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Cases & Lacambra Abogados SLP

Spain > Banking and finance Tier 5

Bringing together experience in financial regulations, derivatives and capital markets, Cases&Lacambra is well positioned to handle a variety of financing transactions. Recent mandates have seen the team advise on NPL deals, acquisition finance, debt restructurings and real estate finance. The practice is under the leadership of Andorra-based Miguel Cases, who is a key point of contact for international financial institutions and investment funds seeking advice on debt transactions, banking regulations and derivatives. Toni Barios in Barcelona is a reference for debt restructuring matters, while Joaquin Fabre, who joined the Madrid office from Baker McKenzie in March 2023, possesses extensive experience acting for lenders and borrowers in domestic and cross-border mandates, including direct lending, and syndicated, leveraged, and alternative finance.

Practice head(s):

Miguel Cases

Other key lawyers:

Toni Barios; Claudi Rossell; Joaquín Fabré; María Arroyos

Key clients

Sociedad De Gestión De Activos Procedentes De La Reestructuración Bancaria, S.A.

Laurion Alternative Deposits, S.L.P.


Arledan Usa Ltd.


Deutsche Bank, S.A. Española, Banco Santander, S.A., Ibercaja Banco, S.A. And Banca March, S.A.



Laurion Group


Findango Finance

Total Specific Solutions, B.V.

Caixabank, S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advised Sociedad de Gestión de Activos Procedentes de la Reestructuración Bancaria (Sareb) on the sale of a €3bn portfolio of unsecured non-performing loans granted to SMEs.
  • Assisted Stoneweg in the granting of various bilateral loans related to the development of several real estate projects.
  • Advised Arledan lender on the granting of a bilateral loan to partially finance the purchase price of a residential real estate property consisting of 24 dwellings located in Madrid.

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Cases&Lacambra handles a variety of corporate law and transactional matters on behalf of clients operating in a multitude of sectors, most notably financial services, venture capital, private equity, energy, retail and manufacturing. Working in close collaboration with the tax and financial services groups, the team is skilled in M&A, commercial agreements and corporate governance. Department leader Lucas Palomar, who advises both buyers and sellers, excels in corporate restructurings, joint ventures and M&A.

Practice head(s):

Lucas Palomar

Other key lawyers:

Bojan Radovanovic; Jose Manuel Llanos Alperi


‘Cases & Lacambra offers top-tier M&A advice. Its diverse practices maintain a high level of experience, sophistication and professionalism. Its M&A team is made up of good players in the transactional market.’

‘Without a doubt, a great firm with top-level professionals. Jose Manuel Llanos Alperi is a great M&A lawyer, with years of experience in the sector, who helps clients understand the transaction and look for solutions.’

Key clients

Drake Food Service International

Creative Business Investments

Iskaypet Group


Axon Partners Group

Cuyna Gg Ez, S.L.

Blacksalt Asset Management & Dunas Capital.

Total Specific Solutions BV

Groupe Chalumeau

Work highlights

  • Advised one of the main shareholders of Glovoapp23, S.L., the Spanish company Drake Food Service International ETVE, S.L.U., on the sale of its stake in the company to another shareholder of Glovoapp23, S.L.
  • Advised Creative Business Investments, S.L. on the acquisition of a residential asset in Vilablareix (Girona), to develop a compound of 28 apartments and 6 terraced houses, parking spaces, storage rooms and common facilities.
  • Advised Central Borne Arques, S.L. on its joint venture agreement with Apetito AG for the development of Apetito business in Spain.

Spain > Real estate and construction Tier 5

Cases&Lacambra is well equipped to handle the corporate, finance, urban planning and environmental aspects of real estate projects. Real estate and planning expert Marta González-Llera, rated for her 'knowledge, experience, commitment', oversees the practice.

Practice head(s):

Marta González-Llera


‘The team is very specialised in real estate and urban planning, which makes them unique.’

‘Marta González-Llera – knowledge, experience, commitment.’

‘Agility in responding to questions and issues when making business decisions is what is fundamental for us and what we find at Cases & Lacambra.’

‘Anticipation, pro-transaction orientation and practicality.’


Spain > Tax Tier 6

Under the leadership of tax planning specialist Ernesto Lacambra, Cases&Lacambra‘s tax practice has a strong track record in appeals against the Spanish tax authority, and frequently advises family offices and high-net-worth individuals on wealth management. Other areas of expertise for the department include real estate-related tax issues and international tax matters. A key contact for family-owned groups, domestic and international companies, as well as private equity and investment funds, David Navarro is another name to note in the tax department, which also features Jorge Del Castillo, who focuses on transactional tax matters, and Alberto Gil, a reference for both corporate and private clients seeking advice on tax planning and contentious proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Ernesto Lacambra


‘Its transactional team is made up of good players in the legal market.’

‘A great firm with top-level professionals.’

‘Jorge del Castillo is a great tax expert, very proactive and with years of experience in the transactional sector.’

‘It is a very complete team that covers all the needs of the area that an estate may require from a tax and fiscal point of view.’

‘Its diverse practices maintain a high level of experience, sophistication and professionalism.’

‘All the partners I work with know my companies perfectly, always giving me the best solution to my matters with maximum professionalism and speed.’

‘They have a personalised treatment with good follow-up of the issues, and they give me confidence.’

‘Always present creative and very effective solutions to my issues, seeking the best long-term strategy.’

Key clients

Ernesto Ventos, S.A.

Lear European Holding, S.L.


