Name: Joaquín Sales
Firm Name: King & Wood Mallesons
Jurisdiction: Spain
Practice Area: Project Finance Law


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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Joaquín Sales as our exclusively recommended Project Finance Law expert in Spain. If you wish to get in touch with Joaquín please use the contact information provided above.

Joaquín advises banks, financial institutions and funds, as well as corporations, on all kinds of financing transactions – project finance, acquisition finance, corporate and asset finance – as well as on structured finance transactions and securitisation deals, both domestic and international.

He provides guidance to commercial banks, multilateral banks, funds and corporations in the energy, infrastructure and capital markets sectors.

Recent transactions include advising:

  • Hispasat on the financing for the construction and launch of  two new satellites, with ECA facilities
  • A syndicate of commercial banks on the financing of the Bahía de Bizkaia Gas (BBG) liquefied natural gas terminal
  • The European Investment Bank on the refinancing of two toll roads
  • Commercial banks on the financing of a regasification plant in Spain
  • Financing transport interconnectors in Madrid hospitals and roads
  • Financing of energy projects: wind, photovoltaic and CSP
  • Refinancing of LBOs: acting for senior and mezzanine creditors.

Memberships

Madrid Bar Association.

Recognition

According to Chambers Europe, “[Joaquín Sales] is recognised by clients as a practical, creative lawyer who displays superior project management skills.” and “is extraordinary from a technical point of view, very senior but always directly involved and extremely pleasant to work with.”

Practices

Sectors

Qualifications & Jurisdictions

  • Abogado, Spain

Languages spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Catalan

Firm Description:

Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2400 lawyers in 28 locations around the world works with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia, we help clients to open doors and unlock opportunities as they look to Asian markets to unleash their full potential. Combining an unrivalled depth of expertise and breadth of relationships in our core markets, we are connecting Asia to the world, and the world to Asia.

We take a partnership approach in working with clients, focusing not just on what they want, but how they want it. Always pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved, we are reshaping the legal market and challenging our clients to think differently about what a law firm can be.

History

Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2400 lawyers in 28 locations around the world works with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia, we help clients to open doors and unlock opportunities as they look to Asian markets to unleash their full potential. Combining an unrivalled depth of expertise and breadth of relationships in our core markets, we are connecting Asia to the world, and the world to Asia.

We take a partnership approach in working with clients, focusing not just on what they want, but how they want it. Always pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved, we are reshaping the legal market and challenging our clients to think differently about what a law firm can be.

 

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