ilundáin are focused on the media and entertainment side of the practice and Managing partner Javier Berrocal is placed as practice head.

Ten distinguished professionals

Each year, Best Lawyers acknowledges the work of lawyers by geographical area and legal specialisation, through a peer assessment.

Intellectual Property

  • Santiago Mediano
  • Francisco Arroyo
  • Raúl Bercovitz
  • Chris Cooke
  • Juan López
  • Elena Santías

Commercial & Corporate

  • Javier Berrocal
  • Santiago Ilundáin



  • José Ignacio Juárez


  • Adriana Azparren

Prosecution and strategy

An established presence in Spain and Portugal, Santiago Mediano Abogados make complex cross-border work look simple. The media and entertainment sector giant has a clear firm identity and its client roster of top industry names echoes this. “This team does the job rigorously and with the most professional attitude,” says one happy patron. Talismanic leader Silvia Hernández is “a tough negotiator who demonstrates superior expertise, comprehension and an unstinting dedication to getting the job done”..

Copyright & related rights
Tier 3

Distinguished Partners

Trade Mark Star 

Silvia Hernández

Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Santiago Mediano

We are a business law firm, offering multidisciplinary advice to national and foreign companies.

/ Where we are


C/ Campoamor, 18
28004 Madrid

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Rua D. João V, nº 2 – 5º Dto
1250-090 Lisboa

/ Recognitions

/ Alliances

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/ Recognitions

/ Alliances

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