Carlos Pérez Dávila

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Carlos joined Pérez-Llorca in September 2019 as Partner of the Debt Capital Markets practice. Prior to joining the firm, Carlos worked in the capital markets practice at the Madrid office of a prestigious international firm. Carlos has also worked in the Debt Capital Markets legal department at J.P. Morgan in London.


2004 Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3)
2003 Degree in Law, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3)
He speaks Spanish, English and French.


Carlos has extensive experience in the finance sector, having advised financial institutions, funds, corporations and multinational companies throughout his professional career, in all types of DCM transactions, including securitisations, structured finance transactions, issues of corporate bonds, regulatory capital, high yields and mortgage market instruments, as well as in portfolio acquisitions, including distressed assets.

He also has considerable experience advising financial institutions on banking and capital markets regulations.

He has participated in many of the most innovative fixed income, securitisation and structured finance transactions that have taken place in Spain in recent years, including the first ever credit card securitisation carried out in Spain.

Academic and Publishing Collaborations

Carlos has lectured on several Master’s programmes and is the author of numerous publications, including the following:

The Capital Markets Union: a path towards a greater Union, published in the annual report of Euro 2017, IEAF/FEF & Fundación ICO (February 2018).
Securitisation (“La titulización”), published in Cuadernos de Derecho para Ingenieros, Wolters Kluwer – La Ley & Iberdrola.
New regime of securitisation in Spain (“Novedades en el régimen de la titulización en España”), published in the Thomson Reuters Newsletter (September 2015).
Flexibility for securitisations in Spain (“Flexibilidad para las titulizaciones en España”), published in “Cinco Días” (May 2015).
Countdown to the Payment Services Law (“Cuenta atrás para la Ley de Servicios de Pago”), published in “Cinco Días” (October 2009).
Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).


Carlos Pérez Dávila features in various legal directories such as:

Chambers Global: Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives (Up and Coming).
Chambers Europe: Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives (Up and Coming).
Legal 500 EMEA: Capital Markets: Debt (Next Generation Partners).
Best Lawyers®: Capital Markets Law and Debt & Equity.
Leaders League: ‘Capital Markets: Debt & Equity’.


Iberian Lawyer: ‘Lawyer of the Year’, Banking and Finance, 40 under Forty (2020).

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