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

The ‘highly specialised’ insurance and reinsurance team at Pérez-Llorca offers advice on the entire spectrum of matters, covering corporate law, regulatory issues and litigation. Industry veteran Joaquín Ruiz Echauri is a well-rounded insurance specialist, who stands out for his strong track record in insurance disputes, including product liability cases before judicial courts and arbitration tribunals. Rafael Fernández handles a spread of M&A transactions in this space, and is also well versed in regulatory proceedings and civil liability claims. Jesús Almarcha, a key point of contact for domestic and international financial institutions, advises on an array of regulatory transactions in this space. Felipe Vázquez joined as partner from Hogan Lovells International LLP in June 2024.