GA_P appoints new managing partner

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has appointed Íñigo Erláiz as the firm’s new managing partner

pjimage 2022 01 31T170001.936The General Meeting of partners of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has approved this Monday, January 31 2002, the appointment of Íñigo Erláiz as the firm’s new managing partner.

Erláiz replaces Carlos Rueda who will become chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors. The change at the head of the firm’s management, is part of an internal process, a result of the limitation of mandates in the position of managing partner that is included in its statutes.

The Board has also agreed to renew the Board of Directors, which will from now on be made up of: Íñigo Erláiz, Miguel Lamo de Espinosa, Daniel Marín, Álvaro Mateo, Manuel Martín, Verónica Romaní, Mónica Weimann and Carlos Rueda as chairman.

Erláiz has thanked the firm’s partners for their support and trust and mentions his: “Enthusiasm for taking on this project and contributing as much as possible, with the support of all the partners, to continue promoting the firm as an Iberian firm of reference and continue with the ascending line of recent years.”

Íñigo Erláiz joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1999, where he has developed his entire professional career and where he has been a partner since 2010. He has led the Corporate area since 2016, a period in which the practice has experienced notable growth. He is a specialist in M&A having regularly advised on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Erláiz has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors for the last eight years.

He holds a degree in Law and a diploma in Business Legal Advice, with honours, from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). He holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the UNED and a diploma in Bankruptcy Law from the Madrid Bar Association.

Michael Heron