Alfonso Gutiérrez

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 65027 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English



Alfonso Gutiérrez is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in January 2005. He is currently a member of the EU and Competition Law Practice Area.

His practice focuses on EU and Spanish competition law. He is regularly asked to advise on EU and Spanish mergers in a variety of sectors, such as banking, energy, telecommunications, aviation, industrial products and pharmaceuticals.

Alfonso frequently acts in litigious matters concerning the individual or collective abuse of a dominant position and the conclusion of restrictive agreements. He intervenes on a regular basis in proceedings for infringements of Article 102 of the EU Treaty and Article 2 of the Spanish Competition Law.

He also regularly represents clients before the European Commission in State aid cases.

He has been recognised as a top competition and antitrust lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe since 2002. The Legal 500  and Who’s Who Legal have also listed him as a recommended lawyer since 2010.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad de Salamanca, 1991
  • LL.M. in EU Law, Catholic University of Leuven, 1992
  • LL.M. in EU Law, College of Europe, Bruges, 1993

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Alfonso is a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences pertaining to his field of expertise.

Recent publications

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez, Leticia López-Lapuente. Expansión (, 11/05/2022

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez, Miguel Martínez, Jesús Remón. In Últimas novedades normativas afectantes al sector eléctrico, 1.ª ed. Luis Mª Cazorla Prieto (Director), Raúl César Cancio Fernández (Coordinador). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2022

  • Jokin Beltrán de Lubiano Sáez de Urabain, Alfonso Gutiérrez. In The Cartels and Leniency Review, 10th Ed. John Buretta (Editor), John Terzaken (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2022

  • Tomás Arranz, Diego Cardona, Tânia Luísa Faria, Alfonso Gutiérrez, Ignacio Larraín, Federica del Llano, Catalina Montero, Duarte Peres, Juan Pulido, Verónica Vergaray. In Fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas. Una perspectiva iberoamericana. Tomás José Acosta (Director), Felipe Cuberos de las Casas (Director), Diego Cardona (Coordinador), Guillermo Ferrero (Coordinador), Álvaro López de Argumedo (Coordinador), Alberto Pulido (Coordinador), Carlos Alberto Reyes (Coordinador), Catarina Tavares Loureiro (Coordinador), Nicolás Tirado (Coordinador), Juan Pablo Wilhelmy (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021

  • Tomás Arranz, Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Manual de fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, 3.ª ed. Rafael Sebastián (Director), Martin Jordano (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2021