Lucas Osorio

Lucas Osorio

Office Managing Partner
Madrid

Email lucas.osorio@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 39

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate

"He is very calm, which helps to manage sometimes quite explosive situations".

Chambers Europe 2018

Lucas Osorio is the Madrid Office Managing Partner and a partner in the Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets practices. He has extensive experience advising on strategic alliances, M&A, corporate governance and PPP projects, with special focus on infrastructures. He is a former State Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) on voluntary leave of absence who worked for many years in the Spanish public sector on matters of administrative law, public procurement, and regulatory law.

Lucas also has participated in numerous corporate transactions with listed companies and transactions involving the stock market.

He acted for more than a decade as general counsel and secretary general at the listed Ibex-35 company Cintra (Grupo Ferrovial), one of the world's leading transport infrastructure companies, where he acquired extensive experience in infrastructure assets acquisitions, including highways, airports and car parks in various jurisdictions (such as the acquisition of BAA, 407 ETR).

He has been Director and/ or Secretary of many companies and currently he is Secretary of the Board of Directors of Metrovacesa, one of Spain's leading real estate companies.

Lucas serves regularly as arbitrator in multiple arbitration courts, including CIMA, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, and LNFP.

Awards and recognitions

2019

Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

2018-2019

Ranked in Corporate/M&A (Spain)
Chambers Global

2018-2019

Ranked in Commercial, Corporate and M&A
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Ranked in Public Law
Legal 500 EMEA

2012-2019

Ranked in Corporate/M&A
Chambers Europe

2017-2019

Ranked in Public Law
Chambers Europe

2015-2020

Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and M&A
Best Lawyers

2019-2020

Recommended Lawyer in Sports Law
Best Lawyers

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

Memberships

State Lawyer in the Ministry for Public Administration

Ministry of Social Affairs and Ministry of Education and Science

Representative experience

Advising Metrovacesa on its total spin-off and integration into Merlin Properties, Testa Residencial and Metrovacesa Suelo y Promoción thus creating leading real estate groups in the Spanish real estate market and residential rental sector.

Advising major companies such as Metrovacesa and Grupo Ferrovial, S.A. on their IPOs.

Advising Globalvia on its process to raise capital through new investors.

Advising Testa Residencial Socimi, S.A. on its incorporation to the MAB.

Advising on the launch of a takeover bid for the world’s main airport operator, the listed British company BAA).

Advising Fluor and Sacyr in a joint venture for providing engineering and EPC services.

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