Mr Miguel Lamo de Espinosa > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
28046 MADRID
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Work Department

Banking and Finance, Private Equity, Restructuring


Partner. Head of Banking and Finance, Head of Restructuring


Miguel is Partner, head of Banking and Finance and head of Restructuring and member of the Board of Directors at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He has extensive experience in credit and corporate finance transactions in both primary and secondary markets, including corporate finance, acquisition finance, asset finance (including tax lease and financial-tax structures) and project finance, special and hybrid transactions (debt/equity), acquisition of credit portfolios and debt restructuring.

He works on a recurring basis with credit institutions, companies and investment funds in credit transactions in Spain, as well as in transactions in Latin America, having participated in some of the most important deals in recent years.


Spanish, English


Madrid Bar Association no.67260
Madrid Bar Association Young Lawyers Group Member
American Bar Association and New York State Bar


Miguel holds a degree in Law and an advanced degree in Business Law from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE. He obtained an LL. M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University (Washington D.C., USA), graduating with honours.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Transport: Shipping

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo draws from a specialised banking and finance department to advise on a range of shipping matters, with an emphasis on acting for shipping and charter companies, banks and finance institutions. Apart from these key clients, the firm also exhibits a strong relationship with shipbuilders through its Vigo office, acting on relevant agreements. Leadership of the practice is divided between asset finance expert Carlos Rueda and Miguel Lamo de Espinosa. Supporting the team’s efforts in relation to asset financing operations is Fernando Herrero. Vigo-based partner María García De La Concha Álvarez handles a spectrum of shipbuilding matters. All named lawyers are based in Madrid unless otherwise stated.

Spain > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Miguel Lamo de EspinosaGómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has a strong track record of advising on the lender side of financing transactions, with a client base that includes major Spanish and international banks and investment funds. The team has significant experience in large refinancings and restructurings and is also highlighted for its project finance expertise, particularly in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors. The practice additionally extends to corporate finance, real estate finance, asset finance and investment fund matters. The sizeable team is led by Miguel Lamo de Espinosa, an expert in restructurings. The ‘exceptionalVerónica Romaní and of counsel Vanessa Armas are key contacts for project finance; Rafael Aguilera is noted for restructurings and was recently appointed as lead of the real estate finance practice; and Fernando Herrero is experienced in asset finance matters. London office head Ferran Foix and Santiago Gómez-Acebo are also names to note.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

(Hall of Fame)

Miguel Lamo de EspinosaGómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo‘s ‘extraordinary‘ team stands out for its expertise in advising lenders on major restructurings and handling high-profile transactions in the Spanish market; large-scale insolvency proceedings are also prominent in the group’s workload. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa leads the restructuring side of the practice, and other key contacts include Rafael Aguilera, London-based Ferran FoixSantiago Gómez-Acebo and newly promoted partner Paula Zarzalejos. Contentious insolvency matters are led by Rodrigo López, with support from Irene Arévalo, who made partner in January 2022.