Uría Menéndez named Law Firm of the Year in the 2021 Expansión Jurídico Awards
Uría Menéndez starred in the VI Expansión Jurídico Awards ceremony held last night in Madrid by Expansión, Spain’s leading business publication.October 1, 2021
Uría Menéndez received seven awards and was named, for the fifth year running, Law Firm of the Year. In addition, our corporate crime and internal investigations lawyer Patricia Leandro won the award for Best Young Lawyer, a category in which one of our capital markets specialists, Enrique Nieto, was also a finalist.
The firm won all three sectoral awards it had been shortlisted for: Best Banking Firm, Best Digital Economy Firm and Best Insurance Firm. Uría Menéndez also won the award for Best Firm in the Fight Against the Effects of COVID-19 and the award for Best Deal of the Year, for the merger between CaixaBank and Bankia.
Uría Menéndez was also shortlisted for Best Pro Bono Project and Best Firm for Diversity and Inclusion. Carlos de Cárdenas and Patricia Vidal were finalists for Best Lawyer of the Year.
We thank the prestigious jury of the Expansión Jurídico Awards for their recognition of our work and, of course, all those who make up Uría Menéndez – lawyers and other professionals – for their excellent work. Without them it would be impossible to offer the high-quality service that our clients value. That is, without any doubt, the reason why the market recognises Uría Menéndez as the most prestigious brand in the Spanish legal sector.