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Carlos Paredes

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56493 of the Madrid Bar Association
Languages
  • English

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Profile

Carlos Paredes joined Uría Menéndez in 1995 and became a partner in January 2005. He is currently based in the Madrid office.

Carlos was seconded to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett between September 1999 and March 2000.

During 2001 and 2002, Carlos headed up the firm's office in Lima (Peru), where he acquired first-hand experience in Latin America.

His practice focuses on commercial and company law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, banking and securities law, and he regularly advises:

  • private and listed companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring transactions, both in Spain and in Latin America;
  • financial entities, listed companies and venture capital firms; and
  • on issues of equity and debt.
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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1994
  • Economics Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1995
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

  • Lecturer on commerical law at the Universidad Pontifica de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (2017- 2019)
  • Lecturer on company law at the Universidad Pontifica de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (2019-2020)
  • Lecturer on company law at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (since 2012).
  • Lecturer on corporate law at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (2009-2010).
  • Lecturer on business law in the master's degree programme at the Fundación Carolina, Madrid (2008-2009).
  • Lecturer on business law in the master's degree programme at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2007-2008).
  • Lecturer on the master’s degree programme on legal practice at the Instituto de Empresa (2006-2007).
  • Lecturer on international legal practice in the master's degree programme at the Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid (2005-2006).
  • Lecturer on international business law in the master's degree programme at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, Madrid (2003-2004).

Carlos is a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences pertaining to his practice areas.

Recent publications

  • Carlos Paredes, Jaime Pereda, Javier Redonet. 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

  • Carlos Paredes, Jaime Pereda, Javier Redonet. 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

  • Carlos Paredes. El País (elpais.com), 25/04/2021

  • Martin Jordano, Carlos Paredes. In 2019 Práctica mercantil para abogados. Los casos más relevantes en 2018 de los grandes despachos. Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2019

  • Carlos Paredes. In Cuadernos de Derecho para Ingenieros. La responsabilidad de los consejeros en las sociedades. Román Escudero Gallego (Director), Santiago Martínez Garrido (Director), Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): Iberdrola-Wolters Kluwer, 2018