David López

Counsel ––– Madrid
Member no. 80693 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Banking and Finance

  • Company Law and Corporate Governance

  • M&A

  • English



David López Velázquez joined the firm in 2006. He headed up the Mexico office between 2012 and 2014. He is a corporate and commercial law counsel based in the Madrid office.

David focuses his practice on commercial law and covers corporate and contractual matters. He has been involved in several major M&A transactions, both domestic and international. He also specialises in banking and finance law, both from a regulatory standpoint and in relation to syndicated and structured finance deals.

David also advises on foreign investment, gambling matters and sports law, both as legal counsel and professor.

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  • Law Degree (Special Distinction), Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 2006.
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 2007.

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

David lectures at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) on its Sports Law Master’s Degree programme.

Since 2017 David has lectured on civil law at the CUNEF.

Recent publications

  • David García-Ochoa, David López, Ignacio Zapata Benito. In 2020 Práctica mercantil para abogados. Los casos más relevantes en 2019 de los grandes despachos. Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2020

  • David López, Miguel Pérez Campos. In European Tax Blog (, 03/03/2020

  • Ana Belén Campuzano, Alfonso Gutiérrez, Rafael García, Rafael Sebastián, Mario Barros, Javier Tortuero, Carlos Franco, Javier Rubio, Tomás Arranz, David López. In Tirant lo Blanch, 2019

  • David López. In Gaming 2019. Lexology. Getting the Deal Through, 2nd Ed. Behnam Dayanim (Contributing Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 01/08/2019

  • David López. In Imposición sobre el beneficio empresarial: evolución reciente, perspectivas de futuro. Deloitte Asesores Tributarios (Coordinador). Madrid: Fundación Impuestos y Competitividad, 2019