Álvaro San Martín is a partner in the Commercial Department at Ventura Garcés López-Ibor. He previously worked for 10 years in the same department at Clifford Chance, having also been a partner in the Commercial Department at Crowe España.

Álvaro has extensive experience of advising companies on corporate sale and purchase operations, joint ventures, venture capital transactions, refinancing operations and commercial contracts, and he has acted for both Spanish and international clients. He also gives continuous legal advice on commercial and corporate law to family offices and to Spanish and foreign businesses. He has advised financial institutions on both financing matters and on issues relating to regulatory law. He is also a specialist in insurance law, both in terms of regulation and in respect of contractual issues, including broking and transactional operations in the insurance sector.

Álvaro has taught on the International Private Law Master’s programme offered by the Barcelona Bar Association, the Master’s in Legal Practice at ISDE and the Law Degree programmes at ESADE, UIC, UNED and Barcelona University.

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Management Development Programme, IESE Business School

Graduate in Law and Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Law from Pompeu Fabra University.

Spanish, Catalan, English and French.

Sant Feliu de Llobregat Bar Association.