Mr Joaquín Ruiz Echauri > Pérez-Llorca > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

28046 MADRID

Work Department

Insurance & Reinsurance


Joaquín Ruiz Echauri has over 25 years of experience providing corporate, regulatory and litigious advice for the insurance and reinsurance industry. During his career he has worked with major national and international clients on M&A transactions, bancassurance alliances, VIF reinsurance agreements, portfolio transfers and reorganisations and all types of corporate matters. In the area of regulation, he has provided advice on product design, contract interpretation, insurance and reinsurance distribution and pension plans and funds. Likewise, he is a recognised specialist in the litigious field of the insurance sector and matters of product civil liability, where he has managed high-level litigation and arbitration.


Joaquín Ruiz Echauri joined Pérez-Llorca in 2020. Previously, he was the managing partner for the Insurance and Reinsurance practice area at a highly prestigious international firm.


English, French and Spanish.


The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).


  • 1992 Degree in Law, Universidad de Navarra
  • 1992 Program of Instruction for Lawyers (P.I.L.), Harvard University
  • 1993 Master’s degree in Corporate Law, IE Business School

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Insurance

(Hall of Fame)

Joaquín Ruiz Echauri Pérez-Llorca

Pérez-Llorca has established a market-leading practice in the insurance sector. It possesses extensive expertise in the design of new contingency insurance products, and the team is also well equipped to assist insurance clients in litigation and regulatory and commercial matters. The department is overseen by Joaquín Ruiz Echauri, a highly reputed practitioner with over 30 years’ of experience, who is particularly active in disputes pertaining to the insurance sector. Associate Jesús Almarcha is seasoned in the development of regulatory projects. Rafael Fernández, who has experience in corporate, regulatory and contentious matters, is another key contact.