Miguel Angel López Mateo

Miguel Angel López Mateo

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Languages Known:

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Miguel Angel López Mateo

Principal associate


Miguel Ángel López Mateo is a principal associate in the M&A, and Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts practices.

He has extensive expertise in advising clients from a wide range of industries, such as the food, financial services, real estate, energy and chemicals industries, among others.

His experience enables him to understand the specific needs of industrial companies in complex processes involving sale and purchase transactions, mergers and the setting-up of joint ventures, the establishment of foreign groups and companies in Spain, the expansion of Spanish groups abroad, the restructuring and refinancing of bank debt, and the financing of new projects.

Having trained in the UK and the US, as well as in Germany, he has particularly strong ties with foreign clients, as well as with Spanish clients with a strong presence abroad.

He has been an associate lecturer at Universidad de Murcia (on the law degree and on the bilingual modules of the MBA course) since 2010.

Miguel Ángel Lopez Mateo is a member of the Murcia Bar Association and an international member of the University of Western Ontario’s Obligations Discussion Group (ODG).

Academic background:

LLM, UC Berkeley School of Law, averaged High Honors (HH). 2015.

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of London (Queen Mary and UCL program). Specialization in Common Law. Awarded with Merit. 2011.

Law Degree, Universidad de Murcia, averaged distinction. 2004.

Miguel Ángel received the Best Oral Argument award from UC Berkeley in 2015. A finalist in the “Young Jurist” Awards in 2006, he has attended and participated in a variety of seminars and events, such as “Obligations V” at the University of Oxford in 2010, or “Investing in China”, held in Murcia in 2009.  


He has authored articles such as “Financial Assistance: analysis and critique of current law” (*), Parts I and Part II in Revista de Derecho Mercantil

(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish version of CV for more details.