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Europe 2022
Spain Insurance
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Uría Menéndez

Our multidisciplinary capabilities, extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry enable us to support clients faced with a complex regulatory framework, challenging market conditions and digitalisation programmes, and major changes to distribution channels. We tackle the legal and business issues that can arise when designing and executing corporate and financing transactions, along with regulatory and commercial strategy issues to reinforce market share, capital position and commercial performance.

Our team is made up of expert lawyers who handle all legal aspects of insurance and reinsurance in litigation and commercial, tax, employment, data protection, administrative and competition law.

Our profound understanding of the sector and litigation capabilities enable us to advise policyholders, insurers, and insurance and reinsurance companies in all types of pre-litigious proceedings and litigation.

Chambers Review

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Insurance - Spain
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Uría Menéndez leverages strong ties to the banking sector to attract instructions on significant bancassurance and M&A mandates. It advises on the restructuring of multinational insurance groups, including cross-border mergers involving a number of European jurisdictions. Its lawyers are experienced in advising on the formation and dissolution of joint ventures. The law firm also acts on terminations of agreements between insurance alliances as well as major acquisitions.

Notable Practitioners

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Guillermo San Pedro
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Guillermo San Pedro
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Band 1

Guillermo San Pedro is highly esteemed for his expertise in complex domestic and cross-border M&A, bancassurance mandates and restructuring processes. One client lauds "his ability to go beyond purely commercial and negotiating activities to demonstrate proven reliability when drafting complex contracts."

Jaime del Fraile
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Jaime del Fraile
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Up and Coming

Jaime del Fraile is widely considered in the market to be a rising star in assisting with domestic and cross-border M&A, corporate restructuring and insurance product distribution agreements. One client affirms: "He transmits confidence."

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Guillermo San Pedro
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Guillermo San Pedro
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Jaime del Fraile
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Jaime del Fraile
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Up and Coming

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