Borja García-Alamán has been a partner at Garrigues since 2008 and has practised law at the firm since 1997, providing advice on business distress situations, out-of-court restructuring processes, workouts and Spanish schemes, pre-insolvency situations and insolvency proceedings. He also has extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation and in arbitration proceedings
He is renowned in the sector for his experience providing strategic advice to debtors in situations of actual or imminent insolvency, and for having participated in many of the most high-profile insolvency proceedings in Spain (and with a cross-border dimension). An expert on directors’ liability and clawback, he is also frequently engaged by creditors to defend or protect their claims, guarantees or contractual positions, strategic acquisitions of companies, production and business units or shareholdings in distress situations, distress debt transactions and claims acquisitions.
His career has been singled out for praise in the most prestigious international legal directories for many years: IFLR1000 (Leading Lawyer), Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers. He has been a lecturer in insolvency law on the master’s degree course in business law at Garrigues Study Centre since 2009, and he is a regular speaker at conferences, focusing mainly on insolvency matters and companies in distress. He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and a founding member of the Spanish Chapter of the experts association Turnaround Management Association.