Firm Profile > Cases&Lacambra > Barcelona, Spain


Real estate and construction Tier 5

Cases&Lacambra is known for its 'market knowledge, efficiency and solution-driven approach’, as well as its ‘complete alignment with clients'. The firm focuses on transactional matters, advising foreign investors on acquisitions, sales and urban planning matters. The practice also has expertise in licensing and planning. Daniel Tienda leads the team and specialises in advising institutional investors on real estate transactions in Spain.

Practice head(s):


‘The team at Cases & Lacambra excels in legal professionalism, strong product knowledge and understanding of the market’

‘Their proactive thinking alongside their clients makes C & L our go-to legal partner in Spain’

‘A thorough and in-depth knowledge of both real estate and the legal solutions available’

‘Special mention to Daniel Tienda Gonzalez, who is a trusted and much appreciated long-term partner’

‘Direct involvement of the partners from beginning to end’

‘Detailed analysis of the red flags and potential solutions, which facilitates the operation’

‘Commitment of the junior team’

‘Professionalism and commitment to the client and the operation’

Key clients

Merced Capital, Ltd

Futureal Group


Cordillera Wealth Management

Fp Capital Luxembourg, S.A.R.L.

Inversiones Financieras Inpoint, S.L.

Urbania International Investments, S.L.

Arcano Wealth Advisors

Tax Tier 5

Cases&Lacambra's tax team, which is praised as 'international in outlook', 'co-operative' and 'proactive', has a particular focus on private clients and family businesses. A distinguishing feature is the firm's focus on advising high-net-worth individuals from the Middle East and Latin America, thanks to its expertise in cross-border tax work as well as the Spanish tax landscape. Team head Ernesto Lacambra also lends his 'great business acumen' to high-value multi-jurisdictional tax work in the financial and real estate sectors; he advised Fiscalter Inversiones 2013 on its €120m acquisition of a flagship building in Barcelona.

Practice head(s):


Ernesto Lacambra is independent, professional and engaging.’

The small, intimate practice means that clients have access to the partners and receive an excellent bespoke service. The team is willing to go the extra mile and works hard to provide a smooth process for clients rather than sticking strictly to purely legal tasks. The partners are able to converse in English, which makes it easier to work with them.’

‘David Navarro has provided excellent service, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of Spain’s complex tax environment and providing practical, useful advice.’

The team has proved to have a great understanding of our needs and has always delivered insightful and meticulous work in a very timely and effective manner.’

‘Ernesto Lacambra manages his team brilliantly and knows how to identify the associates’ best skills and direct their efforts towards ensuring quality work. Furthermore, he has a great understanding of our business and his knowledge of tax law is outstanding.’

The Cases & Lacambra team is extremely helpful, friendly, co-operative and proactive in looking for solutions for their clients.’

Cases & Lacambra has the client’s ultimate goals in mind, therefore always achieving the best possible outcome in each situation. The tax practice contains a responsive and dedicated team with great knowledge of the Spanish tax law.’

‘Ernesto Lacambra is insightful, determined and has great business acumen, which he showcases by anticipating the circumstances that might arise and tackling difficulties in the most efficient manner. His knowledge and care for clients is remarkable.

The team is prepared and experienced, but at the same time flexible and operational.’

Key clients

Fiscalter Inversiones 2013



Arcano Wealth Advisors

Gestión de Activos y Valores

Forza Seguridad

Safety Tax Free


Kursal Deals

Urbania International

Banking and finance Tier 7

Experienced in funds and acting primarily on the lender side, Cases&Lacambra is a 'true boutique of banking and finance law' and is known for advice on real estate financing. The firm is particularly adept in multi-jurisdictional issues, advising foreign investors in a range of financing transactions. Managing partner Miguel Cases specialises in representing credit institutions and investment services firms, as well as in regulation related to the field. He co-leads the team with Toni Barios, who focuses on financing and debt restructuring.

Practice head(s):


‘It is a young office but composed of professionals with a lot of experience in the sector’

‘The practice is characterised by a deep and high-level knowledge of the derivative instruments. Their level of service is exceptional’

‘Miguel Cases, Toni Barios and Araceli Leyva should be highlighted. They are creative people who come up with tailor-made solutions’

‘The involvement of the partners both in the drafting of the contracts and in the structure of the creativity of the operations and documentation’

‘This is a very competent and multi-disciplinary team, with a vocation for service and professionalism’

‘Toni Barios is an excellent professional, who has extensive knowledge and experience in the area’

‘It has an excellent relationship with the client, detecting their needs and always providing a satisfactory solution for their convenience’

‘Adaptation to customer needs, proximity of the partners’

Key clients

Merced Capital Ltd

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 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, that include financial institutions, investment services companies, investment funds, family offices, business conglomerates and high net worth individuals.

Cases & Lacambra 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 has 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 that enable 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
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Marc Ambrós  photo Mr Marc Ambrós Partner.
Mr Toni Barios  photo Mr Toni Barios Partner.
Mr Miguel Cases  photo Mr Miguel Cases Co-managing partner
Mr Pablo Echenique  photo Mr Pablo Echenique Partner.
Mr Ernesto Lacambra  photo Mr Ernesto Lacambra Co-managing partner
Ms Araceli Leyva  photo Ms Araceli Leyva Of Ocunsel.
Mr David Navarro  photo Mr David Navarro Partner.
Mr Lucas Palomar  photo Mr Lucas Palomar Partner.
Mr Jose Piñeiro  photo Mr Jose Piñeiro Partner.
Mr Bojan Radovanovic  photo Mr Bojan Radovanovic Partner.
 Ignacio Ramos  photo Ignacio Ramos Partner.
Mr Daniel Tienda  photo Mr Daniel Tienda Partner
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