Firm Profile > Jones Day > Madrid , Spain

Jones Day
PASEO DE RECOLETOS 37-41
PLANTA 5a
28004 MADRID
Spain

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Jones Day covers the full range of corporate and M&A work. A recent joint venture example is advising CBRE Global Investors on joining forces with Montepino Logística to develop a portfolio of assets. Miguel Bermúdez de Castro led the advice on that matter and also assisted building material producer Mapei with acquiring chemical company Tecnopol Sistemas. Practice head Federico Merino and Manuel Vara Varea are also recommended.

Projects and energy Tier 2

Jones Day has particular experience in finance-related matters in the sector, with a speciality in capital intensive infrastructure and energy projects, as well as in regulatory work. The multi-disciplinary team is led by Fernando Lillo, Javier López Antón, Raimundo Ortega and Mercedes Fernández. In recent highlights, the practice advised BBVA on the refinancing of the construction, start-up and operation of a solar plant in Toledo, and represented unmanned petrol stations company Cooperativas Agroalimentarias de España, in an appeal against various regional regulations requiring all petrol stations to be manned. Other key clients include Nuevo Hospital de Toledo, CaixaBank and Energya.

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Mercedes Fernández leads the team at Jones Day and has particular experience in disputes in the construction and energy sectors. The group focuses on complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional matters. In recent work, it defended Acciona Windpower and Acciona Windpower Brazil in a dispute concerning the potential damages caused by the clients’ intervention in the production of concrete towers by Inneo Torres et al. The firm is also acting for CCAE, a key name in the unmanned petrol stations market in Spain, in an appeal against regional regulations that require all petrol stations to be manned in order to protect consumers.

Private equity Tier 3

Jones Day receives a steady flow of private equity instructions through its international network. Recent work includes assisting CVC Capital Partners with the acquisition of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' women’s health assets. Federico Merino and of counsel Beatriz Píriz are particularly active.

White-collar crime Tier 3

Jones Day regularly represents companies and individuals in proceedings related to economic and financial crimes. For example, it defended three of the 65 accused individuals in the Caja Madrid Black Cards case, which concerned the alleged misuse of company credit cards. José Bonilla and associate Berta Viqueira Sierra are recommended.

Banking and finance Tier 4

Jones Day's banking and finance team 'always delivers': it is 'responsive, to the point and well coordinated'. Work highlights included assisting Finacity and ING Bank with a trade receivables securitisation facility for Ferroglobe, and advising Bankia, Banco Santander and CaixaBank on a term loan granted to Isolux Corsán. Javier López Antón has an 'acute business sense' and is 'highly dedicated', and Fernando Lillo 'goes out of his way to find a solution'. 'Hard-working' senior associate Sergio Cires shows 'excellent efficiency and commitment'. Andrés Lorrio and of counsel Vanessa Armas are also recommended.

Intellectual property: Copyright Tier 4

Jones Day's Marta Delgado Echevarría is the key name. The group handles copyright matters for multinational clients.

Intellectual property: Trade marks Tier 4

Jones Day’s IP team handles a wide range of work for domestic and international corporations. Marta Delgado Echevarría is the key name.

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Jones Day recently advised CBRE Global Investment Partners on its formation of a joint venture with Montepino to acquire and develop a portfolio of prime assets in Madrid, Zaragoza and Guadalajara. Victor Cosarrubios and Luis Jiménez-Diaz are noted.

EU and competition Tier 5

Jones Day specialises in multi-jurisdictional cartel and merger work for clients including IBM, Cintra and Energya. Specialist in competition and energy law Raimundo Ortega Bueno leads the practice with Marta Delgado Echevarría, who is experienced in cartel cases and merger filings. In a recent highlight, the team is representing Cooperativas Agroalimentarias de España, a major player in the unmanned petrol stations market, in an appeal against various regional regulations that require all petrol stations to be manned.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate transactions, M&A Federico Merino
Corporate transactions, M&A Miguel Bermúdez de Castro
Corporate transactions, M&A Manuel Vara
Arbitration and litigation Mercedes Fernández
Banking and finance Andrés Lorrio
Banking and finance Javier López Antón
Banking and finance Vanessa Armas
Private equity Federico Merino
EU and competition Raimundo Ortega
EU and competition Marta Delgado
Energy Raimundo Ortega
Energy Vanessa Armas
TMT Paloma Bru
Cybersecurity, privacy and data protection Paloma Bru
Intellectual property Marta Delgado
Investigations and white-collar José Bonilla
Labour Jesús Gimeno
Real estate Víctor Casarrubios
Real estate Luis Jiménez-Díaz
Tax Pablo Baschwitz
Tax Carlos Albiñana
Regulatory Paloma Bru
Regulatory Raimundo Ortega
Business restructuring and reorganisation Juan Ferré
Projects and infrastructure Javier López Antón
Projects and infrastructure Fernando Lillo
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Vanessa Armas Molina  photo Mrs Vanessa Armas Molina
Mr Pablo Baschwitz  photo Mr Pablo Baschwitz
Mr Miguel Bermúdez de Castro  photo Mr Miguel Bermúdez de Castro
Ms Paloma Bru Arce  photo Ms Paloma Bru Arce
Mr Víctor Casarrubios  photo Mr Víctor Casarrubios
Ms Marta Delgado Echevarría  photo Ms Marta Delgado Echevarría
Mrs Mercedes Fernández  photo Mrs Mercedes Fernández
Mr Juan Ferré  photo Mr Juan Ferré
Mr Federico Merino  photo Mr Federico Merino
Mr Raimundo Ortega Bueno  photo Mr Raimundo Ortega Bueno
Mr Richard P Puttré  photo Mr Richard P Puttré
Mr Luis Riesgo  photo Mr Luis Riesgo
Mr Manuel Vara Varea  photo Mr Manuel Vara Varea
Number of lawyers : 2,500+
at this office : 45
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