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Laura Ruiz
Laura Ruiz

Contact

lruiz@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 423 67 42
Paseo de la Castellana, 50
28046 Madrid
Spain

Practice areas

  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Profile

Laura Ruiz joined Pérez-Llorca in 2007 and made partner in January 2021. Over the years, she has advised domestic and foreign clients on all types of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration. Recently, her work has focused on insolvency and corporate law. In 2013, Laura went on secondment to the Stockholm headquarters of the law firm Mannheimer Swartling.

Studies:

  • 2011 Specialist diploma in Insolvency Law, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao
  • 2007 Degree in Law and Economics, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
  • 2007 Degree in Law, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid

She speaks Spanish, English and basic French.

Experience

Insolvency

Laura’s insolvency practice covers both advice to debtors (advice on pre-insolvency stages, judicial endorsement of refinancing agreements, preparation, filing and processing of insolvency proceedings) and their shareholders and directors, such as advice to creditors in different phases of the insolvency proceedings.

Laura has represented clients in all types of insolvency-related legal proceedings: challenging the inventory and the list of creditors, rescissory actions and contract termination proceedings. Likewise, she been involved in corporate actions within insolvency proceedings (challenging corporate resolutions) and in the liability phase of the insolvency proceedings (either defending the interests of the directors or the creditors).

Additionally, Laura advises, alongside the Firm’s transactional teams, on the sale of production units and assets in general, whether in the common phase (with judicial authorisation) or in the liquidation phase in any of its forms (auction, direct sale or dation in payment).

The specific sectors she has provided advice on include engineering, real estate, energy, airlines, government concessions for roads, tourism, retail, and shipyards.

Litigation

Laura has advised on a wide range of civil and commercial litigation related to energy, insurance, sponsorship contracts, sponsorship letters, financial derivatives, construction, distribution, corporate directors’ liability, challenging corporate resolutions, real estate and corporate sales, and tort law.

Arbitration

Laura also has experience in international and domestic, institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. She has taken part in significant domestic arbitrations before the Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) and the Spanish Court of Arbitration (CEA) related to construction contracts, engineering and financial derivatives. At an international level, Laura has taken part in significant arbitrations before the ICC International Court of Arbitration, mainly on corporate and engineering law.

Academic and Publishing Collaborations

Laura has also taught classes at the Madrid Bar Association, for the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad Carlos III (Insolvency Law) and for the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at IE Law School (Procedural Law).

Laura has coached Universidad Carlos III’s team for the international competition Moot Madrid and also participates in the competition as an arbitrator.

Laura has contributed the following joint publications:

“Código de Arbitraje” (Aranzadi, 2017), a volume compiling and commenting on the provisions and regulations applicable to arbitration.

“Comentario al Reglamento (UE) Nº 1215/2012 relativo a la competencia judicial, el reconocimiento y la ejecución de resoluciones judiciales en materia civil y mercantil”.

Editorial Aranzadi, 2016. She is the author of commentaries on articles 6, 7 and 59.

She regularly writes articles for economic press and specialist legal magazines.

Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).

Recognition

​Laura Ruiz features in various legal directories such as:

  • Chambers Europe: ‘Restructuring/Insolvency: Insolvency’ (Up and Coming).
  • Best Lawyers®: ‘Insolvency and Reorganization Law’ and ‘Litigation’.
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Madrid

Contact

lruiz@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 423 67 42
F: +34 91 436 04 30
Paseo de la Castellana, 50
28046 Madrid
Spain

Profile

Laura Ruiz joined Pérez-Llorca in 2007 and made partner in January 2021. Over the years, she has advised domestic and foreign clients on all types of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration. Recently, her work has focused on insolvency and corporate law. In 2013, Laura went on secondment to the Stockholm headquarters of the law firm Mannheimer Swartling.

Studies:

  • 2011 Specialist diploma in Insolvency Law, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao
  • 2007 Degree in Law and Economics, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
  • 2007 Degree in Law, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid

She speaks Spanish, English and basic French.

Experience

Insolvency

Laura’s insolvency practice covers both advice to debtors (advice on pre-insolvency stages, judicial endorsement of refinancing agreements, preparation, filing and processing of insolvency proceedings) and their shareholders and directors, such as advice to creditors in different phases of the insolvency proceedings.

Laura has represented clients in all types of insolvency-related legal proceedings: challenging the inventory and the list of creditors, rescissory actions and contract termination proceedings. Likewise, she been involved in corporate actions within insolvency proceedings (challenging corporate resolutions) and in the liability phase of the insolvency proceedings (either defending the interests of the directors or the creditors).

Additionally, Laura advises, alongside the Firm’s transactional teams, on the sale of production units and assets in general, whether in the common phase (with judicial authorisation) or in the liquidation phase in any of its forms (auction, direct sale or dation in payment).

The specific sectors she has provided advice on include engineering, real estate, energy, airlines, government concessions for roads, tourism, retail, and shipyards.

Litigation

Laura has advised on a wide range of civil and commercial litigation related to energy, insurance, sponsorship contracts, sponsorship letters, financial derivatives, construction, distribution, corporate directors’ liability, challenging corporate resolutions, real estate and corporate sales, and tort law.

Arbitration

Laura also has experience in international and domestic, institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. She has taken part in significant domestic arbitrations before the Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) and the Spanish Court of Arbitration (CEA) related to construction contracts, engineering and financial derivatives. At an international level, Laura has taken part in significant arbitrations before the ICC International Court of Arbitration, mainly on corporate and engineering law.

Academic and Publishing Collaborations

Laura has also taught classes at the Madrid Bar Association, for the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad Carlos III (Insolvency Law) and for the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at IE Law School (Procedural Law).

Laura has coached Universidad Carlos III’s team for the international competition Moot Madrid and also participates in the competition as an arbitrator.

Laura has contributed the following joint publications:

“Código de Arbitraje” (Aranzadi, 2017), a volume compiling and commenting on the provisions and regulations applicable to arbitration.

“Comentario al Reglamento (UE) Nº 1215/2012 relativo a la competencia judicial, el reconocimiento y la ejecución de resoluciones judiciales en materia civil y mercantil”.

Editorial Aranzadi, 2016. She is the author of commentaries on articles 6, 7 and 59.

She regularly writes articles for economic press and specialist legal magazines.

Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).

Recognition

​Laura Ruiz features in various legal directories such as:

  • Chambers Europe: ‘Restructuring/Insolvency: Insolvency’ (Up and Coming).
  • Best Lawyers®: ‘Insolvency and Reorganization Law’ and ‘Litigation’.

Office

Madrid

Contact

lruiz@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 423 67 42
Paseo de la Castellana, 50
28046 Madrid

Spain