Following this appointment, Ester will become a partner in the Corporate department in Madrid.
Javier has extensive experience in Commercial transactions, especially in M&A and Private Equity transactions, as well as in Corporate restructuring. He has extensive experience advising Spanish and international investment funds and companies on transactions in the energy sector, with a particular focus on brownfield and greenfield renewable assets, including structuring, development, project and portfolio acquisitions, project contracts – PPAs, EPCs, O&Ms, etc. – and joint ventures. It also advises on infrastructure, industrial, and services projects, both in Spain and internationally.
The new WFW partner, who joined the firm in 2014, holds a Law degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master’s degree in Energy Law from the Instituto Superior de la Energía and Repsol.
With Javier Ester’s appointment, WFW now has 11 partners in Spain.
María Pilar García Guijarro, managing partner of the Madrid office, said : “we are very proud and grateful for Javier’s appointment, which is undoubtedly a recognition of his great contribution to WFW and his excellent service to his clients. This appointment also represents a commitment to the promotion of our lawyers both nationally and internationally and is a further demonstration of the importance of Spain for the firm.”
“I am very grateful to the firm for the trust placed in me and I face this new stage with great enthusiasm and desire to continue contributing to a great project that I have seen grow, surrounded by the magnificent team that makes up the WFW office in Spain,” said the new partner.