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Pablo González-Espejo

Partner since 2004 ––– Madrid
Member no. 54472 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • M&A

  • Media, Sport and Leisure

Languages
  • English

  • Portuguese

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Profile

Pablo González-Espejo is a lawyer based in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1994 and was made partner in 2004. In 1999, he opened Uría Menéndez’s São Paulo office, which he headed until September 2003. There, he advised foreign investors in Brazil and was one of the first foreign lawyers to be registered with the Brazilian Bar (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil). In October 2003, Pablo returned to the firm’s Madrid office. Since then, he has focused his practice on commercial and company law in the audiovisual, telecommunications, media, sports and IT sectors. He is in charge of the Digital Law Group, which coordinates the professional practice of all the firm’s practice groups and offices in the field of digitalization.

Pablo advises companies in regulatory and commercial matters. He is regularly involved in major transactions advising businesses and investors in acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures and outsourcing projects. His international experience includes cross-border deals, especially in Latin America and particularly with Brazilian clients.

Pablo also heads the sports law practice group at Uría Menéndez, advising sports clubs, leagues and athletes, and has taken part in international arbitrations before the CAS.

Pablo is considered a leading practitioner in M&A, new technologies, telecommunications, media, outsourcing and sports by the most prestigious legal directories, such as Chambers, PLC Which Lawyer and Best Lawyers in Spain.

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Education

  • Law Degree, Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1994 and 1995
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • OAB (registered as a Foreign Law Consultant)
  • Spanish Association of Sports Lawyers
  • Secretary to the board of the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce
  • Vice-secretary to the board of trustees of Fundación Cotec

Teaching activity

Pablo lectures on e-commerce and the information society in the Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession organised by the Universidad de Navarra (UNAV) and on company law in the Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession organised by the Universidad San Pablo CEU.

Recent publications

  • Pablo González-Espejo, Nerea Sanjuán. In The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review, 10th Ed. John P. Janka (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019

  • Pablo González-Espejo, David López. In The Gambling Law Review, 4th Ed. Carl Rohsler (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 09/07/2019

  • Pablo González-Espejo. In The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review, 9th Ed. John P. Janka (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2018

  • Pablo González-Espejo, David López. In The Gambling Law Review, 3rd Ed. Carl Rohsler (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2018

  • Pablo González-Espejo. In The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review, 8th Ed. John P. Janka (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2017