Ángel Alonso

Partner since 2009 ––– Madrid
Member no. 61871 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Insolvency and Financial Distress

  • M&A

  • English



Ángel Alonso is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2009.

He was seconded to the London office of Slaughter and May from September 1999 to February 2000.

Ángel has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance, private equity investments and general commercial matters. He specialises in restructurings, distressed investments and insolvency, and advises all the parties involved when companies are in financial difficulty (i.e. debtors, company directors, creditors, receivers, etc.).

He has been involved in the most important restructurings and insolvency proceedings that have taken place in Spain over the past few years, in particular, those with cross-border elements. Ángel has advised on matters relating to a wide range of economic sectors, including, real estate, financial services, hotels and catering, and technology.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), 1993
  • Master's Degree in Legal Business Practice, Instituto de Empresa, 1997 - Graduated with cum laude honours

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of the Turnaround Management Association Spain
  • Association of European Insolvency Lawyers - INSOL Europe

Teaching activity

Ángel is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences pertaining to his field of expertise.

  • Lecturer in the Master’s Degree on Business Insolvency at the Universidad San Pablo CEU (2009-2010).
  • Lecturer on the insolvency law course organised by the Madrid Bar Association (2009-2010).
  • Lecturer on Insolvency Law in the Master’s Degree in Legal Business Practice at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid (2000-2006).
  • Lecturer on the International Legal Business Course at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2005).

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