Lupicinio Rodríguez

Lupicinio Rodríguez
Lupicinio ILF
Managing Partner

Together with an excellent team of jurists, over the last 30 years Lupicinio has built up a large domestic and international firm. A specialist in Corporate Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Financial Markets, and Industrial and Energy Law, he has an abundance of professional experience, having participated in large corporate transactions dealing with Mergers and Acquisitions, takeover bids, financial markets and capital markets. It is also worth mentioning his work as a legal advisor on Spanish Law in London, as well as being Secretary of Administration for several public and private corporations. In mid-1996 he was acting Director of Legal Consultancy for Bankia, previously Caja Madrid. Lupicinio has been advocating the ‘societization’ and privatization of the savings banks since the 90s. He was also a member of the Bar Association of Madrid’s Relations Committee with the EEC.

Merits and awards

Lupicinio is the co-author, in collaboration with Professor Alfredo Gallego Anabitarte, of a preparatory doctrinal volume on liberalizing laws in Energy, Industry and Mining. Together with Professor Mario Fernández he wrote a groundbreaking work on the Responsibilities of Company Managers and in May 2007 he co-wrote “The Savings Banks: Business Model, Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance” in which he warned about regulatory urgency. He is a member of the European Association of Financial Law and Banking, Spanish Arbitrage Court and the ICC. National Committee He is also President of SCEVOLA, an association promoting ethics and quality of the legal profession. Lupicinio co-wrote the draft bill for the law on timeshares for the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, as well as preliminary versions of other draft bills. He is a well-known contributor to specialized publications and newspapers, such as Expansión and Cinco Días.


Lupicinio obtained his Law and Economics degree from the University of Deusto in Bilbao, and completed his postgraduate studies in the City of London Polytechnic (now London Metropolitan University).

Lupicinio is bilingual Spanish-English and also speaks fluent French.