Mr Ramiro Rivera > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID

Work Department

Company Law and Corporate Governance.


Ramiro Rivera is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1998. He acquired first-hand experience in Latin America by heading the Buenos Aires office from 1998 to 2001. Between 2001 and 2003, he was head of the Latin America Practice Group and coordinated the Corporate Law Practice Area in Madrid from 2002 to 2006.

Ramiro focuses his practice on capital markets, banking, corporate and commercial law and has extensive experience in managing and coordinating multi-jurisdictional transactions.

In addition, Ramiro heads the firm’s Securitisation Working Group and has vast experience in securitisation and other structured finance deals. In February 2010, he became head of the Financial Practice Area.




Madrid Bar Association; Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires; Represents Uría Menéndez in the Board of Trustees of the “Fundación Empresa y Crecimiento”; Represents Uría Menéndez in the European Securitization Forum.


Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1989; Degree in business administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 1990.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Industry focus: Retail

Uría Menéndez advises a broad range of producers, distributors and retailers in the fashion, consumer goods, toys, food and jewellery sectors. Multi-disciplinary lawyers in the firm’s Barcelona and Madrid offices collaborate to assist clients in M&A and other corporate transactions, as well as litigation and general corporate and commercial law matters. Patricia Vidal advises retail companies on competition and EU law; Borja Sainz de Aja focuses on patents, trade marks, industrial designs and copyright; and Ramiro Rivera handles domestic and cross-border capital markets and finance deals.