Mr Miguel Cases > Cases&Lacambra > Barcelona, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Cases&Lacambra
AVENIDA PAU CASALS 22
080021 BARCELONA
Spain

Work Department

He leads Banking & Finance Group of the Firm and is qualified to practice both in Spain and the Principality of Andorra.

Position

Co-managing partner

Career

Miguel Cases is the co-managing partner of Cases&Lacambra. He leads Banking & Finance Group of the Firm and is qualified to practice both in Spain and the Principality of Andorra.

He has extensive experience advising credit institutions and investment services firms, acting regularly as the key legal counsel for major national and international financial institutions, public administrations and both public and private investment funds in the structuring of financial transactions, derivatives, financial sector reorganization M&A deals and special situations. In the latter topics he has participated in several of the most cutting edge transactions in both Spain and Principality of Andorra in the past years.

His practice includes the regulation of the financial sector where he is an expert in the legal framework and regulatory environment applicable to entities subject to prudential supervision, especially those rendering financial and investment services. Furthermore, his practice extends to special situations and turmoiled entities.

Miguel also acts as an advisor for corporations, family offices and private investors that trust on his knowledge of the financial sector to structure and define the legal risks inherent to their investments. He is also an expert in cross-border asset recovery matters and has acted as arbitrator in finance-related matter.

Before founding Cases & Lacambra, Miguel developed his career in the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks “CECA”, “la Caixa” (now Caixabank) and Cuatrecasas.

He is a regular lecturer in international business schools in his specialty areas and in particular financial instruments that simulate a replicate cash flows, has participated in the drafting of standards for master netting agreements, in the regulation of netting and financial guarantees and in multiple regulations of the financial sector.

Languages

Catalan, Spanish, English and French.

Memberships

Member of the Andorran Bar Association

Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

Member of the International Bar Association

Member of the Spanish Arbitrators Club

Education

Law Degree and Master in Law
Specialty in Business Law ESADE Law School 

Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Specialty in Finance ESADE Business School

International Law Diplomat
Catholic University of Leuven

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Banking and finance

Advising on special situations, the financial sector and financial markets regulation, Cases&Lacambra also handles cross-border disputes in the sector. The firm has experience acting for foreign financial institutions in multi-jurisdictional deals with local entities in derivatives and structured products. Managing partner Miguel Cases is qualified to practice in Spain and Andorra. He co-leads the team with Toni Barios, who advises on a range of domestic and international financing and debt restructuring transactions, including bilateral and syndicated matters. The firm’s Madrid office was strengthened by the 2020 addition of financial and energy markets expert Ignacio Ramos, while Laura Nieto was appointed partner in the Andorra office in 2021.