Ángel Varela Varas

Partner Partner


Master’s Degree in Securities and Financial Markets from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB) in Madrid (1989)
Master of Law from the University of Salamanca (1986)
School of Legal Practice of the University of Salamanca (1982)


Project finance, asset financing (vessels), leasing, syndicated finance, securitisation and credit assignments, takeovers, public offers for sale and subscription and, in general, bank and securities markets contracts


Lecturer at the European Centre of Higher Studies (1990-1992)
Lecturer at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (1991-1994).
Associate professor at the Business School of the Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorro
Professor at the Institute for European Legal Studies of the Nebrissenssis University (1996-1998).

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

Madrid Bar Association




Fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, Aranzadi, 2004 (co-author)
Régimen jurídico de las adquisiciones de empresas en España, Aranzadi, 2001 (co-author)
Comentarios a la Ley General de Telecomunicaciones, Aranzadi, 1999 (co-author)


Insurance and pension funds


  • 2019
  • 2018

IFLR 1000 2019: Highly Regarded. Banking, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Structured finance and securisation

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Financial Institutions

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance – Spain

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets: Debt

Leading lawyer

The Legal 500 2019. Insurance

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Financial Institutions

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Structured Finance

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance – Spain

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – Spain

Legal 500 2018. Banking and finance; Capital Markets: Debt; Capital markets: Equity e Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets: Debt

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