Firm Profile > BROSETA Abogados > Madrid, Spain

BROSETA Abogados
28001 MADRID

Banking and finance Tier 3

The 'responsive and proactiveBROSETA Abogados offers 'top-level advice at a reasonable cost'. It advised funds managed by Oaktree Capital on the acquisition of a secured NPL portfolio from Banco Sabadell with an outstanding balance in excess of €1bn. The 'smart, proactive and experiencedAntonio Navarro leads the team. Now head of the banking and finance practice in Madrid, Carlos Gutiérrez joined from Baker McKenzie in January 2018.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

BROSETA Abogados regularly handles mid-sized deals such as advising car park operator Parkia on the €25m acquisition of Laoconte Operaciones from Liberbank. Another highlight was assisting Habock Aviation with the acquisition of Sociedad Aeronáutica Peninsular. Julio Veloso is recommended, and Joaquín Giráldez and Carlos Ochoa joined the partnership.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

BROSETA Abogados' area of expertise is in the financial services sector, particularly banking litigation. The ‘cohesive team’ is led by Patricia Gualde and ‘stands out for its professional excellence and availability’. The department was also recently strengthened by the arrival of senior adviser José Manuel Otero from legacy firm Otero Lastres, he specialises in intellectual property law and related disputes. The ‘very knowledgeable’ practice is handling over 1,000 judicial claims for Bankinter related to the nullity of multi-currency mortgages, as well as representing Mapfre Group in proceedings initiated by insured clients, regarding life and health insurance contracts.

Public law Tier 4

BROSETA Abogados' Valencia-based public law department is experienced in handling urban planning matters, an area in which it advises Sareb and several building material manufacturers such as Coemac. Rosa Vidal heads the group.

Private equity Tier 5

BROSETA Abogados recently advised several corporates being taken over by private equity funds. Julio Veloso is recommended.

Projects and energy Tier 5

The multi-disciplinary team at BROSETA Abogados has particular experience in alternative energy projects, focused on solar, wind, waste-to-energy and cogeneration. Practice head Rosa Vidal specialises in administrative contracts and renewable energy regulation. Her team is advising Santander and Grupo Ibereolica on the financing of a substation in Zamora, as well as acting for BP Oil España in a damages claim against the state legislator, relating to new renewable energy regulations approved in Spain. Other key clients include Vector Cuatro, Sica Desarrollos and Juwi Energías Renovables.


The firm

Founded in 1975 by the chaired professor in commercial law and councillor of state Manuel Broseta Pont, BROSETA is a benchmark firm in the legal sector characterised by its involvement and commitment to the quality and excellence of the service provided to the client.

With offices in Madrid, Valencia, Zurich and Lisbon, BROSETA furthermore leads an alliance of legal firms in Latin America, and the firm has developed a broad international network of collaborators to ensure optimum service and offer comprehensive solutions for the needs of its clients in an increasingly competitive and interconnected world.

Since its inception BROSETA has been characterised by a deeply rooted involvement in entrepreneurial spheres and it has a broad knowledge of institutional operations in its various areas of operation.

With the leadership of the current senior partner Manuel Broseta Dupré, the firm increased its workforce from five people at the beginning of the 1990s to the almost 200 professionals today, and the more than 400 that make up the BROSETA Group. Manuel has himself been responsible for this growth, and for the consolidation of the firm as one of the leading law firms in Spain.

Today the firm comprises a team of more than 120 specialised lawyers who offer legal consultancy work in the main legal areas, and has performed transactions in more than 35 countries worldwide.

Areas of practice

The BROSETA portfolio of services covers a broad spectrum of the needs of companies, institutions and individuals, continuously including any new areas of expertise observed by the firm as a result of changes in legislation or trends.


Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative and public law Rosa Vidal
Administrative and public law Rosa Sanz
Banking and finance Antonio J Navarro
Banking and finance Miguel Navarro
Bankruptcy, litigation and arbitration Patricia Gualde
Bankruptcy, litigation and arbitration Alfonso Carrillo
Competition and EU Luis Berenguer
Competition and EU Carlos Vérgez
Corporate, commercial and M&A Julio Veloso
Corporate, commercial and M&A Alejandro Ríos
Employment José Manuel Copa
Employment Isabel Merenciano
Family offices Alejandro Ríos
Family offices Carmen March
IP, IT and life sciences Miguel Geijo
Private equity Julio Veloso
Private equity Javier Morera
Procedural, litigation and arbitration Patricia Gualde
Procedural, litigation and arbitration Alfonso Carrillo
Real estate María Luisa Guardo
Tax Carlos Diéguez
Tax Enrique Beaus
Wealth management Javier Morera
Wealth management Luis Trigo
White-collar crime Abraham Castro
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Manuel Broseta  photo Mr Manuel Broseta
Mr Carlos Diéguez  photo Mr Carlos Diéguez
Mrs Patricia Gualde  photo Mrs Patricia Gualde
Mrs Carmen March  photo Mrs Carmen March
Mrs Isabel Merenciano  photo Mrs Isabel Merenciano
Mr Javier Morera  photo Mr Javier Morera
Mr Alejandro Ríos  photo Mr Alejandro Ríos
Mr Luis Trigo  photo Mr Luis Trigo
Ms Rosa Vidal  photo Ms Rosa Vidal
Number of lawyers : 120
at this office : 65
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Other offices : Lisbon
Other offices : Valencia
Other offices : Zurich