Ms Irene Arévalo > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
28046 MADRID

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, Insolvency and Restructuring


Of Counsel




Spanish, English, French and German


Advanced programme of Arbitration, Instituto de Empresa. Madrid.
Insolvency Law specialization programme, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Madrid.
Dual degree in Law and Business Administration (Icade E-3), Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Madrid.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

(Rising stars)

Irene ArévaloGómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo provides ‘a lot of experience and knowledge of the sector‘, as well as expertise in the key disciplines of banking, finance and litigation. The firm focuses primarily on representing non-bank creditors in Spain, in and out of court, as well as the financing of litigation related to bankruptcy. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa’s expertise covers restructuring, distressed situations, private equity and corporate finance matters. He co-leads the team with Rodrigo López, who specialises in contentious insolvency. Also notable is counsel Irene Arévalo, who advises on arbitration, insolvency and restructuring.

Spain > Dispute resolution

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is known for commercial litigation, investment litigation, competition infringements and arbitration. The firm particularly specialises in disputes arising from the energy sector. Gonzalo Ardila leads the practice and has significant experience before the domestic courts and arbitration tribunals. His team includes counsel Irene Arévalo, who arrived in 2018 from White & Case LLP and combines expertise in restructuring, insolvency and commercial litigation. In a recent highlight, the department represented WiZink Bank in a dispute regarding revolving credits and the regulation of unfair terms in commercial legislation. Borja de Obeso left to join DLA Piper in 2018.