Jaime Bofill

Jaime Bofill


Email jaime.bofill@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 89

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

"Bofill has innate qualities which help him come up with the best solutions".

Chambers Europe 2020

Jaime specialises on the Financial Institutions, Retail Banking and FinTech industry, with a strong focus in the Insurance & Reinsurance arena as well as payment services matters. He regularly advises on corporate transactions and distribution schemes within the insurance field, as well as in corporate and regulatory aspects of the financial services market. Jaime's advisory work includes M&A, joint ventures and reorganizations in the insurance sector and general advice about coverage and scope of insurance and reinsurance policies.

He has managed, participated and designed several cross-border mergers between insurance companies in Europe and is one of the most recognized local lawyers in insurance portfolio transfers (national and transnational) and purchases of insurance companies. He is also well-versed in regulatory matters, with a strong emphasis in the market relations with the Spanish Insurance Authorities (DGSFP), having participated in different and complex filings and matters before the DGSFP. Jaime also concentrates on the Payment Services industry where he has worked both for local and international players on aspects related to the PSD and its implementation in Spain, AML matters and compliance duties. He used to work on international matters for payment services entities.

He is a Professor of Tort Law in the University Pontificia Comillas (ICADE).

Awards and recognitions


Ranked in FinTech Legal
Chambers Professional Advisers


Ranked in Insurance
Chambers Europe

2016, 2018-2020

Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Recommended for Insurance
Legal 500 EMEA


Recommended Lawyer for Insurance Law
Best Lawyers


Recommended Lawyer for Litigation
Best Lawyers


Recommended Lawyer for Insurance & Reinsurance
Who’s Who Legal


Recommended Lawyer for Insurance and Reinsurance
Expert Guides

Education and admissions


Law Degree, University of Navarra

LL.M., Instituto de Empresa de Madrid


Member, Madrid Bar Association

Professor, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE)

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions


Representative experience

Advising the Spanish Association of Fintech and Insurtech (AEFI) on the formation of a Sandbox in Spain.

Advising a Spanish insurance company on its Group merger in Spain and several insurance portfolio transfers.


Advising an international insurance company on one of the first cross-border mergers affecting a Spanish insurer.

Advising an international insurance company on a large dispute regarding its bancassurance business with a Spanish bank related to its joint venture alliance.

Advising Spanish Fintech companies in their licensing process before the Bank of Spain, having obtained the first PISP recording in 2020.

Advising a big financial corporation in Spain in their entry into the Spanish Sandbox.

Assisting in the establishment of several international payment services companies in Spain.

Assisting several major payment services companies on inspection proceedings carried out by the Bank of Spain.

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