Specialist in restructuring and insolvency, a practice in which he has gained a solid reputation, having been a pioneer in debt refinancing processes in the 1990s.

Javier Castrodeza has participated in some of the most notable refinancing and insolvency processes in recent financial crises, advising national and international companies and spanning almost all sectors of the economy.

Thanks to his expertise and experience in economic and financial matters, he has a global vision when advising on these types of situations.

He speaks regularly at courses and training seminars organized by institutions such as ESADE Business & Law School, IDEC (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and APD. He has written several publications.


  • Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat de Barcelona, 1976

    International Faculty of Comparative Law
    Strasbourg, 1976

    Community Law
    School of Diplomacy, Foreign Ministry, Madrid, 1977

    Centre of Commercial Studies
    Madrid and Rio de Janeiro Chambers of Commerce, 1979

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR, Leaders League, Best Lawyers, Expert Guides and Global Restructuring Review in Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency and Banking & Finance.

Star individual
Chambers Europe (category: Insolvency and Restructuring), 2009

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers, (category: Banking and Finance), 2012

The Best of the Best
Expert Guides (category: Insolvency and Restructuring), 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018