Ashurst houses a well-reputed practice in Spain with expertise across the entire banking and finance spectrum. The law firm regularly advises banks, alternative lenders and investment funds on acquisition finance, project finance and real estate finance mandates as well as refinancings. Clients also benefit from the team's ability to assist with English law-governed finance transactions. Ashurst also enjoys a strong reputation for its prowess in regulatory matters ranging from MiFID II and AML related mandates to fund set-ups and acquisitions of banking assets. Further capabilities in regulatory investigations and disputes with authorities augment the firm's services.
José Christian Bertram advises international lending syndicates and hedge funds on the Spanish law aspects of various banking and finance transactions including acquisition, corporate and asset financings. His expertise also encompasses refinancing deals. Clients describe José Christian Bertram as "very robust technically."
UK-qualified and Madrid-based partner Nick Pawson is sought after for his expertise in a plethora of banking and finance mandates, acting for well-known international banks and investors. He often assists with acquisition finance deals, refinancings and LBO financings, where he handles the English law aspects of Spanish transactions.