Javier Ruiz-Cámara has extensive experience in various areas of commercial law (mergers and acquisitions, finance and debt restructuring, commercial contracting, securities markets and bankruptcy). He advises Spanish and foreign clients, mainly industrial companies but also those in the financial sector. He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2014.

His international practice has focused mainly on Europe and Latin America. From September 2004 to March 2005, he was seconded to the London headquarters of Slaughter and May. From 2005 to 2007, he headed Uría Menéndez’s office in Santiago. From 2008 to 2012, Javier was based in Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office, and since January 2013 he has headed up the corporate and commercial practice in the Bilbao office.

He is recognised as a leading lawyer in a number of international legal directories (Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers, etc.).