Borja Contreras

Senior associate ––– Madrid
Member no. 92532 of the Madrid Bar Association
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Borja Contreras joined Uría Menéndez in 2011 and was appointed senior associate of the firm in 2018. Between September 2017 and June 2018, Borja worked in the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he was a visiting lawyer in the Finance team.

Borja’s practice is focused on advising lenders and borrowers on corporate, acquisition and project finance. He has also advised creditors and debtors on restructuring the debt of some of Spain’s biggest companies.

Since 2011, he has also participated in several sales and acquisitions of non-strategic assets of financial institutions, such as non-performing loans and real estate assets.

Borja’s expertise in banking and finance, project finance and restructuring has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Spain.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), Madrid, 2010.
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), Madrid, 2011.

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association.

Teaching activity

Borja has taught on the Universidad San Pablo CEU’s Master’s Degree on Access to the Legal Profession since 2016.

He is also a regular speaker and commentator at legal seminars and conferences related to his areas of practice.

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