Rodrigo Ogea

Rodrigo Ogea

Baker McKenzie Madrid S.L.P.


Rodrigo Ogea is Co-Managing partner of Baker McKenzie in Spain. He regularly advises corporations, family offices and funds in transactions and reorganizations.

Recognized as one of the most prestigious lawyers by Chambers & Partners, Rodrigo is a member of the Advisory Board of CID/ICADE, of the Board of the American Business Council, of the Advisory Board of the Chairman of CEOE (Spanish Trade Board), as well as a member of the Tax Committees of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the US Chamber of Commerce in Spain. He has also been a trustee of the Foundation for Taxes and Competitiveness and the Spanish representative to the European Commission Expert Group for the Removal of Tax Obstacles for cross-border European Private Equity Investments.

Practice Focus

Rodrigo advises large companies, family groups and private equity funds on the structuring of investments and reorganizations. His practice also includes fund structuring: private equity, real estate, infrastructure or renewable energy, and structured finance transactions: project finance, asset finance and securitization.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a leading utility on the tax structuring of a USD 7 billion takeover bid of a major Spain-listed target.

  • Advised on the tax structuring of a USD 3 billion common stock and convertible note offerings by a leading steel manufacturing company.

  • Advised a Spanish listed real estate company in the tax planning of a USD 1.7 billion pan-European real estate acquisition in eight EU jurisdictions.

  • Advised a leading European multinational in the tax structuring of a USD 900 million pan-European securitization program.

  • Advised one of the most relevant non-listed Spanish real estate companies on the tax structuring of a USD 450 million real estate fund.

  • Advised one of the main US car manufacturers on the restructuring of its European group.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Madrid Bar Association - Member


  • Madrid~Spain (2003)


  • Institute of Stock Market Studies (Master's Degree in Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, summa cum laude) (2000)
  • National University of Distance Education (Law Degree) (1996)
  • University Autónoma de Madrid / Dublin City University (Graduate Degree Business and Economic Studies) (1994)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish