Founded in the 1940s, Uría Menéndez has since become one of the most prestigious international law firms. The capacity for innovation, profound analysis of the law and unwavering respect for deontological ethics have all made Uría Menéndez one of the leading firms across the Iberian and Latin American markets.
Uría Menéndez has almost 600 lawyers working in 17 different offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Uría Menéndez also makes 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.
Uría Menéndez consistently achieves excellent results for Spain and Portugal in legal directories. Uría Menéndez is considered a leading law firm by the most prestigious international legal directories (Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, etc.), has received major awards in the legal sector over a number of years, and leads many of the international transaction rankings complied by the likes of Mergermarket, Thomson and Bloomberg.
The European MAKE study (‘Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises’) has on numerous occasions named Uría Menéndez one of the best European firms in the areas of knowledge management and innovation. Harvard Business School has identified Uría Menéndez as an example of professional success and uses the firm as a case study in its management courses.