Mrs Teresa Paz-Ares > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID

Work Department

M&A, Company Law and Corporate Governance, Healthcare and Life Sciences.


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.

From 2014 through 2019, Teresa has been responsible for the firm’s Diversity & Talent group.




Madrid Bar Association.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

(Leading individuals)

Teresa Paz-AresUría Menéndez

One of the top firms in Spain in this field‘, the healthcare and life sciences department at Uría Menéndez handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, drawing on the experience of a multi-disciplinary group of lawyers. E-health is a particular area of expertise, and the team is also active in compliance issues, from internal investigations to the implementation of compliance programmes. Practice head Teresa Paz-Ares is an ‘extraordinary lawyer‘; she focuses her practice on M&A and corporate and commercial law. José Massaguer and Montiano Monteagudo are names to note for IP in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. Counsel Beatriz Cocina is another key member of the team.

Spain > Industry focus: Manufacturing

The manufacturing practice group at Uría Menéndez fields corporate, IP, data privacy, environmental, competition and litigation experts; the multi-disciplinary team acts for manufacturers of cars, pharmaceutical products and heavy equipment, as well as investors looking to acquire companies in the heavy industry or automotive sectors. In competition law, Patricia Vidal is a ‘deep expert in industrial sectors‘ and Jaime Folguera is a ‘national and international reference in his field‘. José Massaguer and Teresa Paz-Ares are other names to note.