Israel García Rico


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  • English
  • Spanish

Israel García Rico



Israel García is a partner in Garrigues’ Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts Department and has spent his professional career at the Firm.

He specializes in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, project and corporate finance, restructuring and refinancing, and has participated in numerous private equity deals within the Autonomous Community of Valencia in the food and agriculture, biopharmaceutical and aviation industries, among others. He also has wide-ranging experience in providing corporate law advice to multinational corporations and acts as board secretary and legal adviser to various companies.

He also has extensive expertise in energy law and practice, working in this field with numerous operators at all stages of the renewables value chain. By way of example, he regularly participates in the structuring, sale and purchase of renewable energy projects and facilities, both in Spain and abroad, turn-key construction contracts and operating & maintenance contracts, electricity transmission and trading contracts, and provides advice to equipment manufacturing and auxiliary industries, etc.

Featured in the 'Best Lawyers' directory, in the 'Corporate and M&A' – Valencia category. Selection by 'Best Lawyers' is based on an exhaustive, rigorous survey and confidential feedback gathered from a wide array of professionals.

He was rewarded with the “40 under 40” award by Iberian Lawyer, which recognizes the best forty Spanish and Portuguese lawyers less than 40 years old

He has lectured at various universities and academic institutions, such as Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he was associate lecturer in corporate/commercial law; Fundación Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles; Federación de Cajas Rurales; Bioval (Bioregion of the Autonomous Community of Valencia). He currently coordinates and teaches classes on various Executive Master’s Degree Programs at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

Israel García is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.



Academic background:

Degree in Law and in Economics and Business Studies (Universidad Pontificia Comillas – ICADE E-3).


Co-author of “Corporate Business Forms in Europe” published by Sellier and “Public-Private Partnership in the Public Sector Contracts Law” published by La Ley (*).

He has also participated as speaker at various seminars and conferences on renewable energy, restructuring processes, legislation concerning late payment, and protection of biotechnological inventions, both at the Firm and at various specialist associations and centers (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Aspack (the National Association of Manufacturers of Cardboard Packing, Packaging and Products), the Valencia Hotel Federation, the Valencia Construction Industry Federation, etc.).

(*) originally published in Spanish.