Firm Profile > ONTIER > Madrid, Spain

28046 MADRID

Capital markets: Equity Tier 3

ONTIER assisted digital learning platform Netex with its listing on the MAB and regularly acts for listed companies on corporate governance matters. Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín's 'negotiation capacity and deep knowledge of the market and its players' are 'very valuable' to clients.

Banking and finance Tier 4

ONTIER advised digital learning platform developer Netex on the refinancing of a bilateral agreement with a syndicate of four banks and handled various refinancings of debt. Oscar Murillo and Ramon Ruiz de la Torre are noted. The highly recommended Alberto Manzanares joined from Clifford Chance in June 2018.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

ONTIER has particular expertise in the energy sector and recently advised Eliantus Energy on the acquisition of solar power plants. Work on the commercial side included assisting electronic transactions company Ingenico with contractual matters. Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa is recommended.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

The ‘experienced team’ at ONTIER focuses on commercial disputes, including matters related to transactions and financial agreements. The practice is led by the ‘outstandingCristina Camarero Espinosa, who is a ‘great performer in court and in arbitration’, and Pedro Rodero Rodríguez, who specialises in national and international arbitration as well as commercial law. The team is representing Columbus Participations Lux in a multiparty arbitration related to the breach of a shareholders’ agreement. Other key clients include Inveravante, Vodafone España and Banco Popular.

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4

ONTIER advises domestic companies on voluntary insolvencies. On the creditor side, it assisted Portocarrio with Parque Empresarial del Olivar's insolvency proceedings. Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza is a key partner.

Public law Tier 5

ONTIER provides 'clear instructions'. It represented the Ayuntamiento de Castro-Urdiales in litigation concerning its water management concession. The 'diligent and trustworthy' Jorge Álvarez is recommended along with Pedro Rubio Escobar.

Real estate and construction Tier 5

The team at ONTIER focuses on legal advisory matters and the planning aspects of large real estate transactions and projects. Jaime Diaz de Bustamante is the name to note; he works closely with Auchan Group on all of its real estate matters.

The firm

ONTIER is a global law firm, headquartered in London, with a presence in 14 countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Italy, Spain, the USA, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, the 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 public law. 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 Francisco Silván
Corporate Óscar Murillo
Banking and financing Ramón Ruiz de la Torre
White-collar crime Berta Aguinaga
White-collar crime Juan Casanueva
Public Jorge Álvarez
Public Pedro Rubio
Public 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
Planning Jorge Álvarez
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Jorge Álvarez González  photo Mr Jorge Álvarez González
Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero  photo Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero
Mr Agustín Azparren Lucas  photo Mr Agustín Azparren Lucas
Mrs Carmen Bascaran Fanego  photo Mrs Carmen Bascaran Fanego
Mrs Sandra Cabrero Zurita  photo Mrs Sandra Cabrero Zurita
Mrs Cristina Camarero Espinosa  photo Mrs Cristina Camarero Espinosa
Mr Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada  photo Mr Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada
Mr Manuel Díaz Corral  photo Mr Manuel Díaz Corral
Mr Jaime Díaz de Bustamante  photo Mr Jaime Díaz de Bustamante
Mr Francisco José De Haro Romero  photo Mr Francisco José De Haro Romero
Mrs Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez  photo Mrs Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez
Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa  photo Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa
Mr Francisco Fenoy González  photo Mr Francisco Fenoy González
Mrs Carmen Fernández Vadillo  photo Mrs Carmen Fernández Vadillo
Mr Miguel García Vigil  photo Mr Miguel García Vigil
Mr Eduardo González Biedma  photo Mr Eduardo González Biedma
Mr Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez  photo Mr Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez
Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin  photo Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin
Mr Eduardo Junco Otaegui  photo Mr Eduardo Junco Otaegui
Mr Eutimio Martínez Suárez  photo Mr Eutimio Martínez Suárez
Mr Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez  photo Mr Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez
Mr Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez  photo Mr Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez
Mr Óscar Murillo Sanz  photo Mr Óscar Murillo Sanz
Mr Pedro Rodero Rodríguez  photo Mr Pedro Rodero Rodríguez
Mr Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa  photo Mr Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa
Mr Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez  photo Mr Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez
Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar  photo Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar
Mr Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín  photo Mr Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín
Mr José Antonio Salgado Gónzalez  photo Mr José Antonio Salgado Gónzalez
Mr Francisco Javier Silván Rodríguez  photo Mr Francisco Javier Silván Rodríguez
Mr Adolfo Suárez Illana  photo Mr Adolfo Suárez Illana
Number of lawyers : 300
at this office : 120
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