Rafael Castilla

Founding & Managing Partner. Specialising in: Bankruptcy, Commercial and Banking Law

Member of the Barcelona Bar Association since 1971.

Professional Profile

He has been Head of the Banca Más Sardá Legal Department since 1971. In 1971 he also decided to combine the above responsibilities with the practice of law, founding the law firm Bufete Castilla Abogados, SCP.
In 1975 he was appointed to the position of Technical Secretary (non-board member) of the Banco de Expansión Industrial bank. In 1980 he was appointed Head Counsellor of the Legal Consultancy Department and Secretary to the Board of Directors of Banca Más Sardá, S.A. In 1989 he was appointed as External Legal Consultant to Banco Urquijo. Since 1990, and up to the present, he has held the post of Secretary of the Board of Directors of Privat Bank Degroof, S.A. and also serves as an External Legal Consultant for this bank.

Academic Background

Bachelor of Law, University of Barcelona; Commercial Expertise, University of Barcelona; Company Direction and Management Training Courses, ESADE School of Business; Diploma awarded by the School of Legal Practice; Diploma awarded by the CDTE Centre of Tax Studies. Various courses in 'Civil Procedure Law' and 'Bankruptcy Law', ICAB (Barcelona Bar Association) and ESADE.


Spanish, Catalan and French

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