Luis Sebastiá is a partner in the Corporate/Commercial Department at Garrigues, where he has pursued his professional career since 1991. He specializes in the areas of M&A, securities markets, corporate law and commercial contracts.
His practice includes both providing ongoing advice on contractual and corporate law issues and handling corporate transactions such as business restructuring, project finance and financial restructuring arrangements.
He holds a Degree in Law from the Universidad de Valencia. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers.
He has been a lecturer in several master’s degrees and courses, as well as a speaker at numerous conferences. In particular, he has taught and continues to teach classes in subjects relating to corporate law at Universidad de Valencia, Universidad Católica de Valencia, Universidad Europea and EDEM.
He participated in the collective work Estudios de Derecho Mercantil in Memoriam del Profesor Manuel Broseta Pont (Commercial Law Studies in Memoriam of Professor Manuel Broseta Pont).
Member of the Valencia Bar Association and of the governing board of its Corporate/Commercial Law Chapter.
Luis Sebastiá has been a partner of the Corporate/Commercial Department of Garrigues since 2003, having joined the firm in 1991. In his professional practice, he has participated in M&A deals, securities issues, restructuring and financing arrangements of great complexity, including:
M&A deals in a wide range of industries, with a special focus on the health and agri-food industries involving both private equity firms and family businesses, defending the interests of the buyer or the seller.
Management of due diligence processes.
Project finance deals.
Financial restructuring transactions, involving banking pools or representing the interests of the refinanced companies.
He also provides advice on an ongoing basis on contractual and corporate law matters to large domestic and foreign corporations, primarily in the Valencia Autonomous Community, in his capacity as legal advisor to the board or as nondirector secretary of the managing body. Furthermore, he provides special advice on the following matters:
Drafting of shareholders’ agreements and side agreements.
Formation of entities regulated by the Spanish National Securities Market Commission.
Advice relating to securities markets, tender offers and ongoing advice on regulatory issues to numerous listed companies.
Minor matters in the area of civil law of succession.
Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia
Lectuer at Universidad Católica de Valencia since 2010.
Lecturer at Universidad de Valencia.
Lecturer at Universidad Europea de Valencia.
Lecturer in the Family Business Program of EDEM, Valencia.
Lecturer in several courses and programs organized by the Valencia Bar Association.
Valencia Bar Association.
Member of the governing board of the Corporate/Commercial Law Chapter of the Valencia Bar Association.
Numerous recognitions in Best Lawyers, including Lawyer of the Year 2017, 2019 and 2021.
Publication of myriad articles on corporate and contractual law matters.
Participation in the collective work “Derecho Mercantil. Estudios in Memoriam del Profesor Manuel Broseta Pont” (Commercial Law. Studies in Memoriam of Professor Manuel Broseta Pont). Tirant lo Blanch.