Mergers and Acquisitions“The sizeable corporate/M&A practice at this prestigious firm receives enthusiastic client feedback for its advice on a range of matters. Much of the team's work is international.” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
Luis de Carlos has been Managing Partner of Uría Menéndez since November 2005. He joined the firm in 1983 and became a partner in 1991. Luis headed up the Barcelona office between 1993 and 1995 and was responsible for the firm’s professional practice until he was named Managing Partner.
Luis has extensive experience in capital markets and also regularly advises on corporate governance, M&A, banking and corporate law matters.
The main international legal directories consider Luis the leading lawyer in Spain for capital markets work. He is Secretary General of the Fundación de Estudios Financieros and has been a member of the Consultative Working Group of the Corporate Finance Standing Committee (CFSC) of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
- Law Degree with Honours, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1982
- Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1983
- Doctor in Law, cum laude, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1997
Membership of Professional Associations
- Madrid Bar Association
- International Bar Association