Jaime Velázquez > Clifford Chance > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance
PASEO DE LA CASTELLANA 110
28046 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Jaime Velázquez specialises in M&A and corporate finance, mainly focused in regulated sectors such as financial, infrastructure, telecoms or energy sectors. Jaime has been the Legal Counsel for the Spanish Inland Revenue in Cataluña, Secretary of the Board of Directors and Legal Counsel for the State-owned Bank (ICO), Secretary of the Board of Directors of a private equity house (Axis S.G.E.C.R., S.A.) and General Secretary and Secretary of the Board of the Telecommunications Market Commission. Jaime leads the Clifford Chance Industrial and Financial Institutions groups in Spain.

Education

Universidad de Extremadura (Law) 1992

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Insurance

Clifford Chance has established a prominent insurance and reinsurance practice through its involvement in high-profile and high-value transactions in the sector. Recent highlights included its advice to CaixaBank, Bankia and Abanca on the sale of a controlling interest in Spanish insurer CASER following a competitive auction process; Jaime Velázquez led the team. The team can also be found regularly advising on cross-border transactions, collaborating with colleagues in other offices in the firm’s international network where needed. Dispute resolution expert Fernando Irurzun and associate Juan Valcárcel are also key contacts.

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Jaime VelázquezClifford Chance

Clifford Chance, a Magic Circle firm with offices in both Madrid and Barcelona, is active across a broad range of industries, having handled standout deals in the sports, telecoms, energy, healthcare, finance and pharmaceutical sectors. The group has recently witnessed a couple of noteworthy developments, namely Luis Alonso’s promotion to practice head and the appointment of Javier Amantegui as leader of the firm’s European financial investors practice. Former practice head Javier García de Enterría remains active in the team as an of counsel, and the department is also able to leverage the considerable experience of Jaime Velázquez, managing partner of the firm’s Spain operations. Beyond the partner level, senior associate Pablo Murcia has been particularly active in the department’s recent workload, which encompasses multi-jurisdictional M&A, public takeovers, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance and general commercial matters.