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Uría Menéndez

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 1PortugalGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Uría Menéndez is a top practice group assisting with transactions across a range of key sectors such as energy, real estate, infrastructure, telecommunications and finance. It combines cross-practice expertise to provide comprehensive advice on a variety of corporate matters including M&A and joint ventures, offering additional support on corporate restructuring matters. The team assists banks, asset management companies and private equity funds. The law firm remains a strong choice for multi-jurisdictional deals owing to its wide network of offices and alliances throughout Europe and Latin America.

Notable practitioners

Antonio Villacampa Serrano of Uría Menéndez is recognised for his "experience and knowledge" by satisfied clients. He regularly advises on joint ventures in addition to cross-border transactions.

Catarina Tavares Loureiro rises in the rankings due to extensive market support, with clients describing her as "very hard-working, rigorous, and with good technical knowledge." She regularly assists clients with joint venture formations and company buyouts.

Francisco Brito e Abreu is often seen advising clients from the cosmetics, private equity and insurance sectors on joint ventures and share acquisitions. Clients appreciate that he is "organised, calm and level-headed when issues arise as well as very commercially minded."

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Overview

Innovation, experience and knowledge of the market: we understand and anticipate our clients’ needs.

We offer comprehensive advice that takes a multidisciplinary approach, placing our experience across all areas of law and unparalleled working standards at the disposal of our clients. They can rely on lawyers with training in finance and business – as well as chaired university professors of commercial, civil and employment law – to address all legal and business aspects of their activity.

We tailor our teams to each transaction with lawyers from other practice areas to ensure the advice we deliver covers all aspects of M&A transactions, no matter the sector and whether they are domestic or cross-border. Our established presence in finance and industry enables us to provide the highest-quality advice on how to design, implement and execute transactions and achieve business objectives.

Knowing our clients and their businesses means we can anticipate the impact that changes in legislation and case law will have in their field and offer creative and innovative solutions to complex problems.

We invest long-term in our relations with clients and accompany them through each transaction with top-quality advice and a practical, efficient and creative approach.

Members

Garin, Duarte (Head of Department)

Brito e Abreu, Francisco

Costa Andrade, Carlos

Stokes, Miguel

Tavares Loureiro, Catarina

Torres Ereio, Joana

Villacampa Serrano, Antonio

Corporate/M&A

Uría Menéndez

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Location

Edifício Rodrigo Uría

Praça Marquês de Pombal, 12

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-162

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Portugal

Corporate/M&A


Antonio Villacampa Serrano
Band 3, Foreign expert for Spain
Catarina Tavares Loureiro
Band 4
Francisco Brito e Abreu
Band 3