Óscar Franco > Latham & Watkins LLP > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
Plaza de la Independencia, 6
Madrid 28001

Work Department

Litigation & Trial


Óscar Franco is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Madrid office and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Franco has extensive experience advising clients on complex, high-profile disputes, including commercial litigation and international arbitration proceedings, as well as restructuring and insolvency matters.


Spanish and English

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Dispute resolution

Major private equity houses and investment funds turn to Latham & Watkins LLP‘s Madrid-based team for assistance in high-value disputes concerning their portfolio companies in Spain and the acquisition of loan portfolios, respectively. Commercial litigation involving contracts and other agreements is also a mainstay for the team, which is also active in arbitration. Practice head Óscar Franco is noted for his ‘agility in solutions‘, ‘precision in diagnosis‘ and ‘incredible ease of negotiating with counterparties‘. He is supported by associate Roberto Muñoz, who is quickly gaining experience in domestic and cross-border disputes.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

Latham & Watkins LLP‘s practice stands out for its strength in cross-border restructurings, acting alongside the firm’s international offices on a number of high-profile recent transactions. The team, which assists a wide range of creditors, debtors and investors, is also active in complex debt refinancings, distressed M&A and insolvency litigation. Practice head Pedro de Rojas is a highly regarded practitioner, with an excellent track record in handling multi-jurisdictional restructurings. Ignacio Gómez-Sancha has expertise in advising listed companies on restructurings, Fernando Colomina handles the financing side of complex restructurings, and Óscar Franco is a specialist in insolvency litigation.