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José Guardo

José Guardo


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José Guardo

José Guardo's main areas of practice are Projects, Asset Finance and Export and Trade Finance. José advises all the main financial Spanish and international institutions active in Spain. 

José also is very active advising corporations and multilaterals abroad, and in particular in Latin America. He has vast expertise in infrastructures and energy related transactions.

  • Advised the bank syndicate on the financing of the winning consortium for the Medina-Mecca high-speed train deal
  • Advised the bank syndicate on financing the construction and start-up of Gas Natural’s underwater storage, Project Castor
  • Advised the banks on the financing of the Pintado wind-farm project in Uruguay's Florida department
  • Clifford Chance Wins Big at the 2017 LatinFinance Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards
    10 October 2017
    Press Release
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Career and qualifications

  • Universidad de Valencia (Law) 1992
  • Universidad Carlos III, Madrid (MA, EU Law) 1993
  • Admitted as an Abogado in Madrid 1994
  • Garrigues 1993, Partner from 2003
  • Joined Clifford Chance as a Partner 2011

Awards and citations

  • José Guardo was given an award by Chambers & Partners for his "Outstanding contribution to the legal profession" in 2012, in recognition of his exceptional legal and intellectual leadership in Project Finance
  • In both 2012 & 2013, José participated in the World Economic Forum, and in 2013, he was invited to be a speaker in the panel discussion "Strengthening Institutions" at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, in Lima, Peru
    World Economic Forum