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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
3
Capital Markets: Debt
14 Years Ranked
5
Corporate/M&A
19 Years Ranked
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Provided by Rafael Sebastián

Global

Practice Areas

Insolvency and Financial Distress, Banking and Finance.

Career

Rafael Sebastián is a corporate lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1990 and became a partner in 1991.

Rafael was previously general counsel and secretary to the board of a leading international bank.

He opened the New York office of Uría Menéndez in 1990 and was managing partner there until 1996.

Rafael’s practice covers a wide range of corporate and banking work. He specialises in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring, and has advised on insolvency proceedings involving leading Spanish and multinational companies.

Professional Memberships

Madrid Bar Association.

Personal

Languages: English and French.

Chambers Review

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Global

Capital Markets: Debt - Spain
3
Band 3

Rafael Sebastián is a reputed DCM practitioner who regularly advises on large equity-linked, hybrid and green bond issuances, often acting for Spanish corporates as issuers. He receives strong client endorsements for his hands-on approach.


Corporate/M&A - Spain
5
Band 5

Rafael Sebastián advises clients on M&A transactions and is recognised for his strong technical skills by market sources.

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