Pablo González-Espejo is a lawyer based in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1994 and was made partner in 2004. In 1999, he opened Uría Menéndez’s Sao Paulo office, which he headed until September 2003. He advised foreign investors in Brazil and was one of the first foreign lawyers to be registered with the Brazilian Bar (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil). In October 2003, Pablo returned to the firm’s Madrid office. Since then, he has focused his practice on commercial and company law, in the audiovisual, telecommunications, sports and IT industry sectors mainly.
Pablo advises companies in regulatory and commercial matters. He is regularly involved in major transactions advising businesses and investors in acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures and outsourcing projects. His international experience includes cross-border deals, especially in Latin America.
Pablo also heads the sports law practice group at Uría Menéndez, advising sports clubs, leagues and athletes. He has taken part in international arbitrations before the CAS and is part of the team of experts who drafted a white paper to reform Spanish professional sports.
Pablo is considered a leading practitioner in M&A, new technologies, telecommunications, media and sports by the most prestigious legal directories, such as, Chambers, PLC Which Lawyer and Best Lawyers in Spain.
- Law Degree, Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1994 and 1995
- Madrid Bar Association
- OAB (registered as a Foreign Law Consultant)
- Spanish Association of Sports Lawyers