Tomás Arranz

Senior associate ––– Madrid
Member no. 99355 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Competition and EU Law

  • English



Tomás Arranz joined Uría Menéndez in 2010 and is currently a senior associate. He has worked in the Brussels and Madrid offices.

His practice focuses on EU and Spanish Competition law and has been involved in a variety of national and international antitrust infringement cases, and is regularly asked to advise on complex mergers (including the coordination of international multi-jurisdictional filings) and on the drafting and negotiation of franchise and distribution agreements. He has also implemented antirust compliance programmes and delivered training sessions for numerous clients.

Tomás represents leading companies from different sectors, such as banking and insurance, retail distribution, daily consumer goods, energy, waste management, real estate, automotive parts and building materials.

He has been recognised by the directory Competition - Future Leaders,published by Global Competition Review and Who’s Who Legal, where he has been included as one of the most highly regarded practitioners in continental Europe aged 45 or under.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2011
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2011
  • Postgraduate Diploma in European Union competition law, King’s College, London, 2014

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Spanish Association for the Defence of Competition (AEDC)

Teaching activity

Since 2015 Tomás has been responsible, as academic co-director, for the design and development of the Master’s Degree in International Legal Practice at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE), where he also lectures on competition law.

Tomás has also been a regular lecturer on competition Law on master’s and postgraduate degree courses organised by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III and CEU San Pablo.

He also participates as a speaker on competition law matters in conferences and seminars.

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