RETURN TO PEOPLE

Head of Banking and Capital Markets and head of Restructuring 

Education

Degree in Law and an advanced-level Degree in Business Law from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE (1999)
LL. M. Degree from Georgetown University (Washington D.C., United States) with honours (LL. M. in Securities and Financial Regulation)

Specialisation

Credit and corporate finance transactions on both primary and secondary markets, including acquisition financing, asset finance (including tax leases and financial-tax structures) and project finance, special and hybrid transactions (debt/equity), loan portfolio acquisition and debt restructuring. He works on an ongoing basis with credit institutions, investment firms and funds on credit operations in Spain as well as on transactions in Latin America, having participated in some of the most relevant transactions in recent years and being one of the market leaders in the main directories

Teaching

He has participated as speaker on matters of financial law in a variety of symposia

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

He has been, since 1999, a practising member of the Madrid Bar Association, and member of this Association’s Young Lawyers Group
Member of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar since 2004

Languages

Spanish
English

Publications

He is the author or co-author of a number of specialist articles on financial law which include, most notably, the publication in the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (Volume 19 – Issue 11) of his article “The Need for Substantive Regulation on Investor Protection and Corporate Governance in Europe: Does Europe Need a Sarbanes-Oxley?”)

Industries

Brexperts Financial services, fintech and insurtech Investment Funds Private Equity

Acknowledgments

  • 2019
  • 2018

IFLR 1000 2019: Highly Regarded. Banking, Private Equity, Restructuring and Insolvency

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2014). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2014). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2016). Insolvency and Reorganization

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance – Spain

"brings a lot of value"

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance UK – Foreign Expertise in Spain

«Miguel Lamo (…) is "superb"». "He is really hard working, client-focused and very bright."

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance UK/US – Qualified Experts – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance: UK/US-qualified Experts

The Chambers Europe 2019. Investment Funds

The Chambers Europe 2019. Restructuring/Insolvency: Restructuring

"He provides strategic advice on the way that we should go" "he gets the international mindset"

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance

The Legal 500 2019. Banking and Finance

Leading lawyer

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets: Equity

The Legal 500 2019. Restructuring and insolvency

Leading lawyer

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets: Debt

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Insolvency and Reorganization

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance UK/US – Qualified Experts

Chambers Europe 2018. Investment Funds – Band 1

“He is smart, experienced and handles many complex deals”

Chambers Europe 2018. Restructuring/ Insolvency: Restructuring – Band 1

“For me he is the top choice for restructuring. He is a person who really knows the technical side of Spanish restructurings and also understands what concerns his clients”

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance (Spain)

"Really knows the technical side of restructurings and also understands the commercial side, so he brings a really good mix between technical know-how and commercial acumen"

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – UK – Foreign expert for spain

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – UK/US – Qualified Experts

Legal 500 2018. Banking and Finance

Legal 500 2018. Capital markets: Debt

Legal 500 2018. Capital markets: Equity

Legal 500 2018. Restructuring and insolvency

Legal 500 2018. Transport: Other transport

Legal 500 2018. Transport: Shipping

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