Rodrigo Ogea

Rodrigo Ogea

Baker McKenzie Madrid S.L.P.


Rodrigo Ogea is Co-Managing Partner of Baker McKenzie in Spain, since October 2017.

Recognized as one of the most prestigious lawyers by Chambers & Partners, he 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

He advises corporations, family offices and funds in transactions and reorganizations. His practice also includes fund structuring (private equity, real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy) and structured finance (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 securitisation 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)


  • Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (Master's Degree Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, summa cum laude) (2000)
  • University Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Law Degree) (1996)
  • University Autónoma de Madrid / Dublin City University (Graduate Degree Business and Economic Studies) (1994)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish