Specialist in the legal supervision of insolvency proceedings and in advising on corporate and financial restructuring transactions.

Fedra Valencia has participated in many insolvency proceedings, including some of the most relevant in Spain, defending debtors’ and creditors’ interests. She also handles debt refinancing in and out of court and corporate restructuring agreements, achieving beneficial arrangements for her clients with their creditors. She is an expert in directors’ liability.

She advises and represents companies from many sectors, including real estate, industrial, air transport, automotive, construction and energy, as well as many financial institutions.

She lectures on insolvency law in the Master for Admission to the Practice of Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE, in the Specialist Course on Insolvency Law, Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Governance at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and in the Loyola Executive - Specialist Diploma in Business Restructuring and Refinancing at Universidad Loyola. She speaks regularly at specialized conferences and forums. She collaborated as an expert in the Open Forum of the Boletín Mercantil (Commercial Gazette) published by El Derecho.

She is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and the Spanish Association of Female Insolvency Professionals (AEMPI).

Education

  • Master in European Union Law
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, 1992

    Bachelor of Laws (specializing in business law)
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, 1991

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Expert Guides, Leaders League, Global Restructuring Review, IFLR, IFLR1000’s Women Leaders, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers in Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking, Finance & Transactional and Litigation

Lawyer of the Year: Restructuring and Insolvency
Who’s Who Legal Awards, 2021, 2022, 2023

InspiraLAw Top 60 Women in Spain and Portugal
Iberian Lawyer, 2020

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers (category: Insolvency and Reorganization), 2012