Elena Tarragona

Senior Associate
Barcelona
T (+34) 93 494 74 82
Finance
Project Finance

Experience

Senior Associate of the Financial and Capital Markets Legal Department, Elena joined the firm in 2014.

Since 2007, she has developed her professional career at Caja Madrid (today, Bankia) as head of Legal Advice for Corporate and Company Banking at the Business Department of Catalonia and Aragon. From 2005 to 2007 she practised at Jiménez de Parga Abogados.

She has extensive professional experience in the financing and restructuring of large enterprises, national and international project financing, renewable energies and financing for public bodies. She also has a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive advice to financial institutions in the area of banking law. As Caja Madrid’s head of Legal Advice for Developers in Eastern Spain between 2007 and 2011, she gained wide experience in providing specific advice on real estate and property registration law. Furthermore, she has advised on several syndication processes, international transactions involving the constitution of securities abroad and corporate restructuring processes. Her professional experience also includes providing specific advice on pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy scenarios.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Law, Universidad de Barcelona, 2017.
  • PhD in Law. Diploma in Advanced Studies (Research Skills), 2008.
  • Degree in Business Administration and Management (with special prize), University of Barcelona (studying part of her degree at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas), 2005.
  • Law Degree, University of Barcelona, 2005.

 

Teaching

  • Lecturer in Mercantile Law on the Degree in Business Administration and Management at Universidad Abat Oliva CEU since 2011. She also teaches the subject of Bank Contracts as part of the Master for Access to the Legal Profession at the same university.
  • Since 2009, she collaborates with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya as a consultant in Civil Law.

 

Publications

  • Tarragona Fernández, E., “El dret de penyora”, en VV.AA., Lucas Esteve, A. (Dir.), Dret Civil Català, Vol. IV (2), Drets reals, Bosch Editor, Barcelona, 2014.
  • Tarragona Fernández, E., “Introducción al Derecho Mercantil”, en VV.AA., Cortés Pacheco, C. y González de León Berini, A. (Coord.), Introducción al Derecho, Parte General y Parte Especial, Dykinson, Madrid, 2015.
  • Menchén Calvo, J., Tarragona Fernández, E. y Pérez Sanz, C., "La prenda de derechos de crédito. Especial referencia a los derechos de crédito futuros", en VV.AA., Derecho de la empresa y de los mercados financieros, Aranzadi, Pamplona, 2016.
  • Tarragona Fernández, E. La prenda de créditos futuros. Ed. Aranzadi, Pamplona, 2018.

Affiliations

Barcelona Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona).

 

Languages

English, Catalan