Alfonso López-Ibor Aliño

Alfonso López-Ibor is the managing partner of the Madrid office. Previously, he was managing partner of Allen & Overy, Madrid, for 10 years.

He specializes in commercial, financial and banking law. Alfonso López-Ibor is also recognized for his experience in litigation, arbitration and air transport law.

In commercial law, he regularly advises clients on the acquisition and sale of Spanish or foreign companies, in venture capital/private equity transactions, MBOs and corporate restructuring. He also advises multinationals that wish to settle in Spain, either through branches or through the acquisition of already established companies.

In banking and financial law, he has experience in syndicated loans, guarantees and financing of assets, as well as in the relationship with the CNMV.

Alfonso heads up the department specialized in providing legal advice to companies in the airline sector, including national and international contracting, handling contracts, financial structures, including operating lease transactions, guarantees, financing of acquisitions, permits, authorizations and registrations. He is one of the best known Spanish lawyers in the aviation sector.

He provides advice on litigation and international arbitrations in matters of great complexity.


Law Degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
London School of Economics and Political Sciences.
Hague Academy of International Law.


Spanish, English and French.


Madrid Bar Association.


Chambers & Partners: Dispute Resolution

Legal 500: Banking & Finance, Transport

IFLR1000: Banking & Finance

Best Lawyer desde 2013: Corporate, Litigation, Planning