Jesús Conde




Real Estate


Languages: English and Spanish

Assistant: Alicia Gayubas

Jesús joined the firm as partner in the Real Estate Department in 2016 after seven years as a partner at the Real Estate Department of Baker McKenzie.

He started his professional career as an associate at Uría Menéndez (1996-1999) where he worked in the corporate, real estate and administrative areas. He also worked as a senior associate of the Real Estate Department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (1999-2009).

Throughout his career he has specialized in projects of restructuring, negotiation and execution of international real estate transactions, handling civil, commercial, planning and administrative aspects of matters such as auction sales and sale & lease back transactions of industrial and commercial premises. He has also focused on office and retail complex leases and forward funding agreements.


  • J.D. from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), 1996. Graduated with Honors.
The EMEA Legal 500 2019 – Real Estate

Practice head Jesús Conde is the key name to note. Clients include Kefren Capital and Spotify Spain.

The EMEA Legal 500 2019
Chambers Europe Guide 2019 – Real Estate

Jesús Conde of Araoz & Rueda frequently represents Spanish and international investors and asset managers in transactional real estate mandates. He also assists retail clients with complex lease negotiations. " He's a very commercially minded lawyer who gives good support to our business", says one source.

Chambers Europe Guide 2019
Best Lawyers 2019 – JCM

Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in Spain" in Real Estate.

Best Lawyers 2019
The EMEA Legal 500 2018 – Real Estate

Araoz & Rueda's practice was strengthened by the hire of Jesús Conde from Baker McKenzie. Clients include Kefren Capital, Osborne Group, Moraval Group and Spotify Spain.

The EMEA Legal 500 2018
Chambers Europe Guide 2018 – Real Estate

Sources say that Jesús Conde of Araoz & Rueda has a "high level of understanding of the problems that can arise on a deal" and offers "professionalism and kindness in equal parts." He has a broad real estate practice that includes the negotiation of lease agreements and construction contracts. He advised Etro on its leasing of store premises in Barcelona-based La Roca Village.

Chambers Europe Guide 2018
Best Lawyers 2018 – JCM

Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in Spain" in Real Estate.

Best Lawyers 2018
Chambers Europe Guide 2017 – Real Estate

Jesús Conde recently joined Araoz & Rueda. His practice includes advising on transactional instructions as well as mandates concerning the outsourcing of real estate management. Interviewees recommend him because “he is diligent and he knows what he is doing”.

Chambers Europe Guide 2017
Best Lawyers 2017 – JCM

Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in Spain" in Real Estate.

Best Lawyers 2017
Chambers Europe Guide 2016 – Real Estate

Jesús Conde is a new addition to the Araoz & Rueda team. He focuses on real estate acquisitions, office and retail complex leases, and sale and leasebacks. Clients describe him as "friendly and understanding" "professional and quick" and "there for his clients 24/7 if need be."

Chambers Europe Guide 2016
Best Lawyers 2016 – JCM

Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in Spain" in Real Estate.

Best Lawyers 2016

“El capital riesgo ante el nuevo mercado inmobiliario: incertidumbre y oportunidades”

Publication: Capital & Corporate Magazine Nº 45
Authors: Jesús Conde
Date: October 2018

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“Es Airbnb su arrendatario?”

Publication: La Razón (daily economic newspaper)
Authors: Jesús Conde
Date: July 2017

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“Real Estate Annual Review – Spain Chapter”

Publication: Financier Worldwide Real Estate Annual Review
Authors: Jesús Conde
Date: May 2017

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La nueva ola inmobiliaria: activos bancarios y sectores alternativos

Revista Inmueble (magazine on the real estate sector), June 2017

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El Economista – Real Estate Magazine, April 2017

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