Augusto Piñel

Partner Partner


Law Degree from the Universidad San Pablo CEU
Masters in Law (LLM with honors) from Northwestern University School of Law (Chicago)
Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) from IE Business School

Professional career

Senior Associate in the Corporate and Commercial Department of URIA MENÉNDEZ (2005 – 2010)
Associate in the Stock Market, Project Finance and Real Estate and Planning Departments of RAMÓN & CAJAL ABOGADOS (2003 – 2005)
Partner in charge of the M&A – Capital Markets Areas of KPMG Abogados (2010 – 2018)
Non-Member Secretary of the Boards of Directors and Audit and Nominations and Remuneration Committees of various listed companies


Corporate governance, stock markets, M&A


Associate Professor of Banking and Stock Market Law at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF)
Professor of Securitisation in the Master’s Programme in Banking, Markets and Financial Institution Law at CUNEF
Professor of Corporate Law in the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at CUNEF

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid Bar Association




Augusto has been involved in the publication of numerous articles and books, most notably as co-author of the book “Prospectus for the Public Offering of Securities in Europe (Cambridge, 2008)“

Practice areas


  • 2019

The Chambers Global 2019. Corporate/M&A – Spain

"As well as being a great deal closer, he's a tireless worker". "He builds trust and is very pleasant to work with, which gives him better negotiating leverage"

The Chambers Global 2019. Capital Markets: Equity – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2019. Corporate/M&A

The Chambers Europe 2019. Capital Markets: Equity