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Luis de Carlos

Uria Menendez

Madrid, ESP

Practice Areas

Capital markets
Corporate governance




Law Degree with Honours, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1982
Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1983
Doctor in Law, Cum Laude, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1997

Professional Profile

Luis de Carlos has been Managing Partner of Uría Menéndez, together with José María Segovia, since November 2005. He joined the firm in 1983 and became a partner in 1991. Luis headed up the Barcelona office between 1993 and 1995 and was responsible for the firm's professional practice until he was named Managing Partner.

Luis has extensive experience in capital markets and also regularly advises on corporate governance, M&A, banking and corporate law matters.

The main international legal directories consider Luis the leading lawyer in Spain for capital markets work.

In addition, Luis de Carlos is the Secretary General of the “Fundación de Estudios Financieros”, a Foundation which focuses its activity on research, education and independent analysis and opinion within the scope of the financial and stock exchange markets, through a variety of courses, seminars, debates and, in particular, the preparation of studies and reports.

Legal Teaching

Luis has been a lecturer on baking and securities regulation at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid since 1988. Luis also participates regularly as speaker and commentator at seminars and conferences on subjects related to his field of expertise.

Publications and rankings

Information on Luis’ publications and rankings are available on Uría Menéndez’s website.

Membership of Professional Associations

Madrid Bar Association
International Bar Association

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