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Javier Colino


CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid
Languages Spanish, English

Javier Colino is a Partner of the Real Estate & Construction department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specialises in M&A real estate transactions and in real estate finance.

Over the past few years, his practice has focused on advising domestic and international clients (mostly private equity firms and institutional investors) on mergers and acquisitions of real estate based businesses, real estate financings, acquisition of trophy assets, joint ventures, portfolios of REOs and NPLs, workouts of troubled loans, listings of SOCIMIs (Spanish REITs), and project developments.

In addition to his transactional work, Javier has extensive experience in stand-alone real estate matters such as the acquisition of singular assets (hotels, logistic warehouses, offices), the negotiation of leases, commercialisation of assets and asset management, as well as all types of construction and EPC contracts.

Prior to joining CMS in 2021, he developed his professional career at top-tier international and domestic firms, including a period during which he was based in London (United Kingdom).

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"Javier Colino is a very detailed lawyer and a hard worker. His control of the process and information stands out".

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  • Javier regularly writes articles on his areas of expertise for general media and specialised publications.
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Lectures list

  • Javier has taught at the Instituto de Empresa (Advanced Program for Asset Management of Real Estate Assets) and Universidad CEU San Pablo (Master in International Business Law).
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  • 2010 - Bachelor’s Degree in Law + Proprietary Degree in Community Law and International Advocacy, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid (Spain). 
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