Dentons strengthens Real Estate area

Dentons has hired Roberto Tojo Thomas de Carranza as partner responsible for its Real Estate practice in Spain

pjimage 2022 02 02T110807.144Dentons has reinforced its Madrid office with the incorporation of Roberto Tojo Thomas de Carranza, the new partner responsible for the Real Estate practice in Spain. Along with Tojo, Francisco Jiménez Alarcón, José Ramón Pérez Álvarez-Robles, Gumersindo Clemente Tijeras and Francisco de Bonilla Díaz, all of them from Ramón y Cajal, will join the firm as associates.

Roberto Tojo has 20 years of experience advising developers, investors and funds on complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions and divestments, sale & lease back transactions, leases and construction contracts. He has also worked on real estate and infrastructure financing transactions. Before joining Dentons, he was a partner director of the Real Estate Law department of Ramón y Cajal Abogados and, previously, he worked at Clifford Chance.

In addition to his legal practice, Tojo teaches Real Estate and Urban Law at several universities, such as the Instituto de Empresa (IE) or ISDE, and previously, at the Centro de Estudios Garrigues and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

“Roberto Tojo is a highly respected lawyer in the sector and his incorporation will further strengthen our Real Estate Law team,” comments Jabier Badiola (pictured right), managing partner of Dentons in Spain. “His incorporation is part of a broader strategy aimed at strengthening our presence and improving the legal service we offer in the Spanish market by attracting the best talent in key practice areas for the firm.”

“Dentons is a global firm with one of the largest and most valued Real Estate practices in Europe. I am firmly convinced that it is the ideal place to meet the needs of my clients, especially international ones,” says Roberto Tojo (pictured left).

Dentons’ global Real Estate practice includes more than 1,500 fee eaners worldwide. In 2021, Dentons received Spain’s “Best Real Estate Team” award at the Forty Under 40 Awards.

Michael Heron