Luis de Carlos has been Managing Partner of Uría Menéndez 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. At The Lawyer European Awards 2016 he was named European Managing Partner of the Year.
He is chairman of the Fundación Iberoamericana Empresarial and the Fundación ProCNIC. He is also secretary to the board of Fundación Cotec para la Innovación Tecnológica.
Luis attended Universidad Pontificia Comillas for his education and is affiliated with the Madrid Bar Association and the International Bar Association.
Luis de Carlos lectured on securities law at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid from 1998 until 2013. Presently, he lectures on its Master’s Degree to Access the Legal Profession. He is also a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences.