Firm Profile > ONTIER > Madrid, Spain

ONTIER
PASEO DE LA CASTELLANA No 55
28046 MADRID
Spain

Banking and finance Tier 4

ONTIER provides not only legal but 'economic, financial, accounting and market knowledge’ in the banking and finance area. The firm has particular expertise in corporate financing, debt refinancing and venture debt issues, as well as advising international banks on a range of cross-border transactions. Finance and capital markets specialist Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín

Other key lawyers:

Alberto Manzanares

Testimonials

‘A high degree of technical knowledge as well as a great ability to resolve novel aspects of financing contracts.’

‘They have everything we’ve ever needed.’

‘The relationship with the assigned partner is very fluid and trustworthy.’

‘Empathy, professionalism and solid knowledge.’

‘Experts on the subject, if a novel point arises or not known in depth, they manifest it, investigate it and always solve it in the best way in very short times, so they do not affect progress in the business.’

‘Their kindness, honesty, preparation and professionalism, coupled with the best dealings between equals.’

‘Solid economic, financial, accounting and market knowledge, not only legal.’

Key clients

Ride On Consulting, S.L.

Banco De Sabadell, S.A.

Transportes Boyaca, S.L.

HCEJEL Renovables, S.L.

Santa Lucía Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros, S.A.

Inelectra S.A.

Fondo De Garantía de Depósitos De Entidades De Crédito

CIFI LATAM, S.A.

Capital markets: Equity Tier 4

The broad experience of ONTIER covers listings and delistings, regulatory advice and a range of other capital market transactions. The firm acts for national and international corporations, financial institutions and banks across a variety of sectors, including infrastructure, construction and technology. Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza focuses on debt and equity instruments, IPOs, rights issues, block trades, liability management and related matters. He co-leads the team with corporate and capital markets specialist Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín.

Practice head(s):

Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza; Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín

Key clients

Urbar Ingenieros, S.A.

Netex Knowledge And Learning, S.A.

FCC

Inversora Carso S.A. de C.V.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

ONTIER continues to grow its client base, recently adding several new clients in the energy, technology and transport sectors. The busy corporate team is equally adept in domestic and cross-border transactions, and often handles M&A with a deal value exceeding the €100m mark. Highly regarded practice head Pablo Enrile has a broad practice that spans corporate and M&A, finance and dispute resolution. Óscar Murillo Sanz and senior associate Víctor Artola Recolons are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Pablo Enrile

Other key lawyers:

Óscar Murillo Sanz; Maria Jesús Dehesa; Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza; Lucía González Fernández; Víctor Artola Recolons

Testimonials

‘Very attentive to customers and close. Absolute availability and empathy for the problems of its clients.’

‘The close relationship with the client. Senior lawyer Victor Artola Recolons stands out, a great lawyer and very meticulous. As a partner, we highlight the work of Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa.’

‘Partner: Oscar Murillo: Excellent knowledge of the company, of absolute trust, great negotiator and with excellent technical knowledge.

Key clients

FOMENTO DE CONSTRUCCIONES Y CONTRATAS, S.A. (FCC)

INVERSORA CARSO, S.A. de C.V.

URBAR INGENIEROS, S.A.

IBERDROLA

IBERDROLA RENOVABLES

ELIANTUS ENERGY

INGENICO

PRODIEL

A&G

URBASER

GRUPO ADELANTA

PATENTES TALGO

RIC ENERGY

INDRA

ALSTOM

COX ENERGY

ABEI ENERGY INFRAESTRUCTURE

Public law Tier 4

ONTIER ‘stands out for its technical knowledge, particularly in public procurement’, and is also well versed in sanctioning procedures, expropriation, public administration liability, public property and administrative intervention in the sectors of soil regulation and urban planning. Constitutional law and contentious advice are key areas for the firm, which also advises clients on competition matters connected with public law. The team is co-led by Pedro Rubio Escobar, who specialises in public law and regulated markets, and administrative law expert Jorge Álvarez González.

