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Linklaters

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Linklaters houses a top-tier banking and finance practice with excellent bench strength. The department is heavily involved in leveraged buyouts and refinancing transactions, and often advises large lending syndicates or financial sponsors on finance transactions that have a key English law component. The department additionally assists with the negotiation of credit facilities that incorporate sustainability targets for borrowers. Furthermore, Linklaters assists major Spanish corporates with various high-value transactions ranging from the refinancing of debt through to new project finance transactions in the renewables energy sector. The law firm complements its services with its expertise in standalone regulatory mandates for banks and financial services companies, advising on EU-wide regulations, post-Brexit strategies and market entries.

Notable practitioners

Excellent practitioner Juan Barona is held in high esteem for his incredible breadth of expertise in complex acquisition finance mandates, acting for capital funds and prestigious banks. He also demonstrates experience in refinancing of debt and renewable energy finance projects. Clients appreciate that "Juan Barona really understands the technical side of things, but at the same time he brings a strong commercial view to the matter. He understands the dynamics of the transactions and the particularities and is able to translate all of this into legal advice."

Paloma Fierro is a highly sought-after adviser due to her expertise in a broad range of financial services regulatory matters, including MiFIR reporting obligations, market entries and post-Brexit implications. Clients highlight Paloma Fierro's "excellent strategic thinking and commercial understanding of the topics."

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Banking & Finance

Linklaters

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Location

Almagro, 40

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

E-28010

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Spain

Banking & Finance


Juan Barona
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation


Paloma Fierro
Band 2

Project Finance


Juan Barona
Band 3