Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, we have over 500 lawyers in 16 offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Our international structure allows us to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad.
We are ultimately dedicated to our clients. Each matter is headed up by a partner, who manages a specialist team and is involved at every stage to ensure the highest standards of professionalism and service. This commitment is bolstered by our strict compliance with professional ethics and conduct. We meticulously analyse potential conflicts of interest in order to guarantee objectivity and independence in every matter entrusted to us.
Our lawyers’ extensive experience and their comprehensive knowledge of our clients’ industries allows us to offer added-value advice in all areas of business and find the most innovative technical solutions to the most complex legal issues.
Our capacity for innovation is the direct result of our close links with academia. Many of our lawyers also lecture at the most prestigious universities and business schools in Spain and Portugal.The European MAKE study (‘Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises’) has on numerous occasions named us one of the best European firms in the areas of knowledge management and innovation.
Harvard Business School has identified us as an example of professional success and uses our firm as a case study in its management courses.