José Guardo has joined the Madrid office of Clifford Chance as a partner in the banking and finance department.
He joins from Garrigues SLP where he was a partner and in charge of the same practice area.
With over 18 years of experience within the field, Guardo is recognised as a leader in the Spanish financial and banking sector.
Commenting on the move, office managing partner Ignacio Ojanguren said, “hiring a partner of the calibre of José Guardo, as part of such a specialised and active team, not only further strengthens our existing capability but also signals our intention to make investments to support our financial services clients in securing the best outcomes from the challenges they currently face.”
Guardo has started that joining an international firm represents a “great opportunity” to support his clients both in Spain and internationally.
“Clifford Chance has an unquestionable reputation as the worldwide leader in the financial markets. We are currently participating in the most significant transformation affecting the global financial system,” he says.
Guardo is featured in The International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers.