RETURN TO PEOPLE

Head of Corporate and Commercial and head of Private Equity

Education

He obtained a Degree in Law and Diploma in Corporate Legal Consulting magna cum laude from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in 1999
He obtained his Diploma in Bankruptcy Law from the Madrid Bar Association in 2004
Master’s degree in Human Resources Management

 

Professional career

He joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1999
In 2008 he worked as a foreign associate with Debevoise & Plimpton
Member of the Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Corporate Responsibility Committee

Specialisation

He specialises in corporate law, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and bankruptcy (insolvency and restructuring)

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid Bar Association since 1999
ASCRI (Asociación Española de Entidades de Capital Riesgo – Spanish association of venture capital entities) since 2003

Teaching

He lectures in the Postgraduate Master’s Degree course in Corporate Law at the Universidad de Castilla La Mancha and in the Business Law Master’s degree course at the Universidad Europea de Madrid.
He has also participated as lecturer and speaker at a variety of seminars, conferences and professional symposia, including most notably the following:

“Venture capital operations” module, Master’s degree in Business Law, Universidad Europea de Madrid, 2008.
“Venture capital in share capital”, Postgraduate Law Course, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2008.
“Bankruptcy law” module, Master’s degree in Business Law, Universidad Europea de Madrid, 2008.
“Seminar for venture capital professionals”, organized by the Asociación Española de Entidades de Capital Riesgo (ASCRI), 2006.
“Legal implications of holding structures”, Institute for International Research, 2006.
“Mergers and acquisitions seminar”, organised by Thomson Aranzadi in Bilbao, Valencia and Madrid, 2005.
“Legal and tax aspects of LBOs”, IFAES, 2005.
“Venture capital seminar”, organized by the Fundación de Estudios Bursátiles de la Bolsa de Valencia, 2005.
“Mergers and acquisitions: acquisitions and the Bankruptcy Law”, IFAES, 2005.
“Liability of Administrators and Directors under the new Bankruptcy Law”, Cap & Corp, 2004.

Languages

Spanish
English

Publications

Chapter in: El sector del capital riesgo y su influencia clave en la recuperación de la economía española, Fundación de Estudios Bursátiles y Financieros, Thompson Reuters- Civitas, 2012.
Empresa familiar: aspectos jurídicos y económicos, Juan Corona (Ed.), 2011
Private Equity. Jurisdictional comparisons, The European Lawyer, 2010
Capital Riesgo (Private Equity) Aspectos Regulatorios, Mercantiles, Financieros, Fiscales y Laborales, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, 2010
Adquisiciones de empresas, Thomson Reuters, 2010
“Tiempo de reestructuraciones”, Expansión, 2009
“Asistencia financiera y LBOs”, Revista Española de Capital Riesgo núm. 1, 2008
“El nuevo derecho concursal en España”, Revista del Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México, number 19-20, 2007.
Spanish chapter of Getting the Deal Through– Private Equity, 2007
Capital riesgo: aspectos regulatorios, mercantiles, financieros, fiscales y laborales (coordinated by José María Álvarez and Íñigo Erlaiz), Thompson Aranzadi, 2006
“El capital riesgo y la nueva Ley Concursal”, Expansión, 2005
“Las pymes y el capital riesgo”, Expansión, 2005
“Algunas consideraciones sobre la responsabilidad de administradores y consejeros en la nueva Ley Concursal”, Capital and Corporate Review, 2004
Chapter entitled “Las adquisiciones especiales por su objeto —con intervención del capital riesgo—”, in Fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, Thompson Aranzadi, 2004

Industries

Food Insurance and pension funds Private Equity Retail

Acknowledgments

  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018

The Chambers Global 2020. Corporate/M&A – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Corporate/M&A – Spain

"he has a very good technical level and is very pro-deal."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Private Equity – Spain

"contributing very innovative solutions to the table."

Best Lawyers 2020 (since 2013).Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2020 (since 2013).Private Equity Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2013). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2013). Private Equity

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

The Chambers Europe 2019. Private Equity

"proactive and always proposing options"

The Legal 500 2019. Industry focus: Manufacturing

The Chambers Europe 2019. Corporate/M&A

The Legal 500 2019. Insurance

Leading lawyer

The Legal 500 2019. Private Equity

Best Lawyers 2014. Insurance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Private Equity

Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A – Spain

Chambers Europe 2018. Private Equity

His "practical focus and ability to measure problems and find the easiest solution, even to complex issues"

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A – Spain

Legal 500 2018. Commercial, corporate and M&A; Private equity; Insurance e Industry focus: Manufacturing

Legal 500 2018. Insurance