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Uría Menéndez

PRÍNCIPE DE VERGARA 187, PLAZA RODRIGO URÍA, 28002 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 586 04 00
Fax:
Fax +34 91 586 04 03
Email:
Web:
www.uria.com
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Teresa Paz-Ares

Tel:
Work +34 91 586 06 82
Email:
Web:
www.uria.com
Uría Menéndez

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Company Law and Corporate Governance, Health and Food, Media and Telecommunications.

Career

Teresa is a member of the M&A and Corporate Governance Practice Areas of Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office and is responsible for the firm’s Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Practice Area.

Teresa joined the firm in 1992. She was based in the London office in 1994 and 1995, and became a partner in 2002. Between 2003 and 2005, Teresa headed the Communication, Health and IP Practice Group of the Barcelona office.

Teresa focuses her professional practice on corporate, commercial and M&A matters. She has extensive experience in regulatory and corporate and commercial matters in several regulated sectors, and especially in the pharmaceutical and mass media industries.

Languages

English.

Member

Madrid Bar Association.

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid, 1992; Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid, 1993.


Spain

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Leading individuals

Teresa Paz-Ares - Uría Menéndez

Within: Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Uría Menéndez’s expertise lies in regulatory and competition matters, with particular experience acting for biopharmaceuticals and multinational pharmaceutical companies. Practice head Teresa Paz-Ares focuses on corporate, commercial and M&A in the healthcare sector. Notable in her team is José Massaguer, who specialises in innovation and intellectual property. The department is advising Roche on the divestment of a medicines manufacturing business in Spain and Portugal, transferring all assets and liabilities to Recipharm Group. In another highlight, the firm is representing five multinational pharmaceutical companies in infringement proceedings initiated by the Spanish antitrust authority, concerning allegedly anti-competitive agreements with Spanish distributors.

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Industry focus: Manufacturing

Within: Industry focus: Manufacturing

The ‘highly-skilled practice’ at Uría Menéndez is ‘excellent in its work’. The diverse team has experience in different disciplines and is known for being ‘skilled in law, business and languages’. Leading the department is EU and competition law specialist Patricia Vidal; intellectual property expert José Massaguer; and Teresa Paz-Ares, who focuses on corporate and M&A. The firm advised French fund Eurazeo on the purchase of fragrance manufacturer Iberchem from Magnum Industrial Partners, and is assisting Victoria PLC, a floor-coverings manufacturer, with the acquisition of Keraben Grupo, a Spanish manufacturer of branded floor and wall-ceramic tiles, from Tensile Holdings.

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