Socio. Forma parte de Gómez-Acebo & Pombo desde 1992, es socio desde el 2001, fue socio residente en Lisboa (2014-2015) y es el socio director de la Firma desde 2016.
Formación y experiencia profesional
- Licenciado en Derecho por la Universidad Pontificia de Comillas-ICADE, Madrid (1988).
- Abogado del Banco Central Hispano (1992).
Operaciones de financiación de activos (en particular, buques y aeronaves), financiación de infraestructuras, project finance, financiaciones estructuradas, banca y asesoramiento general a entidades financieras.
Entidades y asociaciones profesionales de las que es miembro
- Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (desde 1992).
- Profesor en la Escuela de Negocios de la Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (1998).
- Profesor en la Escuela de Finanzas Aplicadas (2000-2003).
- Profesor de la Universidad Pontificia de Comillas-ICADE (2007-2012).
Español e inglés.
Best Lawyers 2017 (since 2008). Equipment Finance
Best Lawyers 2017 (since 2008). Structured Finance
Best Lawyers 2017 (since 2008). Banking and Finance
Best Lawyers 2017 (since 2008). Project Finance and Development Practice
Best Lawyers 2015. Lawyer of the year: Structured Finance Law
IFLR 1000 2017: Leading Lawyer. Banking, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, Project Finance.
IFLR 1000 2016: Leading Lawyer. Banking, Project Finance, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, Transport, Real Estate.
IFLR 1000 2014: Leading Lawyer.
International Who´s Who of Business Lawyers 2013. Project Finance.
"He is very practical and it's a pleasure to negotiate with him."
The Chambers Europe 2016. Shipping Finance
Carlos Rueda. He is praised as "a professional with enormous expertise; he's amazing to work with."
The Chambers Europe 2016. Project Finance
Noted for his problem-solving ability, Carlos Rueda has been highly active advising financial entities on the financing of a range of projects.
The Chambers Europe 2015. Project Finance
Carlos Rueda is recommended for his "loyalty and technical knowledge. He takes his work and his clients very seriously."
The Chambers Global 2015. Banking and Finance
"Is highly capable and solutions-focused. He finds practical solutions to tricky issues, it is a pleasure working with him".
The Chambers Europe 2014. Shipping Finance
"Has a global perspective of the market and writes elegant and subtle documentation that helps in complex negotiations".
The Chambers Europe 2014. Project Finance
Shipping finance expert Carlos Rueda climbs the rankings following strong market feedback for his banking and finance practice.
The Chambers Global 2014. Banking and Finance
"His knowleadge is really impressive and he is the voice of reason; everything he says is sensible".
The Chambers Europe 2014. Banking and Finance
Interviewees appreciate Carlos Rueda´s "straightforward, practical advice and ability to identify problems quickly".
The Chambers Global 2013. Banking and Finance
Clients describe Carlos Rueda as "a great lawyer. He's hard-working, remains close to the client and is willing to help".
The Chambers Europe 2013. Project Finance
"Excellent" partner Carlos Rueda is commended for "always trying to find solutions to problems", and achieves a top individual ranking this year due to effusive praise from market commentators.
The Chambers Europe 2013. Shipping: Finance
Practice head Carlos Rueda provides "clear advice that is to-the-point and reflects commercial sensitivities".
The Legal 500 2013. Transport
Peers comment that Carlos Rueda is "a delight to work with", and he receives positive reviews for his technical brilliance and "marvellous legal skills".
The Chambers Global 2012. Banking and Finance
Clients enjoy working with Carlos Rueda, who "puts everything on the table, both the good and the bad – he doesn't hide anything and is very clear in his explanations. In negotiations he's firm but diplomatic".
The Chambers Europe 2012. Project Finance
Carlos Rueda commands a great deal of respect, with one client enthusing: "He's one of the best shipping finance lawyers that I know".
The Chambers Europe 2012. Shipping: Finance