Specialist in designing and implementing national and crossborder corporate finance and M&A transactions, including company sales, takeover bids, IPOs, public offerings of securities, and private equity and distressed M&A transactions.

Pere Kirchner advises multinational clients on some of the most important and innovative transactions in the Spanish market. He also advises listed companies on commercial issues and corporate governance, as well as on corporate disputes. He is secretary of the board of directors of several leading Spanish companies and member of the Cuatrecasas French Desk. He is a former co-chair of the International Bar Association’s Securities Law Committee and its Capital Markets Forum.

He lectures on corporate governance and capital markets in the Executive MBA at ESADE Business & Law School.

He was a member of the group of experts appointed by the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission to assess the activity of proxy advisors in relation to Spanish issuers (April 2012).


  • Master of Laws
    London School of Economics, 1990

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1988

Directory Mentions

Legal 500, IFLR, Latin Lawyer, Expert Guides, Who's Who Legal, European Legal Experts and Best Lawyers in Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Private Equity, Corporate and M&A, and Food and Beverage

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers (category: Capital Markets Law), 2018 and 2016