Tomás Arranz > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID
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Work Department

Competition and EU Law


Tomás Arranz is a partner at the Competition and EU Law Practice Area. He has worked in the Brussels and Madrid offices and in 2013 he was seconded to the Dutch firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek as foreign associate.

His practice focuses on EU and Spanish Competition law and has been involved in a variety of national and international antitrust infringement cases, and is regularly asked to advise on complex mergers (including the coordination of international multi-jurisdictional filings) and on the drafting and negotiation of franchise and distribution agreements. He has also implemented antirust compliance programmes and delivered training sessions for numerous clients.

Tomás represents leading companies from different sectors, such as banking and insurance, pharma, daily consumer goods, energy, waste management, real estate, automotive parts and building materials.

He has been recognised by the directory Competition – Future Leaders,published by Global Competition Review and Who’s Who Legal, where he has been included as one of the most highly regarded practitioners in continental Europe aged 45 or under.




  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Spanish Association for the Defence of Competition (AEDC)


  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2011
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2011
  • Postgraduate Diploma in European Union competition law, King’s College, London, 2014

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > EU and competition

(Next Generation Partners)

Tomás Arranz – Uría Menéndez

Uría Menéndez has ‘extensive knowledge‘ in a wide range of EU and competition matters, with particular expertise in advising major companies in the insurance and pharmaceutical sectors. The team is highly active in merger control cases, including multi-jurisdictional transactions, at both national and EU level, and is also representing clients in a series of high-profile cartel investigations and related litigation, EU law and state aid cases, and follow-on damages claims. Antonio Guerra leads the practice, while other key contacts include Patricia Vidal, who stands out for her strength in competition litigation, Alfonso Gutiérrez, an expert in competition matters in the pharmaceutical sector, and Tomás Arranz, who is highly experienced in merger control.