Carolina Albuerne > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez
28002 MADRID

Work Department

Banking and Finance. Capital Markets. M&A


Carolina Albuerne has been a lawyer in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Area of Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office since September 2005 although she has also been part of our offices in Barcelona and New York.

In her professional practice she mainly focuses on company and securities law, and being highly specialized in the field of banking regulation. Carolina advises on transactions involving hybrid debt and other qualifying capital instruments under banking regulations, as well as on the design of efficient capital structures from a regulatory perspective.

She provides legal advice recurrently to banks on corporate governance, outsourcing and the application of resolution rules and resolution planning.

In the 2019 edition of Forbes awards she was named the best lawyer in Spain under the age of 40.




  • Madrid Bar Association


  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid, 2005
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Capital markets: Debt

(Next Generation Partners)

Carolina AlbuerneUría Menéndez

The sizeable debt capital markets team at Uría Menéndez is recommended for its ‘in-depth knowledge of the sector and the organisations involved‘, and has a solid track record acting in innovative transactions that have spurred the diversification of the Spanish market. The issuance of green bonds and hybrid green bonds have been a notable recent trend, and the team acts for Iberdrola in major transactions in that area. Practice head Rafael Sebastián leads those matters and is supported by the highly regarded Enrique NietoMaría Vidal-Pardo, who acts for banks and financial institutions; and experienced partner Javier Redonet. Carolina Albuerne, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, also stands out.