27 - 28 March 2024, Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal


Juan Ignacio González Ruiz

Partner, Head of Energy
Uría Menéndez
Juan Ignacio González Ruiz, Uría Menéndez

Juan Ignacio González Ruiz is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1988 and became a partner in 1998. He was resident partner in the firm’s London office between 1995 and 2001.

Juan Ignacio’s practice is focused on banking and finance, energy law and project finance. In London, Juan Ignacio advised leading international investment banks on setting up products for, and deals in, the Spanish market, while retaining direct involvement in all areas of energy law. In the wake of the recent liberalisation of Spanish energy markets, Juan Ignacio has advised on many legal “firsts”, particularly relating to energy supply and trading, third party access to electricity and gas infrastructures and the development of new CCGT plants and renewable energy projects.

Some of Juan Ignacio’s most significant transactions include advising investors on the acquisition of stakes in hydrocarbon logistic companies and on the acquisition of power transmission and gas distribution assets.

Juan Ignacio was named a Leading Lawyer in the last editions of International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Best Lawyers in Spain for energy, project finance and natural resources.

21 Mar 2023
 - 15:00 GMT
Panel Discussion

The Spanish market is one of the most established in Europe and shows no signs of slowing down. Hear from leading decision makers active in the country discuss key topics such as:

  • 7.5GW of solar capacity was added in 2022 (a new single year record)
  • 25GW of new projects have been granted approval by the Ministry for Ecological Transition
  • How large a backlog will there be for installing new projects?