Practice head(s):

Pedro Rubio Escobar; Jorge Álvarez González

Other key lawyers:

Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez

Testimonials

The ONTIER team excels in this area due to the following fundamental issues: availability and ability to resolve issues in an environment of tight deadlines and pressure, and technical knowledge of the practice of Public Administration Law. My opinion is that ONTIER stands out from the rest of the law firms in this area.’

‘The ONTIER Public Law team stands out for its technical knowledge, particularly in public procurement. Pedro Rubio Escobar in particular is the best specialist in Spain in relation to public procurement related to insurance.’

I would like to highlight the professionalism of Jorge Álvarez in the Oviedo office’.

Ontier’s practice has been absolutely excellent. Maximum availability, depth and legal rigor, order and foresight.’

Professionals who really help!!! They work as a team. They think “outside the box”. Their points of view are genuine. And most importantly: they find the solution.’

‘Pedro Rubio, a great jurist!!! Creative, rigorous, close ….. Extraordinary teaching skills.’

The Ontier team in the public law area, in my opinion, works as a team, assessing from the different members a detailed and justified analysis of each action that we must take before our queries.’

‘The involvement of the firm’s partner. Detailed analysis of each case, presenting alternatives that are compatible with the business (business relationship with customers). And anticipation as response measures. Pedro Rubio Escobar stands out.’

Key clients

Grupo KALUZ

VECTTOR RONDA

CABIFY

Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A. (FCC)

ALSA Group

ALSTOM TRANSPORTE

INDRA SISTEMAS

TELICE

FUNDACION BARRIÉ DE LA MAZA

YELMO FILMS, S.L.U.

DAMAS, S.A.

Pequeños y Medianos Astilleros Sociedad De Reconversion (Pymar)

Energías de Portugal, S.A. (EDP)

MATINSA

Real Betis Balompié

DUPONT GROUP

Portocarrio, S.L.

Altadis

EBN Bank

CONSTRUCCIONES Y PROMOCIONES COPROSA, S.A

IMASA INGENIERÍA Y PROYECTOS, S.A.

INDUSTRIAS DOY MANUEL MORATE, S.L.

CONSTRUCTORA LOS ÁLAMOS, S.A.

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4

Advising debtors and creditors across a range of sectors, ONTIER has substantial experience in voluntary insolvency proceedings, as well as refinancing and restructuring processes. The practice also brings expertise in regulation and litigation to its work in the area. Insolvency expert Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza leads the team, which also includes Oviedo-based Eutimio Martínez Suárez, who focuses on bankruptcy law, negotiations in collective dismissal proceedings, business reorganisation and restructuring in insolvency cases.

Practice head(s):

Bernardo Gutiérrez de La Roza

Other key lawyers:

Eutimio Martínez Suárez; Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa

Key clients

MR ANTONIO DEL VALLE AND OTHER MEXICAN INVESTORS

DENTIX HEALTH CORPORATION, S.L.U.

DURO FELGUERA

PORTOCARRIO VALORES, S.L.

PETROLÍFERA DE TRANSPORTES, S.L.

GRUPO BOYACÁ

REAL SPORTING DE GIJÓN, S.A.D.

SANTAGADEA GROUP

CRI (CORPORACIÓN DE RECURSOS IBERIA)

SURAVE

VAN OORD SHIP MANAGEMENT B.V.

VODAFONE ESPAÑA S.A.U.

MODULTEC, S.L.

CONSTRUCCIONES Y PROMOCIONES COPROSA, S.A.

HULLERAS DEL NORTE, S.A.- HUNOSA – (SEPI)

BIOGAS FUEL CELL, S.A.

URBAR INGENIEROS, S.A.

PRESIDIO IBERIA, S.L.

Dispute resolution Tier 5

Equipped to advise on a broad spectrum of commercial litigation and arbitration issues, ONTIER is experienced in cross-border matters and domestic disputes, particularly in relation to the energy, logistics, construction and shipping sectors. Managing partner and disputes expert Pedro Rodero Rodríguez co-leads the team with Cristina Camarero Espinosa, who has significant experience in a range of contentious matters, including construction litigation.

