Firm Profile > Squire Patton Boggs > Madrid, Spain

Squire Patton Boggs
PLAZA MARQUÉS DE SALAMANCA, 3/4
28006 MADRID
Spain

Employment Tier 4

Squire Patton Boggs fields an employment team that, in conjunction with the firm's offices around Europe, acts for multinational clients in various industries on advisory, transactional and contentious employment matters. Litigation is a standout strength, particularly in disputes involving senior executive terminations, as well as immigration issues. Ignacio Regojo heads the team, with support from director Juan Nasarre.

Practice head(s):

Ignacio Regojo

Other key lawyers:

Juan Nasarre

Testimonials

‘The team is very responsive and gives clear, practical answers which make complicated matters seem simple.’

Key clients

Motionpoint

Arco

American Airlines

Bacardi

Projects and energy Tier 4

Squire Patton Boggs stands out for its project finance offering, where the team acts for a range of sponsors, lenders and borrowers. Its international network and experience makes it well suited to cross-border work, though it is also focusing on domestic renewables projects. Energy and finance specialist Manuel Mingot is well regarded. Project finance partner Antonio Cañadas and administrative law expert Jesús Avezuela are other key figures in the department.

Practice head(s):

Manuel Mingot; Antonio Cañadas; Tomas Cerdan

Other key lawyers:

Jesús Avezuela; Antón Ramil

Testimonials

‘Manuel Mingot is recommended.’

Key clients

GRUPO IBEREÓLICA, S.L.

SOLARIA ENERGÍA Y MEDIOAMBIENTE, S.A.

EDF TRADING LIMITED

EIFFEL INVESTMENT GROUP

ESPARITY SOLAR UK (HOLDINGS) Ltd.

ACCIONA ENERGÍA INTERNACIONAL, S.A.

OBRASCÓN HUARTE LAIN (OHL)

NEXTERA ENERGY SERVICES

Real estate and construction Tier 5

The ‘well trainedSquire Patton Boggs team receives praise for its 'timely responses, precise instructions and proactive follow ups’. The firm provides 'quality of care, versatility of coverage, knowledge and response times’ in a range of real estate matters, including due diligence, joint ventures, financing, purchase and sale, construction, development and letting. The group’s experience covers the key areas of retail, hospitality and office buildings. Practice head Ramón Castilla brings expertise in the purchase and sale of real estate assets, as well as corporate and commercial law.

Practice head(s):

Ramón Castilla

Other key lawyers:

Cristina Fernandez; Alfonso Lopez; Teresa García; Antonio Fernandez Rodriguez

Testimonials

‘The plus that makes them stand out is the trust they generate in the client that they look out for their interests. They are involved in understanding the client’s situation, both legal and business, and they try to give their recommendation adapted to each situation. As a partner I would highlight Ramón Castilla and as an associate Teresa García.’

The team has been very diligent in all the tasks that have been entrusted to them, being the agile, convincing and quality responses.’

Its closeness, reactivity and helpfulness. They are part of your company, like an in-house attorney. They understand the business and make the project possible within the legal parameters, looking for alternative solutions.’

In my opinion one of the best law firms we have worked with. Availability, speed, reliability and knowledge of the market in which we operate make this firm our benchmark in these matters.’

‘Both Mr. Ramon Castilla and Mr. Antonio Fernandez Rodriguez are always involved to the fullest in the matters we deal with. Its availability and its reactivity make the information / decision to be made with the maximum speed. it is a pleasure to work with lawyers like them.’

‘Cristina Fernandez, Associate and Alfonso Lopez, Partner, are professionals in their field, knowing what needs to be done, and delivering it in a precise manner. ’

Key clients

Pan American Energy

Solaria

Live Nation

Ticketmaster

Inversiones Gasolgest

Maydon Inversiones

Hotel Palacio de Luchana

Westmont Hospitality Group

Kennedy Wilson

Kronos Investments Group

Princeton Investments

INTU

Dazia Capital

Activum Capital

Mitiska Reim

Frey

Tecnofly Group

Lar España Real Estate Socimi

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

Natwest Markets Bank

Helios Group

Sambil

Acquamarina

Decathlon

Kiabi

Leroy Merlin

Garcia de la Cruz

Arborea Interbird, SL

Innology Ventures, SL

Nicodan

Banking and finance Tier 7

Known for its expertise in debt refinancing and loan workouts, Squire Patton Boggs acts for local and international banks, as well as debt funds, in a range of issues. The firm also advises on direct lending and asset-based lending matters, including cross-border, pan-European receivables purchases and factoring transactions. The team is co-led by Manuel Mingot, who is experienced in advising banks, debt funds, sponsors and developers; corporate finance specialist Antonio Cañadas; and UK-based Tomas Cerdan, who assists Spanish corporates in financing transactions governed by English law.

Practice head(s):

Manuel Mingot; Antonio Cañadas; Tomas Cerdan

Testimonials

‘SPB provides ongoing comprehensive local Spanish law advice (including tax) in the context of pan European factoring Programmes.’

‘SPB provides high calibre legal advice conforming to the highest standards which we feel comfortable relying on.’

Key clients

BBVA

HIG CAPITAL and HIG Whitehorse

PNC Bank, N.A.

BANCO SABADELL

BANKIA

RAIFFEISEN BANK

HYPERION MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGY Inc.

APOLLO MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL

BNP COMMERCIAL FINANCE

The firm: Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

The firm gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially-focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables the firm to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, the firm has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Squire Patton Boggs advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

Department Name Email Telephone
Aerospace, defence and government services
Automotive
Aviation
Brands and consumer products
Business immigration
Chemicals
Communications
Competition – antitrust
Construction and engineering
Corporate
Data privacy and cybersecurity
Energy and natural resources
Environmental, safety and health
Financial services
Government investigations and white-collar
Healthcare
Hospitality and leisure
Industrial products
Infrastructure
Institutional investors
Intellectual property and technology
International dispute resolution
International trade
Labour and employment
Latin America
Life sciences
Litigation
Media and advertising
Pensions
Private investment funds
Public and infrastructure finance
Public policy
Real estate
Restructuring and insolvency
Retail
Sports and entertainment
Tax credit finance and community development
Tax strategy and benefits
Transportation, shipping and logistics
Contact : Mark Ruehlmann (chairman/global CEO)
Contact : Rafael Alonso (managing partner)
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Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

Squire Patton Boggs gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

Squire Patton Boggs offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. The firm’s robust and open culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

The firm advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

Department Name Email Telephone
Chair/Global CEO Mark J. Ruehlmann