The main international legal directories recognize our Restructuring practice area as a leader in Spain and Portugal.

We have extensive experience in refinancing and restructuring (pre-insolvency and insolvency), having participated in some of the most relevant and innovative restructuring processes of recent times.

Our team is made up of more than twenty lawyers, including credit experts, corporate and commercial lawyers, litigants, former judges, insolvency practitioners and academics. We work together with the London and New York offices in restructuring processes with an international element.

Among our clients are the main companies, credit institutions, investment banks, investment and credit funds, hedge funds, insolvency practitioners and governing bodies.

Our areas of activity in this field are:

  • Business restructuring
  • Debt refinancing
  • Compositions with creditors
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Special and distressed operations
  • Liability of insolvency practitioners, directors and executives


See team

Key Contacts

Miguel Lamo de Espinosa Abarca



  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

The Chambers Europe 2020. Restructuring/Insolvency: Insolvency – Spain

"attentiveness to the client, capacity to resolve any doubts through complete availability and ability to lead both legal and commercial discussions." "knowledge and ability to search for solutions and alternatives."

The Chambers Europe 2019. Restructuring/Insolvency – Spain

"one of the teams you want to go to for Spanish distressed situations"

The Legal 500 2019. Restructuring and insolvency

IFLR 1000 2019: Restructuring & Insolvency – Spain

IFLR 1000 2019:Restructuring and Insolvency – Portugal

The Chambers Europe 2018. Restructuring/Insolvency

"It's clearly one of the top Spanish law firms. It provides the local angle and has very good lawyers who have been trained both locally and also abroad"
"They are partners who really care and are involved first hand in the deals"
"They understand the needs of the client very well, have very good technical knowledge and are able to propose different structures in order to meet our needs"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Restructuring/Insolvency

"I get the service that I like; I want them to get involved and jump in at the deep end, to be shamelessly on the front line of the discussion" "the team is available, quick to reply and works closely with the client"

The legal 500 2017. Restructuring & Insolvency

‘high technical skills’