Skip to content
4
Global 2022
Spain Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Spotlight Table

4 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Corporate/M&A - Spain
4
Band 4
What the team is known for

CMS leverages its longstanding role as governance adviser for major Spanish corporates to attract roles on high-profile M&A and restructuring mandates. Its capabilities extend to advising on high-end cross-border joint ventures. CMS is particularly popular among leading Spanish infrastructure, media and energy clients; the team also acts for important foreign corporates and private equity funds. The law firm maintains strong ties to the German market thanks to the reputations both of its European offices and of its experienced Madrid-based partners as well.

Foreign desks

Luis Miguel de Dios heads the firm's German desk. Several German-speaking lawyers based in Spain regularly act on cross-border transactions between the two countries. The desk performs regular joint activities with the Spanish desk of CMS.

Notable practitioners

César Albiñana Cilveti is a longstanding practitioner in the M&A space, frequently advising on transactions with additional knowledge of the securities market. Clients praise his ability to handle multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Luis Miguel de Dios Martínez frequently advises German clients on the acquisition of share capital in Spanish companies in the renewable energy, manufacturing and healthcare sectors. Clients attest that "he has excellent coordination and negotiation skills."

Rafael Suárez de Lezo represents corporates in the sale and acquisition of companies in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors.

Ignacio Zarzalejos is active handling high-value acquisitions in the infrastructure and technology sectors. Sources speak highly of his capabilities in corporate governance and regulatory matters, saying that "he keeps clients perfectly informed and is very proactive."

Ranked Lawyers at
CMS

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

Spain

Corporate/M&A

4
César Albiñana Cilveti
4
Band 4
4
Luis Miguel de Dios Martínez
4
Band 4
4
Rafael Suárez de Lezo
4
Band 4
U
Ignacio Zarzalejos
U
Up and Coming