Roberto Tojo > Dentons > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
Paseo de la Castellana, 53 8ª
28046 Madrid
Spain

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Roberto Tojo is a partner and head of the Real Estate practice in Spain. He is based in the Madrid office. A skilled negotiator, he has supported clients in many of the most important real estate deals and financings in the Spanish market.

He has 20 years of experience advising developers, investors and funds on complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions and divestments, sale and leaseback transactions, leases and construction contracts. He also advises clients on real estate and infrastructure financing, and servicing agreements in connection with different types of assets (residential, offices, shopping centers, hotel, industrial).

Experience

  • Bank:  Advising on the €1,2 billion acquisition of a company that owns 22 logistics warehouses. This was among the most important transactions in the logistics market in Spain of 2021.
  • Real Estate company: Advising on the €425 million sale of a logistics portfolio – one of the most important transactions in the Spanish logistics market in 2019.
  • Global investment management company: Advising on the €120 million sale of an office complex in Barcelona to a Spanish real estate fund manager.
  • Major Spanish retailer: Advising on the sale and lease back of its logistics portfolio valued at over €100 million.

Recognition

Roberto is ranked in Chambers Europe, where his experience and responsiveness is valued, nothing that he has “clients appreciate his ability to resolve issues autonomously and successfully sort out complex closings and thorough negotiations.”

Insights

  • “Expansion,” Memento práctico de inmobiliario 2021–2022, Francis Lefebvre
  • Co-author, Doing Business 2012, World Bank

Activities and Affiliations

  • Professor in the Real Estate and Construction Program at Instituto de Empresa (IE), 2006-present
  • Professor of Real Estate Law at Centro de Estudios Garrigues (2006-2018)

Prior and Present Employment

  • Partner, Head of Real Estate in Spain, Dentons, 2022-present
  • Partner, Head of Real Estate, Ramón y Cajal, 2017–2021
  • Senior lawyer, Clifford Chance, 2002-2017

Languages

English, French and Spanish