Pablo González-Espejo is a lawyer based in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1994 and was made partner in 2004. In 1999, he opened Uría Menéndez’s São Paulo office, which he headed until September 2003. He advised foreign investors in Brazil and was one of the first foreign lawyers to be registered with the Brazilian Bar Association. Since returning to the firm’s Madrid office in October 2003, he has focused his practice mainly on commercial and company law in the audiovisual, telecommunications, sports and IT sectors. He advises companies on regulatory and commercial matters. He is regularly involved in major transactions advising businesses and investors in acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures and outsourcing projects. His international experience includes cross-border deals, especially in Latin America.
Mr González-Espejo also heads the sports law practice group at Uría Menéndez, advising sports clubs, leagues and athletes. He has taken part in international arbitrations before the CAS and is part of the team of experts that drafted a White Paper to reform Spanish professional sports.
He is considered a leading practitioner in M&A, new technologies, telecommunications, media and sports by the most prestigious legal directories, such as Chambers, PLC Which lawyer? and Best Lawyers in Spain.