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Irantzu Irastorza

Partner since 2019 ––– Bilbao
Member no. 7037 of the Bilbao Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Banking and Finance

  • Company Law and Corporate Governance

Languages
  • English

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Profile

Irantzu Irastorza is the partner responsible for the firm’s corporate and commercial practice in Bilbao. She first joined the firm in 1999 and returned in 2019 after a ten-year stint as Deputy Director of the Legal Department and Chairperson’s Office at Kutxabank S.A. (and previously in BBK). She also worked at the US firm Debevoise & Plimpton (New York) as an associate lawyer in 2003.

She specialises in commercial, corporate and financial law, having participated in numerous business acquisitions, corporate restructuring and financing transactions. She also has extensive experience in the banking regulation.
 

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Education

  • Degree in Law, University of Deusto (1998)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Legal Advice, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid (1998-1999)
  • Madrid Bar Association. Banking and Securities Market Law course (2001)
     
Education

Professional associations

  • Bizkaia Bar Association

Teaching activity

Irantzu has lectured on due diligence and corporate issues in the Master’s Degree on Legal Advice at the University of Deusto, and on commercial law at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.

Recent publications

  • Raquel López, Irantzu Irastorza. In La Ley, n.º 9582, 2020