Mr Juan Ignacio Fernández Aguado > CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo
28004 MADRID

Work Department

Dispute Resolution | Restructuring & Insolvency





Juan Ignacio Fernández Aguado is a Partner of the Dispute Resolution department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He has extensive experience in civil and commercial procedural law, bankruptcy law, economic criminal procedure law and litigation-administrative procedural law. In addition, he is an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce of Madrid.


Spanish, English


Madrid Bar Association.


  • 1997 – Doctorate courses, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (Spain).
  • 1993 – Corporate Legal Counsel, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (Spain).
  • 1993 – Graduate of Law, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (Spain).

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Dispute resolution

The sizeable dispute resolution team at CMS is ‘capable of providing complete and multidisciplinary advice‘ in the context of a broad range of cases. Banking litigation is a key area of activity for the practice, which attracts instructions from major financial institutions operating in Spain. The team also counts IBEX 35 and international companies from varied sectors among its clients. In a significant case in the EU audio-visual market, the team secured a victory for Atresmedia before the European Court of Justice and the Spanish Supreme Court in a case concerning copyright and neighbouring rights. Carlos Aguilar is ‘a brilliant specialist in criminal law‘, and Luis Javier Vidal is ‘commercially brilliant and hard-working‘. Jorge Sánchez has notable expertise in public law and dispute resolution, and maintains a particular focus on the telecoms sector, and Juan Ignacio Fernández Aguado balances a busy practice covering civil and commercial litigation, bankruptcy proceedings and economic criminal law.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo specialises in insolvency matters and acts in many high-profile proceedings in the Spanish market, however the team also has expertise in handling debt restructurings and refinancings and distressed transactions. The team represents both debtors and creditors in restructuring and insolvency mandates; the client base includes major domestic and international banks and infrastructure concessionaires. Juan Ignacio Fernández Aguado, who is highly regarded for his expertise in insolvency litigation, leads the practice, supported by senior associate Elisa Martín Moreno.