Spain´s Big Law top dealmakers

Iberian Lawyer shows who the top dealmakers are from the top three Spanish law firms (Garrigues, Cuatrecasas and Uría Menéndez) based on 2020 TTR data, including the top women dealmakers of these firms

Top dealmakers by the three top Spanish law firms by 2019 revenue (Garrigues, Cuatrecasas and Uría Menéndez) are showed in the tables below, based on data provided by TTR from January 1 to October 31, 2020.

Garrigues has the top dealmaker of these firms, Fernando Vives (pictured left), executive chairman and managing partner of the firm, with an aggregate amount of €10.8 billion. He is followed by Álvaro López-Jorrín, partner head of the Garrigues Corporate/Commercial Law department and Eduardo Abad Valdenebro, partner head of the firm´s Tax department. The top woman dealmaker position at Garrigues is shared between Tax partner Carmen Mata Pineda (pictured top left) and EU and Competition Law partner Susana Cabrera Zaragoza (pictured top right), ranked 5th in the firm.

Uria Menéndez´s top dealmaker is Manuel Echenique Sanjurjo (pictured centre), Commercial partner and co-head of the firm´s M&A and Private equity area, with an aggregate deal value of €7.3 billion, followed by M&A and Capital Markets partner Afonso Ventoso and M&A partner Pablo González-Espejo, also head of Uría´s Digital Law group and Sports Law practice. The top woman dealmaker at Uría Menéndez is Corporate and Commercial partner Carolina Albuerne (pictured bottom left), with deals for €4.3 billion, holding the 7th position in the firm.

Public Law partner Luis Pérez de Ayala (pictured right) is Cuatrecasas´ top dealmaker, with a deal value close to €1.7 billion, followed by M&A partner Mariano Ucar. Finance partner Agustín Cerdá and Corporate and Commercial partner María José Guillén. The latter is the top woman dealmaker at Cuatrecasas is María José Guillén (pictured bottom right), from the Valencia office, with an aggregate deal value of €1.17 billion.


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