Firm / Organisation

Uría Menéndez

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Senior Partner: Luis de Carlos
Managing Partner: Salvador Sánchez-Terán
Number of partners: 132
Number of lawyers: 602
Languages:Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, it comprises 132 partners, and over 400 associates in 13 offices in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
The firm’s international structure allows it to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad.
The firm focuses on banking and capital markets, company and commercial, environment, litigation and arbitration, infrastructures, project finance, private equity, telecommunications, EU and competition, intellectual property, labour, tax, maritime, transport, logistics and real estate.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Corporate & Commercial:
■ Covers all areas of corporate and commercial law, including M&A, commercial contracts, energy and utilities and food and beverages
Contact: Carlos de Cárdenas Smith
Tel: +34 91 586 0790
Email: [email protected]

■ Handles all matters relating to banking, corporate finance insurance, investment funds, project finance, securities and securitisation
Contact:Ángel Pérez López
Tel: +34 91 587 0911
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
■ Active role in complex debt restructuring and refinancing transactions, advising both borrowers and lenders
Contact: Alberto Núñez-Lagos
Tel: +34 91 586 0421
Email: [email protected]

■ Covers advice on all areas of tax law, focusing on: M&A, financial products and capital markets, international tax planning, real estate, project finance, insurance and pension funds, family businesses and high net worth individuals and tax investigation and disputes, including criminal-tax issues
Contact: Rafael García Llaneza
Tel: +34 91 586 0736
Email: [email protected]

Competition & EU:
■ The firm is experienced in all areas of competition law, ranging from preventive advice to representing and defending clients in administrative sanction proceedings, appeals and claims before Spanish, Portuguese and EU bodies
Contact: Jaime Folguera
Tel: +34 91 586 0657
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ Covers all aspects of industrial and intellectual property issues, trademarks, patents, copyright, data protection, pharmaceuticals, etc.
Contact: José Massaguer
Tel: +34 91 586 0590
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Agustín González
Tel: +34 91 586 0754
Email: [email protected]

Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment:
■ The firm has a vast of experience in dealing with ecommerce, information technology, media and entertainment, sports and leisure, telecommunications and advertising
Contact: Pablo González-Espejo
Tel: +34 91 586 0409
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Covers civil and commercial proceedings, local and international arbitration, administrative and constitutional law, contentious-administrative proceedings, tax and criminal law
Contact: Jesús Remón
Tel: +34 91 586 0371
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Miguel Virgós
Tel: +34 91 587 0831
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate/Urban Planning:
■ Provides advice covering all aspects of real estate, including sale, leasing and purchase of land, project management, investment and financing and urban planning
Contact: Fernando Azofra Vegas
Tel: +34 91 586 4564
Email: [email protected]

■ Advises companies and public entities on all types of environmental issues assisting clients at every phase of sanction proceedings deriving from alleged infringements of environmental regulations
Contact: Carlos de Miguel
Tel: +34 91 586 0455
Email: [email protected]

■ Provides comprehensive advice on every aspect of the energy sector, from regulatory and contractual issues to financing and acquisitions
Contact: Juan Ignacio González
Tel: +34 91 586 0381
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Pensions:
■ Advises on a wide range of issues including contracting, collective negotiation, corporate restructuring, litigation, and pension fund management
Contact: Ignacio García-Perrote
Tel: +34 91 586 0759
Email: [email protected]

Maritime & Transport:
■ Provides advice on administrative and regulatory proceedings, finance and insurance to companies in the maritime and transport industries
Contact: Carlos López-Quiroga
Tel: +34 91 586 0768
Email: [email protected]


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