Fernando Manzanedo

+34) 91 576 19 00


He has been a partner of the litigation, insolvency and arbitration practices of the firm since 2017.

Fernando Manzanedo is a Government Lawyer on leave of absence. From 2012 to 2017 he held the position of Corporate Director of the legal department of Bankia, where he was responsible for the group’s general legal advisory service, including its representation and defence in litigation. He has extensive experience in civil, contentious-administrative and criminal proceedings.

From 2011 to 2012 he headed Bankia’s “Asesoría Jurídica de Participadas” (Affiliates Legal Advisory Service), leading the legal management of the shareholdings received by Bankia as a result of the integration of various savings banks. He was also director of Iberia Operadora and secretary of the board of directors of Aseguradora Valenciana (absorbed by Mapfre Vida). In the private sector, from 2006 he was general secretary and secretary of the board of directors of the Aldesa Group.

As Government Lawyer he held the offices of Chief Government Lawyer at the Spanish Interior Ministry (1996-2000), Technical General Secretary of the Spanish Ministries of Science and Technology (2000-2002) and the Spanish Interior Ministry (2002-2004) and Government Lawyer before the Spanish Audiencia Nacional (2004-2006).


  • Degree in Law, University of Valladolid, 1989.
  • Government Lawyer, 1992.


He has also given various courses on government organization, procedure and procurement, contentious-administrative proceedings and immigration, etc., organised by the Spanish Ministry of Justice, the Spanish Interior Ministry and the Spanish Ministry of Public Administrations (1994-2000).


He has participated as co-author in the following collective works:

  • “Comentarios a la Ley y Reglamento de Marcas.” (“Commentary on the Trademark Act and Regulation.”). Publisher: Thomson Civitas. Madrid, 2003.
  • “Comentarios a la Legislación de Contratos de las Administraciones Públicas.” (“Commentary on the Legislation governing Contracts with the Public Authorities.”). Publisher: Aranzadi. Madrid, 1992.
  • “Comentarios al Nuevo Código Penal” (“Commentary on the New Criminal Code”), in “Cuadernos de la Guardia Civil”. Madrid, 1995.