Business Restructuring

We provide advice on legal strategies aimed at helping business restructurings reach their intended goals, looking for effective solutions and providing specialized and creative advice. Legal structuring and implementing of viability plans.

Refinancing of Debt

Representing the debtor or the creditor in the refinancing and restructuring of debt transactions, including the novation of terms and conditions, loan to own, sale of assets or business units and similar transactions. We provide full advice both within and outside the context of bankruptcy proceedings.

Bankruptcy Proceedings

Filing for bankruptcy and provision of advice throughout the active process including the negotiation of creditors agreements and the liquidation stage. Advice to the company, its creditors and/or as bankruptcy administrators.

Bankruptcy Administrators

We are available to Bankruptcy Courts to be appointed as administrators. Thanks to our level of specialization, size and geographical distribution, we offer customers relevant value added services in this area.

Distressed Transactions

Advice on distressed debt acquisitions (portfolios and single-name corporate debt) as well as on distressed M&A. Review of the existing distressed debt and its characteristics, advice on the acquisition of distressed debt and on the alternatives after the acquisition. Advice on the restructuring of debt transactions as well as in court and out of court claims.

Liability of Managers, Directors and Executives

Analysis on the liability of directors, executives or representatives of companies which are insolvent or on the verge of insolvency, in particular regarding the liability which could arise from the bankruptcy itself. Defence of individuals involved in actions for liability, both within the context of insolvency proceedings and otherwise.


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"They have a depth of resources in the firm across areas like litigation, tax and corporate that they can bring to bear very effectively. The partners can always tap into top-quality resources at the firm and apply it to the situation quickly."

"They have a lot of initiative and good new ideas. They are innovative."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Banking & Finance – Spain


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"I get the service that I like; I want them to get involved and jump in at the deep end, to be shamelessly on the front line of the discussion"

"the team is available, quick to reply and works closely with the client"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Restructuring/Insolvency



‘High technical skills’

The Legal 500 2017. Restructuring & Insolvency


chambers partners

"Apart from their very good knowledge, I value the availability of the lawyers and that they give you great responses."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Restructuring and Insolvency


chambers partners

"You can rely on the firm's network and local knowledge of processes and situations."
"In Spanish insolvency law the lawyers con tell me in two lines what the key problems are."
"My team really like the firm in terms of the alert notes it puts out for breaking legal developments in Spain"

The Chambers Europe 2015. Restructuring and Insolvency



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is 'strong in terms of knowledge, response times and quality of advice', and has been busy with refinancings and debts restructurigns.

The Legal 500 2015. Restructuring and Insolvency


chambers partners

"The team work as one, not as a set of individuals".
"The lawyers listen to the client and propose different viable alternatives."

The Chambers Europe 2014. Restructuring and Insolvency



Clients describe Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados´ practice as "outstanding", highlighting the "very high competence" and "sense of practicality" of the team.

The Legal 500 2014. Restructuring and Insolvency



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo´s pan-Iberian practice specialises in high-level restructuring and insolvency. 

The Legal 500 2014. Insolvency and Restructuring - Portugal



Clients highlight the capacity of synthesis and solution alternatives, favouring the closer role in the day to day of partners and associates.  Sources say: "You feel that your problems are in the hands of professional that makes your problems their own".

IFLR1000 2014. Restructuring and Insolvency


chambers partners

"The lawyers think outside the box and are proactive, always being ready to suggest ways in which they can help".

The Chambers Europe 2013. Restructuring and Insolvency



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is rated for its "deep knowledge" and "commitment to the client". Its "very good insolvency practice".

The Legal 500 2013. Restructuring and Insolvency



One of their strengths lies in quality lawyers. 

IFLR 1000  2013. Restructuring and Insolvency


chambers partners

Gómez-Acebo's prominence in the market is due largely to the top-notch client names it advises from the banking, energy, property and entertainment sectors.

Sources say: "We came to the team after hearing about its recent high-profile work, and it does not disappoint".

The Chambers Europe 2012. Restructuring and Insolvency



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados "gives advice in a very professional way".

The Legal 500 2012. Restructuring and Insolvency


chambers partners

The restructuring and insolvency practice at this popular domestic player has secured a leading position on one of the most prominent cases in the insolvency field, representing Martinsa-Fadesa and its subsidiaries in ongoing insolvency proceedings.

Clients appreciate the group's personalised service and considerable experience.

The Chambers Europe 2011. Restructuring and Insolvency



"It's a good corporate law firm and they have a guy called José María Álvarez and he's done very well and started up a good practice", says one peer commenting on the firm's offering. "They have got a group of lawyers who can market themselves as a restructuring and insolvency law firm".

IFLR1000 2011. Restructuring and Insolvency