León López

Partner

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Specialist in financing transactions; advising banks, funds, insurance companies and companies from various sectors.

León López is an expert in financing transactions, including corporate finance and debt restructuring; project finance in the energy, infrastructure, and real estate sectors; and acquisition finance. He advises banks, funds, insurance companies and national and international companies from various sectors.

While participating in the firm’s International Program for Lawyers (PPAI), he completed secondments at the following foreign law firms: McMillan, Toronto (2005); Machado Meyer, São Paulo (2003); and Macfarlanes, London (2002).

He has worked at the Cuatrecasas Madrid, Barcelona and London offices, and he currently co-manages the Mexico City office.

Since 2004, he has been an international ambassador for Georgetown University (Washington DC), where he has helped organize many events and given classes on questions and institutions of law.

He speaks at events organized by universities, associations and chambers of commerce, and is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.


Education

  • Leadership in Law Firms Program
    Harvard Law School, Boston, 2015

    Postgraduate course in business valuation and company accounting
    Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 2014

    Master of Laws (LL.M.)
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, 2004

    Bachelor of Business Administration and Management
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE E-3, Madrid, 2001

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE E-3, Madrid, 2000

Directory Mentions

Recommended Lawyer
Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Legal 500 Latin America, Latin Lawyer and Best Lawyers in Banking and Finance and Project Finance (Spain and Mexico)

Forty under 40 Award
Iberian Lawyer Review (category: Iberian Peninsula), 2015

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