Juan Carlos Machuca

Partner since 2007 ––– London
Member no. 60139 of the Madrid Bar Association
  • Spanish

  • English

  • French



Juan Carlos Machuca joined Uría Menéndez in Madrid in 1996 and has worked out of the firm’s London office since January 2000. He is the current resident partner in the London office.

Juan Carlos’ practice focuses on corporate law, banking, finance, regulatory, investment funds, private equity and capital markets. He also advises clients on M&A transactions and on insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

In 2007, Juan Carlos was one of the winners of the Iberian Lawyer 40 Under Forty Awards, which recognise the achievements of the new generation of top lawyers in Spain and Portugal.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense - Colegio Universitario San Pablo CEU, 1996
  • European Community Law Degree with Honours, Colegio Universitario San Pablo CEU, 1997

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Registered as a European Lawyer with the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Juan Carlos is a regular speaker at legal seminars and conferences relating to his field of expertise.

Recent publications

  • Carlos Durán, Juan Carlos Machuca, Ignacio Zapata Benito. In The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide, 3rd Ed. Carlos Gil Rivas (Contributing Editor), David Higgins (Contributing Editor). London: Legalease, 2021

  • Juan Carlos Machuca, Anna Viñas. In The Asset Management Review, 9th Ed. Paul Dickson (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Spain. The Banking Regulation Review

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    Alfonso José Bernar Fernández-Roca, Juan Carlos Machuca. In The Banking Regulation Review, 11th Ed. Jan Putnis (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Juan Carlos Machuca, Anna Viñas. In The Asset Management Review, 8th Ed. Paul Dickson (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 10/09/2019

  • David López, Juan Carlos Machuca. 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