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Carlos Paredes

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56493 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Company Law and Corporate Governance

Languages
  • English

CPG

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 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, Martin Jordano. 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. Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador), Santiago Martínez Garrido (Director), Román Escudero Gallego (Director). Las Rozas (Madrid): Iberdrola-Wolters Kluwer, 2018

  • Carlos Paredes. In Derecho de sociedades. Revisando el Derecho de sociedades de capital. Amanda Cohen Benchetrit (Director), Mª Belén González Fernández (Director), Antonio Francisco Galacho Abolafio (Coordinador), Eugenio Olmedo Peralta (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2018

  • Carlos Paredes, Javier Redonet, Jaime Pereda. In Manual de fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, eds. 1.ª y 2.ª. Rafael Sebastián (Director), Martin Jordano (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2016-2018

  • Carlos Paredes, Javier Redonet, Jaime Pereda. In Manual de fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, eds. 1.ª y 2.ª. Rafael Sebastián (Director), Martin Jordano (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2016-2018