Axon Partners Group, S.A.

Carglass, S.L.

Papa John’s Spain

Eden Springs España, S.A.

Columna Capital LLP.

Swarovski Iberica, S.L.

Zetland Capital Partners LLP

Work highlights

  • Advises PJ PIZZERÍAS, S.L. on all its day-to-day tax matters.
  • Advised Swarovski Iberica, S.A. on all the tax-related matters of its Spanish subsidiary, as well as in specific projects such as the implementation of transfer pricing policies.
  • Advised Axon Partners Group, S.A. on two different venture capital transactions that resulted in Axon acquiring a substantial interest in the Spanish entities Dogfy Diet and Metricool.

Spain > Dispute resolution

Cases & Lacambra Abogados SLP stands out for its track record in banking and financial litigation; Barcelona-based banking litigation and consumer protection expert Jose Piñeiro and civil and commercial litigation partner Fabio Virzi in Madrid are the names to note.

Cases & Lacambra is a client focused international law firm, with a deep commitment to offering the best comprehensive advice in business law. The firm, with a presence in Europe and America, has a highly tested track record in complex transactions involving the financial sector, special situations, financial markets regulations, cross-border disputes and transactions with a relevant tax sensibility.

Our advice focuses on providing bespoke solutions to our clients, who include financial institutions, investment service companies, investment funds, family offices, business conglomerates and high-net-worth individuals.

Cases & Lacambra’s teams are high-profile, committed to excellence and cross-border oriented.

Cases & Lacambra was founded with the ambition to be the first Spanish and Andorran law firm to provide legal tailor made services designed to fulfill private client and financial institutions needs. We are the forerunners of the high-end law firms who are based on truly specialization, the expertise of the teams, innovative and flexible organization, efficient services, cutting edge technology, confidence and loyalty to clients.

Therefore in transactional operations, as in recurrent advice or punctual queries, the firm is committed to the highest standard of client care that can be expected. We provide advice to our clients understanding their commercial threats, opportunities and goals. Our aim is to provide a long lasting client relationship with a very careful client selection among their different business areas.

Our team of lawyers have extensive experience in their fields of expertise and has been carefully selected from the most reputed international law schools.  Our structure and approach is intended to attract the most talented and entrepreneurial lawyers which enables us to achieve excellent results for our clients in complex and critical matters.

Department Name Email Telephone
Co-Managing Partner. Head of Banking&Finance group Miguel Cases
Co-Managing Partner. Head of Tax Group Ernesto Lacambra
IBA (International Bar Association)
ICC Fraudnet

Cases&Lacambra is a Client focused international law firm, with a deep commitment to offer the best comprehensive advice in business law. Our lawyers have international exposure and are present in major international legal venues such as the IBA/IFA forums. 

Additionally, during 2018 the Andorran office became a member of the asset recovery network ICC Fraudnet and has helped the Andorran Chamber of Commerce to develop the Andorran Arbitration Tribunal.  

We believe our Firm and its lawyers have unparalleled experience in their fields of practice in comparison with their local competitors that do not have presence in the EU or the U.S.  


International Desk 

  • Eastern Europe and Turkish Desk: The Eastern European, Russian and Turkish Desk, maintains a close link, in matters related to Real Estate foreign investment, with the main locations and markets which are investing in Spain in the Real Estate sector from EEC region. In this sense, Mr. Tienda has a large expertise practicing in the region for more than 10 years, always in relation with Foreign investment and Real Estate towards Spain and from Spain to EEC. The members of the Desk have a wide professional cross-border experience in this sector, working closely and in collaboration with the most relevant local firms of undisputed prestige in this field. 
  • Financial Centers Desk: The Financial Centers Desk, maintains a close link, in matters regarding banking and finance law, with the main locations that are currently leading this sector in the world like London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore or Frankfurt, among others. In this sense, Cases & Lacambra, through this Desk, assesses any Clients that have interests in any of those jurisdictions and which may be also linked to Spain or Andorra. The members of this Desk have a wide professional cross-border experience in this sector, practising regularly in most of the main world financial centers, as well as maintaining a close collaboration with the most relevant local firms of undisputed prestige in this field. 
  • Latin America Desk: From our Miami office, our firm coordinates and advises Spanish interests in Latin America and, at the same time, channels the legal and tax advice of relevant Latin American companies, family offices and financial players towards Spain and Andorra. Our lawyers assist our Clients, Spanish and foreigners, establishing Spain as an investment hub towards Latin America. Cases & Lacambra regularly works with some of the main law firms in different jurisdictions, which allows a full advice, taking in consideration the particularity of each jurisdiction and the specific area of law, identifying the best and most suitable professionals for each situation. 
  • Middle East Desk: Cases & Lacambra is a reference advising investment transactions between Spain and the Middle East.  The inbound and outbound investment opportunities between Spain and Middle East are growing rapidly. In this sense, an increasing number of companies from Middle East have increased their interests in the Spanish market, likewise, the Spanish interests towards the Middle East region is significantly increasing. Cases & Lacambra launched the Middle East Desk to support the business interests between the regions and provides a tailor-made legal advice to the cross-border transactions.  Our professionals of the Middle East Desk have an extended expertise in the region as they have practised, during several years, in many jurisdictions that integrate this Desk. They have advised in large number of transactions which have allowed them to acquire the necessary skills to understand and learn the local know-how. On-going legal advice to Jordan high-net worth individuals. Speaker at seminars of doing business in the Middle East (i.e. UAE).