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Javier Ruiz-Cámara

Partner since 2014 ––– Madrid
Member no. 66248 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • M&A

  • Banking and Finance

  • Real Estate and Planning

Languages
  • English

  • German

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Profile

Javier Ruiz-Cámara joined the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez in 1999 and became a partner of the firm in 2014. He worked as an international lawyer in the London office  of the firm Slaughter and May between 2004 and 2005. He headed the firm’s office in Santiago de Chile between 2005 and 2007. He was head of the firm’s corporate practice in the Bilbao office from January 2013 to September 2017, when he returned to the Madrid office.

His practice focuses mainly on corporate, real estate, banking and finance law. Javier has over 18 years’ experience advising Spanish and foreign clients (mainly corporate, but also banks and funds) on a wide variety of transactions.

Javier has advised on investments, divestments, joint ventures and financing transactions in various sectors, including the telecoms, real estate, mining, retail and automotive industries. He has been secretary or vice-secretary to the board of directors of numerous listed and unlisted Spanish companies.

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Education

  • Law Degree, summa cum laude, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1999 (including an Erasmus year at Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen (Germany))
  • Diploma in Business Science, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1999
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

  • 2014-2015: lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Business Law at the Universidad de Deusto in Bilbao.
  • 2008-2012: lecturer on Legal and Business Master’s Degrees at various universities, including the Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid.
  • 2008: speaker at IQPC seminars.
  • 2002-2004: lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Business Legal Advice at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid.
  • 2001-2004: lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Business Law at the Universidad Nebrija in Madrid.

Recent publications

  • Spain. Joint Ventures 2019

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    Christian Hoedl, Javier Ruiz-Cámara, Miguel Bolivar. In Joint Ventures 2019. Getting the Deal Through, 2nd Ed. James Farrell (Contributing Editor), Gavin Williams (Contributing Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2018. También en Lexology, 10/12/2018

  • Christian Hoedl, Javier Ruiz-Cámara. In The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, 11th Ed. Mark Zerdin (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2017

  • Javier Ruiz-Cámara, Rodrigo Gallardo Gómez. In Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, n.º 2, 2017

  • Christian Hoedl, Javier Ruiz-Cámara. In The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, 10th Ed. Mark Zerdin (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2016

  • Diego Armero, Javier Ruiz-Cámara, Jon Armendariz Román. In 2016 Práctica mercantil para abogados. Los casos más relevantes en 2015 de los grandes despachos. Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2016