Roberto Pomares is the Managing Partner in Spain. A lawyer with more than 25 years of experience, Roberto specialises in national and international corporate transactions. He has advised on all types of corporate matters such as acquisitions, disposals, venture capital investments and divestments, transactions in secondary markets (takeovers and IPOs) and corporate restructurings.

Roberto is one of the most remarkable M&A lawyers in Spain and he is consistently involved in some of the major transactions in the energy sector (renewables, electricity and oil & gas), secondary market and private equity deals.

Some of the clients he has advised include, among others, EDP Energias de Portugal, EDP Renovaveis, Galp, Mapfre, DWS, Finerge, Igneo Infrastructure Partners, GreenVolt, Alantra, CAPZA, Magnum Industrial Partners, Lion Capital, Hispasat, Acciona Recarga and Capital Partners. 


Highlighted credentials include:

  • Advice to EDP Energías de Portugal and EDP Renováveis on the €2.7 billion acquisition of Viesgo from Macquarie. 
  • Advice to Alantra Solar on the launch of N-Sun Energy, investment platform for PV projects in Europe (€1.7bn).
  • Advice to Capza in its main deals in the Spanish market, including its investments in La Finca, Aercal, IMF International School and on its investments and subsequent divestments in the healthcare group Wm Clinics and in the digital certificate company Ivnosys (currently Signaturit).
  • Advice to Hispasat on several deals, including the agreement to take over the management and signal transport business of Media Networks Latin America and the acquisition of AXESS Networks and Sylvestris.
  • Advice to EDP Group on the transfer of 50% of the Aboño Coal Plant to Corporación Masaveu.
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tier 3 in M&A by Chambers & Partners
  • Ranked Top Energy Lawyer in Spain 2022 by Legal Dealmaker.
  • Included in the Expansión’s ranking of Top M&A Lawyers by Deal Value in Spain (2020).
  • Ranked Top 5 by Mergermarket in the ranking Top M&A Lawyers in Iberia (by deal count) – 2020.
  • Ranked as Top 6 in the MergerLinks Top Dealmakers Ranking – Spain 2020.

“Roberto understands the context of negotiations and how to best adapt in order to reach value-creating outcomes." 

Chambers & Partners

"He has very good business judgement.” 

Chambers & Partners

"He is pragmatic, reliable and resourceful." 

Chambers & Partners

"Roberto demonstrates an unmatched commitment to the client." 

Chambers & Partners

"He is an expert in negotiation in M&A transactions." 

Chambers & Partners


  • Law Degree (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Master’s in international business law at the University of London.