Mr Ángel Pérez López > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
PRÍNCIPE DE VERGARA 187
PLAZA RODRÍGUEZ URÍA
28002 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Financial Distress.

Career

Ángel Pérez López is a partner in the Banking and Finance Practice Area of the Madrid office. Ángel joined Uría Menéndez in 2000 after working as a financial analyst for a leading Spanish corporate finance firm.

Ángel focuses his practice on corporate, acquisition and project finance. He has worked on some of the most important financing deals that have taken place in Spain in recent years. He advises lenders and borrowers on transactions in the energy, biofuel, waste treatment and telecommunications sectors. He has also advised creditors and debtors on restructuring the debt of some of Spain’s biggest companies. Since 2011, Ángel has also participated in several sales and acquisitions of non-strategic assets of financial institutions, such as non-performing loans, real estate assets and property management platforms.

From September 2007 to March 2008, Ángel was seconded to the New York headquarters of the US firm Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, where he worked in the Acquisition Finance Group as an international associate.

Languages

English; German; French.

Memberships

Madrid Bar Association.

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, 2000; Business Management and Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, 2001.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Ángel Pérez LópezUría Menéndez

Spain > Projects and energy

Praised for its ‘exceptional knowledge of the sector and quality of the work’, the renowned energy practice at Uría Menéndez regularly acts for both lenders and borrowers on a broad range of financial and corporate transactions within the sector. Jointly led by Ángel Pérez López and Juan Ignacio González Ruiz, the department is also involved in energy, infrastructure (roads, railways and ports) and real estate projects. Recently appointed partners Ignacio Álvarez Couso and José Félix Zaldívar de la Rica (who heads the firm’s New York office) are other key practitioners in the team, which boasts a solid presence in Latin America.