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

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
28046 MADRID

Work Department


Partner. Head of the Banking and Finance Area.


Miguel joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1999 and became a partner in 2010.


Spanish and English.


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.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Miguel Lamo de EspinosaGómez-Acebo & Pombo

The finance and refinance experts at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo are active in lender and borrower side transactions. As well as experience in real estate and project financing, the firm has a strong direct lending practice, particularly active advising foreign clients on credit assignment transactions, NPLs and debt portfolio acquisitions. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa leads the team and covers distressed situations and acquisition finance, as well as project finance, private equity and corporate finance. Key names in the practice include Rafael Aguilera, who specialises in general financing operations, asset financing, acquisition finance and debt refinancing; and Fernando Herrero, who focuses on asset financing operations, particularly vessels and aircraft. Vanessa Armas joined as of counsel in June 2021.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Miguel Lamo de EspinosaGómez-Acebo & Pombo

The ‘agile and imaginative’ team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has ‘extraordinary knowledge of restructuring and insolvencies’. The firm is active across the area, providing banking, finance, litigation and arbitration expertise, particularly in new money financing and refinancing. The practice provides an ‘excellent combination of technical expertise, pragmatism and commerciality’ to a broad spectrum of clients including international investment banks, distressed investors, hedge funds, lending banks and insolvency practitioners, as well as individual creditors and directors. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa focuses on restructuring, distressed situations, private equity and corporate finance matters. He co-leads the team with Rodrigo López, who specialises in contentious insolvency matters. Also active in the area are Rafael Aguilera, who is an expert in debt refinancing and restructuring, primarily acting for creditors; and counsel Irene Arévalo, who advises on insolvency law and commercial litigation.

Spain > Transport: Shipping

Known for its asset finance expertise, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo advises transportation, logistics and shipping companies in a range of shipping finance matters. The practice is also supported by the firm’s tax, regulatory and litigation departments. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa leads the team alongside Carlos Rueda, who specialises in asset, infrastructure and structured financing and banking.