Javier Tortuero joined Uría Menéndez in September 2000 and was made partner in January 2011. Javier participated in Sullivan & Cromwell’s 2005-2006 Visiting Lawyers Program in New York. He was the managing partner of Uría Menéndez’s New York office from 2016 to 2020.
Javier’s practice focuses on M&A, securities markets (capital and debt issues) and banking and finance. He advises listed companies, financial entities, private equtity firms and other clients on wide-ranging corporate matters, such as corporate governance and contracting.
Javier is a member of the Board of Directors of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce and he has been the secretary to the Board of Directors of several Spanish companies.
- Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3), Madrid, 2000
- Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3), Madrid, 2001
- Madrid Bar Association
- Member of the board of directors of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Javier has lectured on company law and the management of law firms at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. He has been a lecturer on the Master’s Degree in International Business Law since (2002-2016) and the Executive Master’s Degree in International Business Law (2009-2016), both organised by the Universidad San Pablo C.E.U., Instituto de Estudios Europeos) since 2009. He has also been a lecturer on the Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession organised by the Universidad San Pablo C.E.U. He was also a lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Company Law at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas between 2006 and 2009. Javier regularly participates as a speaker in seminars and conferences related to his area of expertise.