Pérez-Llorca adds Insurance counsel for Echauri´s team
Pérez-Llorca has incorporated Rafael Fernández as Insurance and Reinsurance counsel in the Madrid office to promote this practice led by Joaquín Ruiz Echauri
Fernández (pictured) joins the Insurance and Reinsurance team of Pérez-Llorca, led by partner Joaquín Ruiz Echauri. He will reinforce this new practice area configured to provide global and multidisciplinary advice to entities and professionals related to the insurance sector. He has more than ten years of experience in this sector, advising national and international insurance and reinsurance companies on Commercial, Regulatory and Procedural Law.
Until his incorporation to Pérez-Llorca, Fernández held the position of vice president Legal counsel at the parent company of the reinsurance company Swiss Re Europe in Luxembourg.
Previously, he worked as a lawyer in prestigious international law firms as Hogan Lovells and Ashurst where he participated in a wide variety of matters related to the insurance sector, including Corporate operations for the acquisition and sale of insurance entities, Banking-Insurance alliances, portfolio assignments, Contentious advice for coverage refusals, Civil Liability claims, secretarial services for the Board of Directors or in the Regulatory advice to start the activity in Spain.
Fernandez holds a degree in Law and Business Administration from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, a Master of Laws with honours from Georgetown University, and he teaches Commercial and Business Law at IE Law School. A prestigious directory has also recognised him in the ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ category for two consecutive years.