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Chambers Europe 2018
"He is very calm, which helps to manage sometimes quite explosive situations".
Lucas is a partner in the Corporate/M&A practice in Hogan Lovells' Madrid office, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He is a recognized expert in projects and regulated asset transactions, especially in EPC, PPP, and infrastructure contracts. He is a former State Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) on voluntary leave of absence, and for 12 years he was Legal Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Cintra, one of the leading infrastructure companies in the world (Ibex 35 until its merger with Ferrovial). He is currently Secretary of the Board of Directors of Metrovacesa, a listed real estate company in Spain.
Lucas is an expert in corporate governance, and has also participated in several corporate transactions with listed companies, including the IPO of Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras, SA; Grupo Ferrovial, S.A.; Metrovacesa S.A., the admission of Testa Residencial Socimi S.A. to the Alternative Stock Market (MAB); and several takeover bids.
During his career in the public sector, Lucas was Chief State Attorney in different Ministries, where he focused on Administrative Law, public procurement and regulated sectors in general.
Lucas is recognized by the most prestigious international directories such as Chamebrs & Partners for his Corporate and Public Law practice. Finally, Lucas acts on a regular basis as arbitrator in many arbitration courts.
Since July 2023, Lucas is also Chairman of Emisores Españoles, an association that gathers 75% of IBEX35 companies and 70% of the continuous market.
Chambers Europe 2018
"He is a lawyer with clear technical skill. His expertise is really excellent".
Advising major companies such as Metrovacesa and Grupo Ferrovial, S.A. on their IPOs.
Advising Globalvia on its process to raise capital through new investors.
Advising Testa Residencial Socimi, S.A. on its incorporation to the MAB.
Advising on the launch of a takeover bid for the world’s main airport operator, the listed British company BAA).
Advising Fluor and Sacyr in a joint venture for providing engineering and EPC services.
Advising Mutua Madrileña on the acquisition of 1.26% of Cabify.
- Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
- State Lawyer in the Ministry for Public Administration
- Ministry of Social Affairs and Ministry of Education and Science