Founded in the 1940s, Uría Menéndez has since become one of the most prestigious international law firms. Our capacity for innovation, our profound analysis of the law and our unwavering respect for deontological ethics have all made Uría Menéndez one of the leading firms across the Iberian and Latin American markets.
We have almost 600 lawyers working in 14 different offices in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia. We also make up part of the first ever major Ibero-American law firm, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría .
Uría Menéndez is there for its clients across the globe through its close ties with prestigious local firms. In addition, through our network of best friends in Europe we are able to create cross-firm teams with the leading firms from France ( Bredin Prat ), Germany ( Hengeler Mueller ), Italy ( BonelliErede ), the Netherlands ( De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek ) and the United Kingdom ( Slaughter and May ).
Our lawyers’ extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge of our clients’ industries allow us to offer added-value advice in all areas of business and find innovative technical solutions to the most complex legal issues.
Uría Menéndez is considered a leading law firm by the most prestigious international legal directories (Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, etc.). We have received major awards in the legal sector over a number of years and lead many of the international transaction rankings complied by the likes of Mergermarket, Thomson and Bloomberg.