José Ignacio Esquivias


T: +34 91 515 6300
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M: +34 699 793 483

Summary Open

José Ignacio is an Associate in the Real Estate group of Watson Farley & Williams, based in Madrid.

José Ignacio advises Spanish and foreign clients on real estate investment, including purchase-sale transactions, sale & leasebacks, and leases, co-ordinating legal due diligence processes and drafting and negotiating contracts. He has broad experience advising on transactions covering different kinds of real estate assets such as lands, hotels, dwelling buildings, offices, photovoltaic plants, and commercial premises. José Ignacio also advises clients on construction and Horizontal Property matters.

Before joining Watson Farley & Williams, José Ignacio was an Associate in the Real Estate department of Cuatrecasas.

Experience Open

    José Ignacio’s experience includes advising on:
    • Acquisitions of urban lands to develop dwelling.
    • Transactions over hotel assets.
    • The investment and financing of photovoltaic plants.
    • M&A regarding companies with real estate assets.
    • Negotiating and drafting works contracts, project management and architecture services agreements, agreements and other documents related to construction law matters.
    • Horizontal Property matters.

Education Open

  • 2006 – 2012: Degree in Law and Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • 2013 – 2014: Master Universitario de Derecho de la Empresa, ICADE (Universidad Pontificia Comillas)

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • Winner of Cuatrecasas Debate Team Tournament (2016)

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Madrid Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • 2018 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2018: Real Estate department at Cuatrecasas