Jacobo is one of the leading experts on real estate transactions, including in the hospitality sector, and draws upon strong expertise to support his clients.
Jacobo is Counsel in our Real Estate group, based in Madrid.
Jacobo provides legal advice to both local and international clients in the most significant real estate deals in the Spanish market, including bidding processes of real estate portfolios, due diligence, acquisition of portfolios of NPLs, acquisitions and leases of shopping centres, offices, financial complexes, leisure centres and hotels. In the hospitality sector, where the team has developed a strong and well-regarded expertise, Jacobo provides regular advice not only to hotel owners (including renowned family offices and investment funds) but also to international and local hotel chains and other operators and key players in the market. His advice covers a wide range of matters, including assisting in the sale and purchase of hotels, negotiation and execution of leases, management/franchise agreements, and/or any other related deals connected to the sector.
Likewise, Jacobo has broad experience in advising both local and international clients in the negotiation and drafting of international distribution and agency contracts.He is a qualified lawyer and member of the Spanish Bar In addition to authoring many articles and chapters on Real Estate and corporate issues, Jacobo also lectures and leads seminars on Real Estate and corporate issues for Carlos III University, among others.
A law graduate from the University Complutense in Madrid he started his career in the Spanish office of the European Parliament, and then joined Baker & McKenzie's Madrid office where he has specialised in the Real Estate sector for seven years. After that, and prior to joining us, he worked in the Madrid office of the Spanish Law Firm Broseta for another seven years.
He is fluent in Spanish and English.