Firm Profile > ONTIER > Madrid, Spain

28046 MADRID

Capital markets: Equity Tier 3

ONTIER has experience advising on takeover bids in Spain, public and private offerings of shares and other securities, and acting for investment funds. The firm also advises on tender offers, as well as the listing and delisting of securities on the Spanish stock market and other trading platforms. Notable in the area is Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza, who has expertise in business law, particularly in relation to the energy sector. He co-leads the practice with capital markets, finance and corporate law specialist Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín.


‘Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín has a great capacity for negotiation and in-depth knowledge of the market and its players. This is very valuable for the firm and his clients’

Key clients

Urbar Ingenieros

Netex Knowledge and Learning

Group of Mexican investors headed by Antonio del Valle


Inversora Carso S.A. de C.V.

Banking and finance Tier 4

ONTIER is experienced in finance, syndicated loans and M&A transactions, as well as due diligence. The firm is particularly focused on the local market but also advises on cross-border matters. Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín specialises in capital markets, finance and corporate law matters. He co-leads the team with Óscar Murillo Sanz, whose expertise covers corporate and commercial law, M&A, financing and the renewable energy sector.


‘We always find time and Ontier is always available, I wish they could sleep more’

‘Ontier’s capability is always the best – they don’t just do the work, they investigate whatever is needed related to our transactions beyond the legal aspects and give us a better understanding of everything we should know about whatever the deal is’

‘Ontier’s individuals are just great. Beyond their capability, which is more than professional, they become part of the team – they understand all the elements that are around any transaction and therefore understand much better whatever is needed, including pressure of time and the requirements of each negotiation in every transaction’

‘Ramon Ruiz de la Torre has great dedication, skills and availability’

Key clients

Ride On Consulting, S.L.

Step, S.L.

Grupo Norte Agrupación Empresarial de Servicios, S.L.U.

RedMaine Junction, S.L.

Transportes Boyaca, S.L.

Grupo ISN

AKT Plasticos, S.L. (AKT)


Inelectra S.A.

Bankia S.A.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

ONTIER covers the spectrum of corporate matters, including M&A, corporate restructuring, venture capital and private equity finance. The firm is experienced in advising clients in a variety of industry sectors, with particular expertise in the energy and renewables sector. Pablo Enrile specialises in civil law, commercial law and civil procedure law. He co-leads the practice with Francisco Silván, who focuses on corporate law, acting for purchasers and sellers in national and cross-border M&A.


‘The expertise, up-to-date knowledge, capacity to foresee the needs of the company and the clearness of their legal approach are some of the things that set Ontier apart from any other law firms’

‘I must highlight the professionalism, availability and capacity to think outside the box of Pablo Enrile and his team’

‘With Pablo Enrile there is no digression nor pointless discussions; he always gets straight to the key aspects of the situation’

‘Specialised team with a full understanding of their responsibility and partners with very specialised knowledge of the matter and quick response to the questions posed’

Key clients

Fomento De Construcciones Y Contratas, S.A. (FCC)

Inversora Carso, S.A. De C.V.

Urbar Ingenieros, S.A.


Iberdrola Renovables

Eliantus Energy


Grupo Cofra

Perez & Cia

Van Oord Ship Management

Parques Reunidos, S.A.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

The 'great, dedicated and available' ONTIER focuses on commercial disputes, including matters related to transactions, contracts, services and financial agreements. Pedro Rodero Rodríguez is an expert in litigation, national and international arbitration, and commercial law. He co-leads the practice with Cristina Camarero Espinosa, who works on a range of litigation and arbitration matters and is known as ‘very capable, client oriented and efficient’.


‘Cristina Camarero has excellent work and skills’

‘They are hard workers and enthusiastic’

‘They have a lot of experience in complex matters’

‘They make it easy for the client to deal with conflicts’

‘Cristina Camarero has vast knowledge and in court she is exceptional’

Key clients


FCC Group

Vodafone España, S.A.U.

Vetra Energy Group, LLC

Grupo GCL

Abei Energy


Segurcaixa Adeslas

Securitas Direct

Grupo Boyacá

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4

'Brilliant legal strategy designer' ONTIER focuses on debt and investment restructuring, as well as refinancing within active and passive insolvencies. The ‘highly qualified lawyers with experience, skills and knowledge’ are primarily focused on the debtor side but also have experience on the creditor side. Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza, an expert in family business, restructuring and insolvency law, co-leads the practice with Eutimio Martínez Suárez, who is known for his bankruptcy expertise, and solicitor Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa, who is a corporate law specialist.