Practice head(s):

Pedro Rodero Rodríguez; Cristina Camarero Espinosa

Other key lawyers:

Marta Rodrigo Lavilla; José Luis Cabello Contreras

Key clients

INVERAVANTE

FCC GROUP

VODAFONE ESPAÑA, S.A.U.

VETRA ENERGY GROUP, LLC

PATENTES TALGO

ABEI ENERGY

BANKIA

SEGURCAIXA ADESLAS

SECURITAS DIRECT

IBERDROLA

REDEXIS

Projects and energy Tier 5

Renewable energy is a major focus area for ONTIER, which has significant experience in the sale and acquisition of energy projects and portfolios. The team has recently gained a number of new clients, which instruct it on a range of domestic and cross-border deals. Joint practice heads Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa and senior associate Lucía González Fernández receive praise.

Practice head(s):

Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa; Lucía González Fernández

Other key lawyers:

Francisco Fenoy; Oscar Murillo

Testimonials

‘They have a lot of experience in commercial renewables operations, so they can benefit from past experiences.’

‘Pablo Enrile has extensive experience and extensive knowledge of the sector. Lucía González also brings great availability and experience.’

‘It is a very versatile office which offers a quality service, with knowledge of the matter, and a very satisfactory quality-price ratio.’

‘From the team I would highlight Francisco Fenoy and Óscar Murillo.’

Key clients

RIC SUN, S.L.

PRODIEL

BANKIA, S.A.

ABEI ENERGY & INFRAESTRUCTURE, S.L.

VELA ENERGY, S.L.

ELIANTUS

ISEMAREN

Eland Private Equity SGEIC S.A.

IBEXIA COX ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, S.L.

IBERDROLA RENOVABLES, S.A.

PROFINGREEN

POWEN

HELEXIA

TOTAL

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
 Jorge Álvarez González  photo Jorge Álvarez González Partner
Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero  photo Mrs Berta Aguinaga Barrilero Partner
 Agustín Azparren Lucas  photo 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
 Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada  photo Juan Casanueva Pérez-Llantada Partner
 Manuel Díaz Corral  photo Manuel Díaz Corral Counsel
 Jaime Díaz de Bustamante  photo Jaime Díaz de Bustamante Partner
 Francisco José De Haro Romero  photo Francisco José De Haro Romero Partner
 Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez  photo Maria Jesus Dehesa Pérez Partner
Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa  photo Mr Pablo Enrile Mora-Figueroa Partner
 Francisco Fenoy González  photo Francisco Fenoy González Partner
 Carmen Fernández Vadillo  photo Carmen Fernández Vadillo Partner
 Miguel García Vigil  photo Miguel García Vigil Partner
 Eduardo González Biedma  photo Eduardo González Biedma Counsel
 Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez  photo Bernardo Gutiérrez de la Roza Pérez CEO
Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin  photo Mr Ramon Hermosilla Martin Honorary Chairman
 Eutimio Martínez Suárez  photo Eutimio Martínez Suárez Partner
 Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez  photo Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez Counsel
 Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez  photo Joaquín Muñoz Rodríguez Head of IT&IP
 Óscar Murillo Sanz  photo Óscar Murillo Sanz Partner
 Pedro Rodero Rodríguez  photo Pedro Rodero Rodríguez Managing Partner
 Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa  photo Daniel Rodríguez Ruiz de Villa Counsel
 Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez  photo Javier Aurelio Rodriguez Pérez Partner
Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar  photo Mr Pedro Rubio Escobar Partner
 Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín  photo Ramón Ruiz de la Torre Esporrín Partner
 Martín J. Silván Gutiérrez-Cortines  photo Martín J. Silván Gutiérrez-Cortines Counsel
Number of lawyers : 300
at this office : 120
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