Tomás José Acosta

Partner since 2019 ––– Santiago de Chile
Main practice areas
  • M&A

  • Banking and Finance

  • Capital Markets

  • English



Tomás Acosta  is  a partner seating it Uría  Menéndez’s corporate and M&A group.

He joined the firm’s Madrid office  in 2008 and between 2012 and 2014 was based in our London office. Since April 2019, Tomás is based in the Chilean office of PPU, Uría Menéndez’s sister firm in Latin America.

His remarkably international practice is focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and equity and debt issuances. He also advises frequently on other commercial matters, such as corporate governance and national and international contracting.

Tomás counsels on a regular basis private equity firms, industrial clients and national and international financial institutions on their investments and divestments in Europe and Latin America.

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  • Law Degree with Honours, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), Madrid, 2007
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE, E-3), Madrid, 2008

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority (as a Registered European Lawyer)

Teaching activity

  • Lecturer at Masters for Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE). Director of the module “Corporate organization of the legal profession”, between 2016 and 2018.
  • Lecturer at the Madrid Bar Association seminar on “A practical view of shareholders’ agreements”, 2015.
  • Lecturer at the Madrid Bar Association seminar on “Price and liability on private M&A”, 2015 and 2016.

Recent publications

  • Tomás José Acosta. In Esquemas de Derecho de las sociedades de capital, eds. 4.ª a 6.ª. Ana Belén Campuzano (Director), Rafael Sebastián (Director), Javier Tortuero (Director). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2018-2020

  • Tomás José Acosta, Javier Montañes Lozano. In Actualidad Mercantil 2019. Enrique Ortega Burgos (Director). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2019

  • Luis de Carlos, Javier Tortuero, Tomás José Acosta. In Memento acceso a la abogacía 2018-2019. Cristina Carretero González (Coordinador), Marta Gisbert Pomata (Coordinador), Mª José López Álvarez (Coordinador), Antonio J. Alonso Timón (Coordinador), Sara Díez Riaza (Coordinador), Miguel Grande Yáñez (Coordinador). Madrid: Francis Lefebvre, 2018

  • Tomás José Acosta. 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

  • Pedro Ravina, Tomás José Acosta. In 2017 Práctica mercantil para abogados. Los casos más relevantes en 2016 de los grandes despachos. Rafael Sebastián (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2017