Mr Carlos de Cárdenas Smith > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
PRÍNCIPE DE VERGARA 187
PLAZA RODRÍGUEZ URÍA
28002 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Financial Distress, M&A.

Career

Carlos is the head of the corporate and commercial group of Uría Menéndez. He began his career in Uría Menéndez in 1989. Between 1995 and 1996 he was an international associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. He was head partner of the firm’s New York office for three years, after which he returned to the Madrid office. 

Carlos focuses his practice on M&A, banking and finance and restructuring. He has been involved in many of the most significant finance and restructuring transactions in Spain.  

Languages

English.

Memberships

Madrid Bar Association; American Foreign Law Association; International Bar Association; Licensed as a Legal Consultant, New York Bar Association, 1997-2000; Director of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce, 1997-2000; Member of the Association Européenne d’Etudes Juridiques et Fiscales; Loan Market Association.

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1989; Leading Professional Service Firms. Executive Education, Harvard Business School, June 2008.