19 July 2021

Gómez Acebo & Pombo recruits Vanessa Armas to strengthen the energy and infrastructure sectors | Cinco Días

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo strengthens the energy and infrastructure sectors with the recruitment of Vanessa Armas as of Counsel.

Vanessa, who has developed her professional career at Jones Day for more than 14 years and previously at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, will join Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's Banking & Finance team led by Miguel Lamo de Espinosa.

Vanessa is an expert in infrastructure and renewable energy project finance transactions. She also has extensive experience in advising on acquisition finance transactions, securitizations and restructuring of international groups and companies in financial difficulties.

Verónica Romaní, Head of Energy and Project Finance comments: " Vanessa’s recruitment will be an important boost to continue growing in the energy and infrastructure sectors and in project finance. It responds to the ever-increasing demands from our clients and the market in general, and is an important strategic move to underpin our leading market positioning."

Vanessa explains: "I am very proud to join a leading firm in the energy and financial sector such as Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, and to do so hand in hand with Verónica. I am very excited about the project ahead of us."
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo closed 2020 among the most active firms in energy in TTR and Mergermarket, is Band 1 in Projects & Energy in the Legal500 directory and Band 1 in Project Finance in IFLR. Verónica Romaní is Band 1 in Project Finance in Chambers & Partners and the most active lawyer in the energy sector in 2020 according to data provided by TTR.

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