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Top Real Estate in-house lawyers in Spain


Legal Dealmaker´s best in-house lawyers in the Spanish Real Estate practice

Legal Dealmaker is honoured to present its list of the Top Real Estate in-house lawyers. They are general counsel, heads of Legal, Legal directors and Legal counsel who have been selected for their expertise and experience managing their company´s Legal matters in the Real Estate market, and making a perfect match in specific matters along with their external client law firms. As it happenned with our selection of Real Estate Dealmakers, focused on the private practice, they all stand out for their market-leading Real Estate practice, contributing not only to the legal health of their companies´ day to day, but also for their significant experience closing complex Real Estate deals in perfect synergy with the involved law firms, keeping the market up to the highest standards.

The Real Estate M&A market has been the most active sector of the year so far, with a total of 159 transactions, a 47% increase compared to the first quarter of 2021, according to TTR´s Q1 M&A report.

These lawyers have been witness of the most relevant Real Estate deals in Spain, and they usually hold extensive experience both as in-house lawyers and as private practice lawyers at top tier law firms.

This time, the selection clearly shatters the glass ceiling, as women dominate the Real Estate in-house selection, as opposed to the minority in the Real Estate private practice.

This selection, in alphabetical order, is a tribute to their outsatanding job, and as on every recognition list, it cannot include all the best lawyers, but this media can attest that the ones included here are part of the best Real Estate in-house lawyers in the Spanish market.

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Alberto Pastor | Head of Legal & Compliance Iberia at Cushman & Wakefield.

Alberto Plaza_Merlin

Alberto Plaza | Legal Counsel at MERLIN Properties.

Ana Gavarrón_NF

Ana Gavarrón | Head of Legal at Knight Frank Spain.

Ana Suárez_HRE

Ana Suárez Garnelo | General Counsel / Secretary to the Board of Directors at Haya Real Estate, Cerberus Capital Management Group.

Andrea Viale_ID

Andrea Viale | Global Head of Legal at idealista.

Antonio Gil Pérez-Carro | Head of Legal at Grupo GMP.

Armando Navas_RDC

Armando Navas | Country Legal Manager for Spain and Portugal at Redevco.

Barbara Hernandez_LSGIE

Bárbara Hernández-Mora | Head of Legal at La Sociedad General Inmobiliaria de España (LSGIE).

Carlos Ulecia_NH

Carlos Ulecia Palacios | General Counsel, Secretary and Member of the Board at NH Hotel Group.

Carolina Garcia_CBRE

Carolina García de la Rasilla | Legal Director at CBRE Spain.

Charo De los Mozos_P3L

Charo De los Mozos | Senior Legal Counsel at P3 Logistic Parks.

Coro Morales CMA

Coro Morales | Specialist Real Estate & Corporate Law services provider.

Cristina Gracia_Vivenio

Cristina Gracia | Legal & Compliance Director at Vivenio.

David Hernández_Neinor

David Hernández Segado | Chief Legal Officer at Neinor Homes.

Gema Muñiz_Culmia

Gema Muñiz | Legal Director at Culmia.

Gerardo Zaldívar_CBRE IM

Gerardo Zaldívar | General Counsel Iberia at CBRE Investment Management.

Ignacio Gordillo_Portobello

Ignacio Gordillo | Legal Counsel at Portobello Capital / Head of Legal at Blue Sea Group.

Íñigo Arrese_Aquila

Íñigo Arrese | Legal Counsel at Aquila Capital Spain.

Isabel Cervero_SAN

Isabel Cervero | Head of Legal & Compliance at Savills Aguirre Newman.

Javier Gómez_Exem

Javier Gómez | General Counsel at Excem Real Estate.

Juan Ignacio Pardo_Melia

Juan Ignacio Pardo | Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Meliá Hotels Interacional.

Lucía Barrero_Newdock

Lucía Barrero | Head of Legal at Newdock.

María Luisa Vara | General Counsel & Coordinator of the Legal Area at Azora Group.

Marta de la Serna_Montepino

Marta de la Serna | Legal Director at Montepino.

Mónica González | Legal Property Management Director at CBRE Real Estate.

Mónica Sanz | Legal Director at Avintia Construcción.

Pablo Galvache_MNN

Pablo Galvache Pina | Head of Legal at Distrito Castellana Norte.

Paloma Salcedo Nhood

Paloma Salcedo | Legal Director at Nhood.

Pilar Martin_MVC

Pilar Martín Bolea | Legal Director at Metrovacesa.

Pilar Santiago_Aliseda

Pilar Santiago | Legal Director for Singular Operations at Aliseda Inmobiliaria (Blackstone Group).

Tatiana Aguirregomezcorta | Legal Director for Spain at Sonae Sierra.

Teresa Canseco | Legal & Compliance Director at Savills Investment Management.

Teresa Martin_JLL

Teresa Martín | Head of Legal & Compliance, Ethics Officer, Southern Europe at JLL.