‘Unique dedication of the team to the issue or problem proposed’

‘The whole restructuring and insolvency team combines its excellent technical skills with a complete and broad analysis of the issue, not only from a technical perspective, but also considering the context and the consequences’

‘Ontier are completely dedicated to the issues, are committed and have always shown availability and exceptional treatment’

‘Attention, involvement and follow-up at all times’

‘It is a committed team, which handles matters with extreme professionalism and is concerned with understanding the idiosyncrasies of its client, making communication easier, and devising and adjusting particular and specific strategies for each case’

‘The service they have given us has been outstanding. Their ability to propose solutions and negotiate with our counterparts has been fundamental to the successful conclusion of projects’

‘Their technical and organisational capacity, deep knowledge of the law, and commitmenting to address the issues make the difference’

‘Bernardo Gutiérrez de La Roza is an authentic leader of his team as well as of the transaction and a brilliant strategy designer’

‘Eutimio Martínez Suárez has excellent skills in restructuring as a result of his extensive experience in the field’

Key clients

Antonio del Valle and other Mexican investors

FCC Group

Santagadea Group

Corporación De Recursos Iberia (CRI)


Van Oord Ship Management B.V.

Portocarrio, S.L.

Vodafone España Sau

Modultec, S.L.

Urbar Ingenieros, S.A.

Construcciones Y Promociones Coprosa, S.A.

Parques De Valgrande, Sa

Hulleras Del Norte, S.A.- Hunosa – (Sepi)

Residencial Las Campas, S.A.

Hablaya, S.A.

Construcciones Asturcasa Principado, S.L.

Hoto Urocisa, S.A.

ALN Telemarketing, S.L.

Hijos De Luis Chao Sobrino, S.A.

Proyectos, Construcción E Interiorismo, S.L.

Biogas Fuel Cell, S.A.

Banco Caixa Geral, S.A., Caixabank, S.A., Banco De Sabadell, S.A., Bankia, S.A. and Abanca Corporación Bancaria, S.A.

Projects and energy Tier 5

ONTIER has particular strength in the renewable sector, as well as being increasingly active in PPAs. In addition to regulatory experience, the firm advises on the sales and acquisitions of energy projects and provides expertise in cross-border matters, including advising international funds investing in the area. Commerical and corporate specialist Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza co-leads the practice with Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa, who focuses on civil, corporate and procedure law, and associate Lucía González, who advises on transactional matters.


‘Commercial and solution oriented’

Key clients

Eliantus Energy, S.L.

Iberdrola Renovables, S.A.

Braux Energy Group, S.L.

Vela Energy, S.L.

Cox Energy Solar, S.A.

Sonnedix Cox Energy Development, S.L.

E.E.W. Eco Energy World Holdings Limited

Quadran International, S.A.S.


Abo Wind España, S.A.

Public law Tier 5

ONTIER provides 'great knowledge of the subject matter’, as well as ‘experts with a focus on understanding customer needs and providing clear insights on the legal implications and recommended courses of action'. The firm’s specialities include constitutional law, litigation and advising on competition mandates within the scope of administrative proceedings, notably anti-competitive practices, state aid and disputes. Pedro Rubio Escobar is an expert in procedural, administrative and arbitration law. He co-leads the practice with the ‘approachable, available, diligent and trustworthyJorge Álvarez, who focuses on administrative matters.


‘They supported us through all the required legal steps to set up a newly formed legal entity, including advising on the cumbersome relationships with the regional government’

‘Fast reaction times, always available to help and react to urgent requests with short-term deadlines’

‘Great knowledge of the legal scenarios we had to deal with, providing those small but critical details that allowed us to complete the project successfully’

‘Knowledge of our company, and the sector’

‘Total availability of the partners and managers of the office’

‘Jorge Álvarez stands out for his experience and knowledge in the field’

‘The innovative spirit, the desire for achievement, personal and professional customer support’

‘Pedro Rubio is a magnificent professional and an excellent person. Always affordable, and a great communicator’

‘Bernardo Gutierrez de la Roza brings an entrepreneurial spirit, continuous innovation and an enormous capacity to generate alliances. His role as CEO of the firm says it all’

‘Strong partners’ 

‘Jorge Alvarez Gonzalez delivers expected outcomes in a timely manner’

‘Pelayo Garci­a-Bernardo Albornoz has great knowledge in the field, and is quick and clear in communications and the turn-around of requests.  Trustworthy and professional, always a pleasure to work and interact with’

Key clients

Antonio Del Valle Ruiz

Vector Ronda, group of companies

Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas

Corporación de Recursos Iberia

Alstom Transporte

Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica


Fundacion Barrié de la Maza

Ayuntamiento de Gijón

Ayuntamiento de Castro-Urdiales

Pequeños y Medianos Astilleros Sociedad De Reconversion (Pymar)

Real estate and construction Tier 5

ONTIER covers the spectrum of real estate work, particularly real estate finance and transactions. The firm advises socimis, foreign investors and multinational corporations on real estate investment. Jaime Díaz de Bustamante left the firm in 2020.


