Alvaro Rojo

Alvaro Rojo

Senior Associate

Alvaro specialises in advising Spanish and worldwide banks and corporates on a range of debt capital markets transactions including regulatory capital, green bonds, hybrid bonds, plain vanilla bonds, commercial paper, mortgage covered bonds etc., either as Programme form (EMTN/GMTN/ECP) or as a standalone trade.
He has also advised on some of the most relevant IPO transactions in Spain in the last ten years (e.g. Iberia/British Airways and CEPSA). Alvaro has also experience working and advising on securitization transactions and on distressed debt trading transactions. He has also advised in numerous M&A transactions and has a broad experience in contractual law and a deep knowledge of the Spanish consumer legislation. Álvaro has been nominated by several legal directories such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 , Iberian Lawyer Forty under 40 and Best Lawyers for his outstanding work in debt capital markets.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Madrid Bar Association


Star Associate, Debt Capital Markets, Chambers Europe, 2024

“Alvaro is helpful, attentive, fast responding, and makes an effort to provide opinions even when an opinion is not strictly included in their scope of work” “He is efficient and organised”; Debt Capital Markets, Chambers Europe, 2024

“Alvaro Rojo is proactive from a commercial perspective and technically very good”, Debt Capital Markets, Chambers Europe, 2023

"Álvaro Rojo is always on the ball”, Debt Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2024

Rising Star, Debt Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2023

Rising Star, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, IFLR1000, 2023



Graduate Certificate in International Relations, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2009

Double degree in Law (Hons) and Business Management (Hons), University of San Pablo CEU (Madrid), 2008


English, Spanish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.