María Gracia Rubio

Of Counsel
Phone: +34 91 577 98 19

Maria has more than 40 years of professional experience as a financial regulation lawyer with experience also in advising financial services providers, including the Fintech industry. Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Chambers Fintech and Legal 500 have included her among the most prominent lawyers in the areas of Financial Regulation and Fintech for more than 10 years. María studied at the Complutense University of Madrid and Harvard University and has an impeccable professional career, having been a member of the Legal Services of the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) (1991); partner in charge of the Financial Regulation team at Baker McKenzie (Madrid), member of the steering committee of the European practice group, (15 years); founding partner of Rubio de Casas Abogados (7 years); independent director of A&G Banco, S.A., chair of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee, member of the Audit and Risk Committee; independent director of JB Capital Markets, S.V., S.A., chair of the joint Audit and Risk Committee, member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee; and currently, Of Counsel of ALEDRA.

Financial and Banking

Fintech Regulatory


Attorney at law

Master of Laws (LL’M) from Harvard University, which he attended with a Fulbright scholarship -1985

Graduate in Law at the Complutense University of Madrid – 1983

She has regularly published articles on financial services regulation and collective investments and has also contributed to several collective books. Additionally, she has been involved in teaching activities in these areas, teaching classes on “International Securities Regulations” as an adjunct professor in the Instituto de Empresa program “Master’s Degree in International Legal Practice” between 2008 and 2014, and on “European Securities Regulation” in the “Summer Program in Madrid” at the William & Mary School of Law since 2001.

In 2015, she also taught classes on “International Securities Regulations” in the joint Master of Legal Practice of ESADE/ICADE.

Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, and Legal 500 have regularly included her among the top lawyers in her practice area.