A different approach

J. Almoguera Abogados is a boutique law firm established in 2013 by Jesús Almoguera – previously the Head of Corporate, Restructuring and Insolvency at Ashurst in Madrid between 2001 and 2013.

We provide our clients with excellent service and cutting-edge advice and have a core focus on complex transactions and commercial disputes.

We work with our clients to solve their problems and protect and grow their businesses by providing a distinctive and tailor-made approach with the direct involvement of highly senior lawyers.

Fundamental to this approach is the independence of J. Almoguera Abogados, which is free from the conflicts of interests. In addition, we invest extraordinarily in our know how and have a dedicated in-house know how expert, María Arpón de Mendívil who has an enormous experience as a transactional corporate finance lawyer.

Our boutique profile, emphasis on continuing development and deep know how mean that despite our compact size there is no compromise on quality – a fact recognized by our firm’s consistently high ranking by all the major international legal directories.

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Jesús Almoguera of J Almoguera Abogados is the face of his boutique and offers a wealth of experience in all types of bankruptcy mandates, from defending creditors' interests in complex court cases, to assisting investors with distressed acquisitions and pre-insolvency restructurings. Interviewees emphasise his expertise and disclose that he is "very active, with a lot of energy".
Chambers, 2020
"He knows what he is talking about, gets to the point and only discusses what is important". Jesús Almoguera of J Almoguera Abogados is "creative and thinks out of the box", with one source affirming: "He is never afraid to recommend a bold move if circumstances so demand". 
Chambers, 2020
“The main characteristic of this team of lawyers is their commitment to the client”. “They accompany, advise and give an overview of the range of possibilities, which helps those less knowledgeable of the legal details to understand the process and its consequences". “Jesús Almoguera is known for compromise, advice and resilience”. “María Arpón de Mendívil is very experienced”. “A legal and economic approach to the resolution of problems".
Legal 500, 2020
"In general, the firm provided a high quality of work. They have good knowledge of the public sector regulation". "J Almoguera Abogados is recognised for its work in the M&A and restructuring and insolvency areas". "During the research period the firm’s work in M&A included advice to acquirers on deals in the energy and insurance sectors". "In restructuring and insolvency, the firm represented creditors and debtors on matters in the retail and infrastructure industries".
IFLR 1000, 2020
"He has a wide experience, a good command of English, and in meetings he is proactive and always looking to offer solutions". "Very receptive, creative and client-focused", "very versatile and sophisticated lawyer", he is "a good listener" who has a "collaborative and creative" approach. Jesús Almoguera is consisteltly highlighted by peers for his "good experience and reputation".
Chambers, 2019
"Jesús Almoguera is prudent, commercial and very hands-on", "smart, business-focused and flexible in attending to the client's requirements." Interviewees praise his "ability to communicate and explain complex legal matters in English".
Chambers, 2018
"Jesús Almoguera impresses with his great legal expertise and magnificent professional qualities". "A very capable lawyer with a good understanding of the client's needs".
Chambers, 2017
"Jesús Almoguera is regularly appointed as arbitrator in investment and energy sector cases". Sources say that "he has integrity and a great respect for his profession. He is very respectful of others' opinions but very strong in his convictions".
Chambers, 2016
"He is a fantastic arbitrator who really takes care of all the little details. He is a deal maker. He knows the law and manages the situation in such a way that you can do a safe deal. He is incredibly clear in his work and very direct. Stands out for his advice to Spanish corporations […] often whithin the context of insolvency or debt restructuring processes, say sources".
Chambers, 2015




Rocío Sancho
Office Manager


López de Hoyos, 38
28006 Madrid
+34 917 373 168

Almoguera Abogados S.L.P.U.
Inscrita en el Registro Mercantil de Madrid, tomo 3176, libro 0, folio 89, sec. 8ª, hoja M570829. NIF B-86885506.



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