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Jaime Pereda

Partner since 2008 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56955 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Capital Markets

  • Company Law and Corporate Governance

  • M&A

Languages
  • English

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Profile

Jaime joined the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez in 1998 and became a partner in 2008. He was managing partner of the firm’s New York office from 2012 to 2016. Between 2001 and 2002 he took part in Sullivan & Cromwell's Visiting Lawyers Program in New York.

Jaime's practice focuses on corporate and banking law and he specialises in M&A, of both private and listed companies, in public share offers and in capital markets transactions (debt and equity capital markets, liability management, etc.). He also has vast experience in finance transactions and advises credit entities on regulatory issues.

Jaime is regarded as a leading lawyer in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions by all the major publications (Best Lawyers, Chambers Global, etc.).

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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1995
  • Master's Degree in Business Legal Practice, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, 1997
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

  • Commercial law lecturer, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Instituto de Estudios Europeos, Madrid, 2000-2009.
  • Finance and M&A lecturer, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, 2006-2012.
  • Commercial contract law lecturer, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Instituto de Estudios Europeos, Madrid, 2002-2006.
  • Banking law lecturer, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, 2005.

Jaime regularly participates as a speaker at law seminars and conferences relating to his field of expertise.

Recent publications

  • Jaime Pereda, Leonor de Osma Gillet. In International Financial Law Review (www.iflr.com/), 04/06/2020

  • Jaime Pereda, José Félix Velasco González-Calvo. In The Consumer Finance Law Review, 4th Ed. Jeremy Mandell (Editor), Obrea Poindexter (Editor), Rick Fischer (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Jaime Pereda. 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, 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