Mr Javier Menchén > Ramón y Cajal Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Ramón y Cajal Abogados
28010 MADRID
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Work Department

Project Finance/Banking/Finance and Capital Markets.




Javier is a partner in Finance and Capital Markets in the Madrid office. He joined the Firm in 1996 and was named Partner in 2001. Javier has extensive experience in structured finance operations, project finance, the energy sector, infrastructures, capital markets and corporate law in general. Javier advises financial institutions, investment services agencies, regulated entities and management companies on various questions related to banking regulations and the securities market.




Madrid Bar Association.


Law Degree, Universidad San Pablo CEU, 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

The ‘excellent professionals‘ at Ramón y Cajal Abogados provide ‘personal, immediate and effective service’ in group restructurings, debt refinancing, creditors’ rights and board liability issues. The ‘pragmatic and solution-oriented practice’ is particularly experienced in advising companies in crisis and creditors affected by the insolvency of a third-party company. Javier Menchén focuses on syndicated lending, restructuring and refinancing of bank debt, structured finance and debt capital markets. He co-leads the team with the ‘committed and professionalRamón Fernández-Aceytuno, who is known for his ‘serene and positive attitude, as well as his wise and practical advice’.

Spain > Projects and energy

The ‘multi-disciplinary team’ at Ramón y Cajal Abogados is ‘capable of resolving complex issues which require knowledge in different areas of expertise. The firm is experienced in M&A and regulatory issues, as well as project finance and contracts work. The practice is co-led by Pablo Silván, who has regulatory expertise in the energy and natural resources areas; project finance specialist Javier Menchén; and Antonio de Mariano, who specialises in the renewable energy sector, particularly photovoltaic and biofuel matters.

Spain > Banking and finance

Ramón y Cajal Abogados specialises in financial transactions, including syndicated bank finance, project finance and derivatives finance. Particularly experienced in acting for Spanish banks, the firm also provides expertise in the financial markets regulation. The practice is co-led by Javier Menchén, who advises on syndicated lending and restructuring of bank debt; Amado Giménez Bono, who is known for structured corporate finance operations and acquisitions; regulatory expert Cristina Vidal; and Alfonso Fernández-Miranda, who acts in a range of banking, finance and regulatory matters.