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Uría Menéndez

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 2SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Gifted ensemble with a strong offering in media as well as IT. Experienced in handling contentious and non-contentious data protection matters for social media corporates and banks. Also manages cases pertaining to cybersecurity, digital rights, software licensing and app development. Additionally acts for media companies, assisting with M&A transactions and broadcasting rights.

Strengths

Clients enjoy the firm's "transparent, rigorous and flexible" service.

Work highlights

Represented Instagram in the Spanish aspects of multi-jurisdictional litigation proceedings relating to data scraping allegations against a developer.

Notable practitioners

The "very technical and detail-oriented" Leticia López-Lapuente keeps progressing in the rankings on the back of extensive market praise and high levels of activity in substantial IT mandates. She assists with cloud-based services, e-commerce and digital transformation processes.

Department head Pablo González-Espejo is identified as a key practitioner in the firm's TMT practice. He is at his most visible advising telecoms and media companies on transactions, commercial contracts and regulatory considerations.

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Overview

Uría Menéndez has been a pioneer in providing legal advice on the areas of telecommunications, media and sport.

The group of lawyers dedicated to these areas is currently composed of three partners, three senior associates and ten associates working in the firm’s offices in Madrid, Lisbon and Barcelona.

The lawyers of this group provide a comprehensive service to clients in their activities ranging from advice on regulatory issues to company transactions. We advise telecommunication companies, media (press, radio and television), entertainment companies (audiovisual producers, musicals, publishers, etc.), technological companies, internet service providers, software creators, sport organisations, athletes and sport professionals.

In attending to our clients in fields with high degrees of specialisation, we consider it essential to provide our lawyers with continuous training in order to maintain their profound knowledge in their fields of expertise.

TMT

- General advice about telecommunications law.
- Legal statute of the telecommunications operators.
- Contracts between operators (interconnection, fibre rent, infrastructure sharing) and with a third party (net financing, outsourcing).
- Procedures with regulating authorities.
- Advice in the participation of public tenders.
- Sales, purchases and other operations of telecommunications companies.


TMT

Uría Menéndez

firm
Location

c/Príncipe de Vergara, 187

Plaza de Rodrigo Uria

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28002

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

Spain

TMT: Information Technology


Leticia López-Lapuente
Band 3

TMT: Media


Pablo González-Espejo
Band 3

TMT: Telecommunications


Pablo González-Espejo
Band 2