Esther González
Senior Associate

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Summary Open

Esther González is a senior associate in the Restructuring and Insolvency groups in the Madrid office of Watson Farley & Williams.

Esther specialises in insolvency law and works on a range of transactions across a diverse portfolio of sectors, including real estate, energy and industrial. She advises debtors, creditors and potential investors, as well as provides advice on financial restructuring. She also has experience in mergers and acquisitions and the sale of loan portfolios.

Experience Open

    • Advising Liberbank as agent to the financing consortium on the €50m financial restructuring of two Spanish photovoltaic plants owned by energy producer Guadalta, a subsidiary of leading international energy developer Grupo Naturener. The two parks, with an aggregated capacity of 7.5 MW, are located in the municipalities of Manzanares and Almuradiel in Ciudad Real province, Spain.
    • Advising a syndicate of 10 lenders, led by Banco Santander, on the €528m financial restructuring of Olivento, Spain’s largest onshore wind portfolio with a total capacity of 422 MW. Sponsored by FCC and Plenium FMPG, Olivento consists of 14 plants located in various autonomous regions, including Almería, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, León, Lugo, Pontevedra, Teruel, Toledo and Zaragoza.

Education Open

  • Law degree and Business Administration degree. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Madrid Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • May 2015 – present: Senior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2010 – 2015: Senior Associate, Uría Menéndez (Finance department and Insolvency & Restructuring department)
  • 2009: Trainee, Linklaters

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