Javier Ruffin
Senior Associate


T: +34 91 515 63 00
D: +34 91 515 63 11
M: +34 673 26 37 89

Summary Open

Javier is a Senior Associate in the Corporate group of Watson Farley & Williams, in Madrid.

Javier specialises in all types of corporate/M&A transactions, both at global and local levels, particularly bidding processes and joint ventures (shareholders agreements, consortium agreements, etc.), as well as corporate day-to-day matters.

In relation to its sectors of expertise, Javier has developed his professional career in the renewable energy sector (PV, thermo-solar, wind, biomass and biodiesel), oil and gas sector (particularly, in LatAm), as well as infrastructure (railways, ports, airports, electricity transmission networks, etc.).

Before joining Watson Farley & Williams, Javier was an Associate in the Energy and Infrastructure and Corporate departments of the Madrid office of Herbert Smith Freehills.

Experience Open

    Javier’s experience includes advising leading energy and infrastructure companies, private equity funds and financial institutions:
    • Through sale and purchase transactions, mainly, in relation to energy and infrastructure assets domestically and also in multi-jurisdictional transactions.
    • On the development and investment in energy and infrastructure projects, including different types of joint ventures structures.
    • On the drafting and negotiation of the main project contracts within the energy and infrastructure sectors.
    • On day-to-day corporate matters, including corporate housekeeping.

Education Open

  • 2011 – 2012: LLM Companies Law (MAJ), Instituto de Empresa
  • 2005 – 2010: Law Degree, Universidad de Murcia

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Madrid Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • 2018 – present: Senior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2012 – 2018: Associate, Energy and Infrastructure and Corporate departments at Herbert Smith Freehills