Described as "one of the best M&A lawyers in Spain," Juan Miguel Goenechea continues to receive outstanding praise. A client remarks: "He invests his time, is willing to work hard, and brings a lot of creative ideas to the table."
Salvador Sánchez-Terán most recently acted on a major transaction on behalf of Criteria Caixacorp. "He's a market leader," comments one source.
Cándido Paz-Ares is highly regarded by market sources, particularly in corporate governance. One source described him as "a great lawyer with an excellent reputation. He has fantastic knowledge and intuition."
Managing partner and corporate head Rafael Sebastián is "a fantastic corporate lawyer" according to sources.
Juan Francisco Falcón has been visible acting for CCMP on its investment in new airline Volotea.
Jaime Pereda continues to have a strong presence in corporate work, acting for both domestic and international companies.
Barcelona-based Eduardo Geli has experience in various areas of corporate, M&A, and corporate governance, in addition to prime knowledge of the US market.
Former managing partner of the Peruvian office Carlos Paredes impresses with his knowledge of both Spanish and Latin American legal matters.
German expert Christian Hoedl is highly regarded for his work with private equity clients. He heads the firm's German desk, which advises Spanish clients on their investments in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The team also assists clients from these countries doing business in Spain.
Formerly of the firm's Mexican office, Francisco Martinez Boluda continues to advise a range of clients from the region on all corporate, M&A and banking matters.
Eduardo Rodríguez-Rovira is well regarded for his expertise in private equity and M&A, as well as for his excellent knowledge of the Argentine market. He manages the Latin America desk and previously worked in the firm's Buenos Aires office advising Spanish clients on their investments in Latin America. His practice covers debt restructuring, corporate acquisitions and financial regulatory work.
Pablo González-Espejo is a key contact for Brazilian clients, thanks to his previous experience working in the firm's Sao Paulo office and advising foreign investors in Brazil. He is fluent in Portuguese and is registered to practise as a foreign lawyer in Brazil.
Javier Ruiz-Cámara worked in the firm's Santiago office for several years. He assists Spanish and international clients, including financial entities and major corporations, on M&A, commercial contracts and debt restructuring.
Jorge Martí is the key point of call for the India desk. He often works with Indian clients and has been a director of the Europe India Chamber of Commerce for several years. The team frequently advises Indian clients active in Spain, as well as helping Spanish clients establish themselves in India.
The Israel desk is managed by Carlos de Cárdenas Smith and Inés de Alvear. The practice covers all corporate, M&A, restructuring and banking work, and it also has lawyers specialised in defence and aerospace.
The firm's Italy desk is split between Spain and Portugal, with Raimon Tagliavini as the client contact in Barcelona. He is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish, and advises Italian clients on all corporate law matters.
Uría Menéndez's Russia practice advises Russian clients on all corporate, finance and tax matters in Spain. Sebastián Sáenz de Santa María and Luis Viñuales are the key contacts for clients.
The Middle East desk has a particular focus on corporate, real estate and tax work in the region. The key contacts are Guillermo Canalejo and Yásser-Harbi Mustafá.
Juan Carlos Machuca heads Uría's London practice. His work encompasses corporate, finance and securitisation work.
Brussels-based Edurne Navarro Varona advises on a range of corporate, competition and state aid matters. She is a prime choice for international clients, thanks to her fluency in Spanish, English, French, Italian, German and Dutch.