Ivan Abad > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID
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Work Department

Real Estate and Planning


Iván Abad joined Uría Menéndez in 2012 and he is Senior Associate of the firm since 2019.

His expertise is focused on the real estate sector, advising on transactions such as asset deals (hotels, residential or office properties, commercial and logistic centres, etc.) or M&A transactions involving companies with a real estate component.

He also participates frequently in the incorporation of joint ventures for real estate developments, sale and purchase of loan portfolios and lease, construction and commercialization agreements.




  • Valencia Bar Association


  • Law Degree, University of Valencia, 2011
  • Business Administration Degree, University of Valencia, 2012

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Real estate and construction

(Rising stars)

Iván AbadUría Menéndez

With a real estate and urban planning department of 40 lawyers operating from Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Bilbao, the team at Uría Menéndez continues to lead, employing bench strength and experience to assist major banks, investment funds, SOCIMIs (Spanish real estate investment trusts) and other international corporates involved in high-value and complex cross-border transactions. Headed by real estate finance expert Fernando Azofra and planning specialist Diego Armero in Madrid, the group offers a comprehensive range of services, advising on portfolio transfers, property acquisition and joint ventures, forward-funding agreements, restructuring and divestments, and the incorporation of private equity funds. The team is supported in Barcelona by real estate and M&A advisor Ignacio Albiñana, Rafael Jiménez, who brings a company law background, Javier Ruiz-Cámara and senior associate Iván Abad in Madrid. The group’s client base features key market players Allianz and Banco Santander.