The Firm

ABENCYS is an interdisciplinary office formed by attorneys and economists with a broad experience in delivering legal and economic advice.

We have an EXTENDED EXPERIENCE IN INSOLVENCY LAW and the skills to provide an optimum, high-added value service throughout the insolvency proceeding.

Abencys Reestructuraciones, S.L.P. (ABENCYS) was incorporated in 2013 by Javier Díaz-Gálvez and Luis Martín Bernardo. Both hold law and economics degrees and have over 30 years of experience in multi-national professional services firms, in their capacity as experts in the legal and economic aspects of Insolvency and Restructuring proceedings.

Currently the office has four partners. Along with the founders, these partners are Manuel Gordillo, a long-standing practitioner who is experienced in litigation and disputes resolution and insolvency law, and Carlos A. Grande, a specialist in commercial law who focuses also on insolvency law, real estate, and finance.

Our partner Luis Martín was engaged in 2014 in the creation of ASPAC (Asociación Profesional de Administradores Concursales – Insolvency Office Holders’ Professional Association). He was the chairman of the association until 2018 when he became the head of the international section. ABENCYS is an active member of the European Association of Insolvency Office Holders' Organisation.

ABENCYS’s members represent the Firm in renowned international professional associations such as TMA (Turnaround Management Association), INSOL (International Association of Restructuring Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals) and IBA (International Bar Association). Also, ABENCYS is the founding law office of ERS – European Restructuring Solutions and its partners are included and recommended as leading specialists in the Restructuring and Insolvency areas drafted by Best Lawyers and Legal 500.

Abencys proporciona asesoramiento legal y económico

International Focus

ABENCYS provides also cross-border assistance through bi-lateral agreements with a network of reputed professional services firms.

It is a founding member and currently belongs to the ERS (European Restructuring Solutions) network.

Knowledge and Training

Training activities in ABENCYS are permanent. Our professionals take part regularly in the seminars and take courses that are required to be permanently up to date.

We have a Documentation and Knowledge Management Service that allows us to be one step ahead and be permanently aware of statute and case law changes and developments in all our areas of practice.

Acknowledgments in the insolvency area

• The “Best Lawyers” directory recognizes Javier Díaz-Gálvez and Manuel Gordillo in its 2020 Release for their practice in the Insolvency and Restructuring Practice

• Runner-up for the Best Legal Boutique. V edition of the Expansión Prizes for business law practice. June 2020

Best legal Start Up. IV edition 2019 Expansión Prizes for business law practice.

• “Lawyers Monthly Legal Awards 2019” Firn of the Year in Spain in the insolvency and restructuring area granted by the British magazine LAWYER MONTHLY.

• AI Acquisition International 2018 Global Excellence Award.

The Insolvency Law Community

Since 2016, as part of its commitment to spread the knowledge of and contribute to the development of the insolvency and restructuring practice in Spain, Abencys has steadily sponsored and participated in a large number of Conferences and Seminars on insolvency matters.