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

Clifford Chance
28046 MADRID

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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.


Universidad de Extremadura (Law) 1992

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Insurance

The insurance department at Clifford Chance advises major pension funds, banks, insurance brokers and distributors on the full array of contentious, regulatory and corporate matters. The team is particularly adept in multi-jurisdictional insurance and reinsurance corporate transactions, and closely collaborates with the firm’s antitrust, M&A and real estate departments, among others, to assist insurance clients. Jaime Velázquez is well versed in corporate governance and M&A in the energy, telecoms and financial sectors, and leads the team with senior associate Miguel Barredo. Associate Juan Valcárcel often advises on insurance undertakings in joint ventures, bancassurance agreements and portfolio transfers.

Spain > Environment

A one-stop shop for projects, the team at Clifford Chance advises clients on all aspects of environmental law. The firm is well versed in project financing, transactional work and M&A, and often advises its clients on the complex environmental aspects of commercial and property transactions, renewable energy projects and sustainable financing. Public law specialist Jaime Almenar heads the team, while Jaime Velázquez is noted for his expertise in M&A and corporate law. Senior associate Clara Alcaraz leads the firm’s Clean Hydrogen Taskforce and is actively involved in the environmental practice.

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Jaime VelázquezClifford Chance

One of the illustrious Magic Circle firms, Clifford Chance is routinely involved in heavyweight transactions throughout the telecoms, energy, infrastructure, financial services, sports, entertainment and media sectors. The seven-partner team is spearheaded by Luis Alonso who holds the distinction of having overseen the creation of the proposed and highly-publicised football competition, The Super League; he operates across M&A, takeover, joint venture and corporate finance transactions and is supported by Jaime Velázquez who is a formidable name on both the transactional and corporate governance fronts, honing his focus on highly regulated industries. Javier Amantegui provides the group with expertise in LBO transactions, meanwhile consultant Javier García De Enterría is a seasoned name for takeover bids and corporate restructurings. Elsewhere, Guillermo Guardia is a standout name in the Barcelona market with both transactional and finance capabilities and the team is also home to two promising counsels in the form of Pablo Murcia and Javier Hermosilla, both of whom have played an active role in several market leading deals of late. Clients also recommend senior associate Miguel BarredoJorge Martín is no longer at the firm.