Mr Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno > Ramón y Cajal Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Ramón y Cajal Abogados
28010 MADRID

Work Department

Litigation, insolvency and arbitration.




Ramon joined Ramón y Cajal in 1999. He is currently Partner of the Litigation Department and he is very active in different practice areas such as the civil and commercial law, arbitration and insolvency. Within the different sectors of activity which brings together the most of his work are, among others, telecommunications, aerospace and construction, providing advice to major multinational companies with interests in Spain, dedicated to each of those sectors. In the field of insolvency law, Ramón acts as insolvency receiver and also provides ongoing advice to the company itself in competition or significant creditors seeking to defend their interests in the process through specific measures. Ramon is also involved in matters pertaining to civil and commercial procedural law. In this regard include its dedication to challenging issues on social agreements, directors’ liability actions, procedures related to banking contracts (swaps, structured bonds, etc) and in general all those which have a direct or indirect relationship with the corporate law. As regards arbitration, Ramón acts as counsel at all National Arbitration Courts and in the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC). In addition, acts as an arbitrator for the Superior Council of Chambers of Commerce. He teaches at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and he is also professor of bankruptcy law with in Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Universidad Nebrija.


Spanish and English.


  • Foundation for Law and Business Research (Fundación para la Investigación sobre el Derecho y la Empresa-FIDE).
  • INSOL EUROPE (transnational insolvency law).
  • Spanish Arbitration Club (Club Español de Arbitraje).


  • Degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Law from the Universidad de Nebrija.
  • Various specialist courses in Insolvency Law and Arbitration.


Teaching: Ramón regularly teaches at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). At such university he gives classes on the Master’s Degree in Business Law and on the Master’s Degree in Admission to the Bar, teaching the subject of Insolvency Law, and is a member of the evaluation panels. He is a member of the teaching faculty of the I Master’s Degree in Business Restructuring organised by the Madrid Bar Association. He also gives classes at other universities such as the Universidad Nebrija and the Universidad de Navarra.

Lawyer Rankings

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.

Spain > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno  – Ramón y Cajal Abogados

The ‘multidisciplinary team with proven experience’ at Ramón y Cajal Abogados is appreciated for its ‘constant communication and availability‘. The firm stands out in particular for its track record in financial litigation, where it acts for leading domestic banks before the Spanish courts and the European Court of Justice. Companies in the construction, engineering, energy and retail sectors also seek the team’s representation in breach of contract, unfair competition and shareholder disputes, among other matters. Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno and Luis Briones jointly lead the sizeable team; Fernández-Aceytuno counts insolvency, pre-insolvency and business restructuring processes among his areas of expertise, and Briones complements his broad litigation and arbitration practice with niche expertise in franchising. ‘Excellent lawyersCarmen Fernández-Hontoria and Luis Carnicero are highlighted for their ‘very high technical quality‘. Ana Fernández, Fernando Manzanedo and senior associate Santiago González-Enciso are also noted.