‘Ontier is a reputable and well-known law firm in Spain’

‘They are always available even if you call them at the very last moment’

‘Deep knowledge of real estate practice in the Spanish market’

Key clients

Sociedad De Gestión De Activos Procedentes De La Reestructuración Bancaria (Sareb)

Société Générale

Hotel Investment Partners (Banco Sabadell Group)

Carso Group / Soinmob (Carlos Slim Group)

Neinor Homes (Lone Star Group)

Therus Investment

Corpfin Capital

Logicor (Blackstone Group)

Leroy Merlin

Dazia Capital

Invesco Real Estate


Auchan (Alcampo)


Merlin Properties Socimi

Haya Real Estate (Cerberus Group)

Ikea Iberica

Aedas Homes (Castlelake Group)

Telecom Iberica


Silicius Socimi

Iberdrola Inmobiliaria


CBRE Global Investors

Banco Sabadell

El Corte Ingles


The firm: ONTIER is a global law firm, headquartered in London, with a presence in 13 countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Italy, Spain, the USA, Mexico, Paraguay, Perú, UK and Venezuela. It is currently the international firm with the largest footprint in Latin America.

ONTIER is a full-service law firm. While it is active in all areas of legal practice, it is known for specialising in complex corporate and commercial transactions and international commercial disputes. Some of ONTIER’s areas of expertise include: international litigation and arbitration, corporate, white-collar crime, real estate, tax, labour, finance and capital markets, family, IT and IP, insolvency and restructuring, and Regulatory, Public Law, Urban Planning and Competition. The firm has a wealth of experience in the energy sector and in advising family-run companies.

The firm’s know-how: All ONTIER offices worldwide share identical principles and values and are well established in their native jurisdictions. The firm’s philosophy accentuates each local partner’s excellence, values and ‘soul’ within the multinational legal structure. Global tools and strategies are combined with home-market know-how and the expertise of its lawyers, who solve a host of legal issues using local regulations, arguments and laws. Knowledge of the local markets and proximity to its clients; understanding that people are the most important thing; and providing clients with a bespoke service in the markets in which they operate are some of the essential tenets of ONTIER.


Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation and arbitration Pedro Rodero
Litigation and arbitration Cristina Camarero
Corporate Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza
Corporate Pablo Enrile
Corporate Óscar Murillo
Banking and financing Ramón Ruiz de la Torre
White-collar crime Berta Aguinaga
White-collar crime Juan Casanueva
Regulatory, Public Law, Urban Planning and Competition Jorge Álvarez
Regulatory, Public Law, Urban Planning and Competition Pedro Rubio
Regulatory, Public Law, Urban Planning and Competition Adolfo Menéndez
Real estate Jaime Díaz de Bustamante
Tax and wealth management Francisco de Haro
Tax and wealth management Sandra Cabrero
Tax and wealth management Manuel Díaz
Succession in companies and family Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza
Restructuring and insolvency Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza
Restructuring and insolvency Eutimio Martínez
Capital markets Ramón Ruiz de la Torre
Employment Eduardo González Biedma
Employment Javier Aurelio Rodríguez Pérez
Industrial and intellectual property and new technologies Miguel García
Industrial and intellectual property and new technologies Joaquín Muñoz
Energy and natural resources Pablo Enrile
Regulatory, Public Law, Urban Planning and Competition Jorge Álvarez
Environmental Law Martín J. Silván Gutiérrez-Cortines
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Jorge Álvarez González  photo Mr Jorge Álvarez González Partner
Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero  photo Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero Partner
Mr Agustín Azparren Lucas  photo Mr Agustín Azparren Lucas Counsel
Mrs Carmen Bascaran Fanego  photo Mrs Carmen Bascaran Fanego Partner
Mrs Sandra Cabrero Zurita  photo Mrs Sandra Cabrero Zurita Partner
Mrs Cristina Camarero Espinosa  photo Mrs Cristina Camarero Espinosa Partner
Mr Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada  photo Mr Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada Partner
Mr Manuel Díaz Corral  photo Mr Manuel Díaz Corral Counsel
Mr Jaime Díaz de Bustamante  photo Mr Jaime Díaz de Bustamante Partner
Mr Francisco José De Haro Romero  photo Mr Francisco José De Haro Romero Partner
 Ramón Ruiz De La Torre Esporrín photo Ramón Ruiz De La Torre Esporrín Partner
Mrs Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez  photo Mrs Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez Partner
Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa  photo Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa Partner
Mr Francisco Fenoy González  photo Mr Francisco Fenoy González Partner
Mrs Carmen Fernández Vadillo  photo Mrs Carmen Fernández Vadillo Partner
Mr Miguel García Vigil  photo Mr Miguel García Vigil Partner
Mr Eduardo González Biedma  photo Mr Eduardo González Biedma Counsel
Mr Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez  photo Mr Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez CEO
Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin  photo Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin Honorary Chairman
Mr Eutimio Martínez Suárez  photo Mr Eutimio Martínez Suárez Partner
Mr Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez  photo Mr Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez Counsel
Mr Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez  photo Mr Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez Head of IT&IP
Mr Óscar Murillo Sanz  photo Mr Óscar Murillo Sanz Partner
Mr Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa  photo Mr Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa Counsel
Mr Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez  photo Mr Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez Partner
 Pedro Rodero Rodríguez photo Pedro Rodero Rodríguez Managing Partner
Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar  photo Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar Partner
Mr Martín J. Silván Gutiérrez-Cortines  photo Mr Martín J. Silván Gutiérrez-Cortines Counsel
Number of lawyers : 300
at this office : 120
Other offices : Asunción
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Other offices : Ciudad de México
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