Pedro Ravina joined the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez in 2004. In 2008 he was seconded to the in-house legal department of J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd in London for four months and from October 2010 to October 2012 he was based in our London office. From October 2013 to April 2014, Pedro was seconded to the New York headquarters of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
His practice is focused on banking and finance, M&A deals (in particular, with financial entities), capital markets and corporate restructuring transactions.
Pedro has been involved in a number of investment and divestment projects in listed and non-listed companies, as well as in corporate and project finance transactions and corporate restructuring processes, advising mainly financial entities and private equity firms.
He regularly advises on regulatory aspects concerning financial activities (e.g., banking, investment services and payment services), and undertakings for collective investment. Pedro has acted for Spanish management companies and international investment banks in bond and mortgage security issuances (mainly covered bonds), as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securitisations, and other domestic and multi-jurisdictional structured finance deals.
Pedro has been named in Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides as an LMG Rising Star in Banking and Finance.
- Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), 2003
- Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), 2004
- Madrid Bar Association
- The Solicitors Regulation Authority (as Registered European Lawyer)
Between 2008 and 2010, Pedro Ravina lectured on banking and capital markets law in the Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF).