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Javier Tortuero

Partner since 2011 ––– Madrid
Member no. 68389 of the Madrid Bar Association
Languages
  • Spanish

  • English

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Profile

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.

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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3), Madrid, 2000
  • Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3), Madrid, 2001
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Member of the board of directors of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Teaching activity

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.

Recent publications

  • Marliana Armengol, Claudia Barrero, Rafael Boisset, Fernando Bustos, Carlos Costa Andrade, Luz María Mercado, Clara Muñoz, Carlos Alberto Reyes, Miguel Stokes, Javier Tortuero. In Fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas. Una perspectiva iberoamericana. Tomás José Acosta (Director), Felipe Cuberos de las Casas (Director), Diego Cardona (Coordinador), Guillermo Ferrero (Coordinador), Álvaro López de Argumedo (Coordinador), Alberto Pulido (Coordinador), Carlos Alberto Reyes (Coordinador), Catarina Tavares Loureiro (Coordinador), Nicolás Tirado (Coordinador), Juan Pablo Wilhelmy (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021

  • Víctor Abad, Francisco Brito e Abreu, Fernando Bustos, Felipe Cuberos de las Casas, Guillermo Ferrero, Clara Muñoz, Carlos Alberto Reyes, José Maria Rodrigues, Javier Tortuero. In Fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas. Una perspectiva iberoamericana. Tomás José Acosta (Director), Felipe Cuberos de las Casas (Director), Diego Cardona (Coordinador), Guillermo Ferrero (Coordinador), Álvaro López de Argumedo (Coordinador), Alberto Pulido (Coordinador), Carlos Alberto Reyes (Coordinador), Catarina Tavares Loureiro (Coordinador), Nicolás Tirado (Coordinador), Juan Pablo Wilhelmy (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021

  • Javier Tortuero. In Manual de fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas, 3.ª ed. Rafael Sebastián (Director), Martin Jordano (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2021

  • Ana Belén Campuzano (Director), Rafael Sebastián (Director), Javier Tortuero (Director). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021

  • Javier Tortuero. In Esquemas de Derecho concursal, 13.ª ed. Ana Belén Campuzano (Director), Rafael Sebastián (Director), Javier Tortuero (Director). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021