Ángel Pérez

Partner since 2011 ––– Madrid
Member no. 68428 of the Madrid Bar Association
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Ángel Pérez López is a partner in the Banking and Finance Practice Area of the Madrid office. Ángel joined Uría Menéndez in 2000 after working as a financial analyst for a leading Spanish corporate finance firm.

Ángel focuses his practice on corporate, acquisition and project finance. He has worked on some of the most important financing deals that have taken place in Spain in recent years. He advises lenders and borrowers on transactions in the energy, biofuel, waste treatment and telecommunications sectors. He has also advised creditors and debtors on restructuring the debt of some of Spain’s biggest companies. Since 2011, Ángel has also participated in several sales and acquisitions of non-strategic assets of financial institutions, such as non-performing loans, real estate assets and property management platforms.

From September 2007 to March 2008, Ángel was seconded to the New York headquarters of the US firm Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, where he worked in the Acquisition Finance Group as an international associate.

Over the last few years, Ángel’s expertise in banking and finance, project finance and restructuring has been recognised by prestigious legal directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who and Best Lawyers in Spain.

In the 2015 edition of Iberian Lawyer he was named one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Spain and Portugal.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, 2000
  • Business Management and Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, 2001

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

Ángel has on taught the Master’s Degree in International Business Law since 2008, the Executive Master’s Degree in International Business Law at the Escuela de Negocios CEU since 2009, the Universidad San Pablo CEU’s Master’s Degree on Access to the Legal Profession since 2014, as well as on the Master’s Degree in Energy Finance offered by the Club Español de la Energía since 2009. In 2004 he taught on the Master’s Degree in International Legal Practice at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles. Ángel is a regular speaker at seminars pertaining to his area of practice.

Ángel was a member of the board of trustees of the Universidad Católica de Valencia from 2014 to 2017.

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