Mr Amado Giménez > Ramón y Cajal Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Ramón y Cajal Abogados
28010 MADRID

Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance




He joined the Firm in 2016 as a partner at the Madrid office.

Amado specialises in structured corporate finance operations, acquisitions (LBOs), bank loan refinancing and restructuring of liabilities (pre-bankruptcy) and sale of portfolios (NPLs), chiefly in the property, finance and energy sectors in Spain and elsewhere.

During his professional career he has acted as advisor to mainstream Spanish financial institutions, businesses across a range of sectors, and also investment funds.

He also has a wealth of experience in coordinating and implementing public/private project finance schemes for transport infrastructures, heading up the general secretariats of concessionaires.




Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid).


  • Master in Corporate and Commercial Law (LLM), Instituto de Empresa, Madrid.
  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.



  • Tenured Professor of “project finance” on the Master’s Degree in International Business Law (MIBL) of the Escuela de Negocios Universidad San Pablo CEU.
  • Speaker at forums and academic institutions.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Projects and energy

The energy offering at Ramón y Cajal Abogados garners praise for its specialisation in regulatory matters and M&A transactions in the space, with the financing of projects constituting a further key area of work for the firm. The four-partner leadership team features Javier Menchén and Amado Giménez on the finance front, regulatory specialist Pablo Silván, and Antonio de Mariano, noted for negotiations in the field.

Spain > Banking and finance

Ramón y Cajal Abogados‘ ‘imaginative‘ team stands out for its expertise in project finance, particularly in the renewable energy sector, but is also experienced in syndicated loans, acquisition finance, real estate finance and debt refinancing. Recently, the team has been particularly active in advising on state loans for companies affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The firm also has an active financial services regulatory practice which advises on regulatory issues, the management of collective investment schemes, and investment funds. Javier Menchén and Amado Giménez lead the banking and finance practice, while Cristina Vidal, Alfonso Fernández-Miranda and Alfonso Cárcamo focus on regulatory matters.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

Noted for its solid expertise in representing both creditors and debtors, Ramón y Cajal Abogados‘ practice has an excellent track record in handling debt restructurings, refinancing agreements, creditors’ rights and board liability issues. The team is also sought after for its strength in acting as court-appointed insolvency administrators. Javier Menchén heads the restructuring side of the practice, in which Amado Giménez and Cándido Pérez are key contacts; Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno takes the lead on insolvency matters, supported by Carmen Fernández-Hontoria and Luis Briones.