Head of Energy 

Bio

Verónica is head of Energy and a Banking and Finance partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.  She is member of the Board of Directors of our Firm.

She has extensive experience in transactions related to energy and infrastructure, with a global profile that includes advising leading national and international clients on both acquisition and financing transactions of assets in regulated sectors. She has been involved in a significant number of the acquisition and financing processes that have taken place in these sectors. Her experience also includes acquisition financings, corporate finance and syndicated loans, refinancing and corporate restructuring transactions.

She holds a law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. She holds a Master’s degree in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles and an advanced course in Energy Law from the Instituto de Empresa.

Verónica is recognised as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 in the Projects and Energy category; in Chambers and Partners as Band 1 in the Project Finance category and as Band 2 in Energy & Natural Resources and Banking and Finance. In addition, she has been highlighted by IFLR 1000 as Highly Regarded for her work and extensive experience in the areas of Restructuring and Insolvency and Banking and Project Finance in recent years. Verónica is one of the most active lawyers in M&A and Energy in Spain.

She has participated as an author or coauthor in several specialised legal publications.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid Bar Association no. 66960

Languages

Spanish
English

Acknowledgments

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Global 2022. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

"super focused and commercial"

Chambers & Partners Global 2022. Project Finance – Spain

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Banking & Finance

"Verónica is one of the best lawyers I have worked with"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Energy & Natural Resources

"she has really good knowledge of the renewables market"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Project Finance

"She has not only extreme technical capabilities but also brilliant negotiation skills even when under a lot of stress and within very complex deals."

IFLR 1000 2022: Market Leader. Banking

IFLR 1000 2022: Market Leader. Capital Markets

IFLR 1000 2022: Market Leader. Project Finance

IFLR 1000 2022: Market Leader. Restructuring & Insolvency

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021.Banking & Finance

"creative and easy to work with." «Clients value "her dedication, her knowledge of our operation and her commercial focus in negotiations."»

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Energy

"very experienced and practical."

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

‘Gomez Acebo’s energy team is one of the best firms on these issues. Led by Verónica Romaní, this firm is one of the top 3 national and international firms in the sector. Their involvement in the processes and their understanding of the company’s needs place them in an ideal position for any process and negotiation, forming part of the team as if it were an in-house lawyer. ‘

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

‘’Verónica Romaní seems to me to be one of the best energy professionals.’

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Project Finance

"one of the most important lawyers in this field." "She has an extraordinary knowledge of the sector."

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

‘Verónica Romaní is an extraordinary professional. Probably the highest quality and renowned partner in the renewable industry sector in recent years. Her involvement in projects, even the smallest ones, is relevant and her presence provides excellent value.’

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

The highlights of the GAP energy team: – broad and very commercial vision of the market, being very active they understand complex operations well “interdisciplinary” leader (Verónica knows energy well, all areas of DD, contracts) with support from the rest of the office in specific things.’

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

‘Santiago Gómez Acebo and Veronica Romani are recommended.’

The Legal 500 2021. Projects and energy

‘The personalized treatment and knowledge of the sector makes them differentiate themselves from their competitors. Verónica Romaní’s team inspires a lot of confidence, they are always ready to solve any problem and are very innovative and imaginative in the solutions they provide. From Verónica’s team, in addition to the excellence of Verónica herself, Juan Pérez Gómez and Iñigo Arrieta stand out, both very great professionals with great potential.’

IFLR 1000 2021: Highly Regarded. Restructuring and Insolvency

IFLR 1000 2021: Highly Regarded. Banking

IFLR 1000 2021: Highly Regarded. Project Finance

The Chambers Global 2020. Banking & Finance

The Chambers Global 2020. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

The Chambers Global 2020. Project Finance – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Banking & Finance – Spain

"strong and capable lawyer."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

"sector expertise and pro-deal attitude," "a strong finance lawyer."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Project Finance – Spain

"benchmark for complex issues in the field of renewable energies."

Legal 500 2020. Projects and energy

Lending Individuals

IFLR 1000 2020: Highly Regarded. Restructuring and Insolvency

IFLR 1000 2020: Highly Regarded.Banking

IFLR 1000 2020: Highly Regarded. Project Finance

The Chambers Global 2019. Project Finance – Spain

"technically very good, with a lot of experience and a lot of common sense."

The Chambers Global 2019. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

"lead on any multidisciplinary issue in the renewable energy sector."

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance – Spain

"very detail-oriented, very precise in her work and extremely intelligent."

The Chambers Europe 2019. Energy & Natural Resources

"lead on any multidisciplinary issue in the renewable energy sector"

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance

The Chambers Europe 2019. Project Finance

"clever, proactive and easy to work with" "technically very good, with a lot of experience and a lot of common sense"

The Legal 500 2019. Projects and energy

«The ‘outstanding’ Verónica Romaní has ‘great technical skills’» Leading lawyer

IFLR 1000 2019: Rising Star. Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking, Project Finance

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