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Uría Menéndez is a law firm with more than 70 years of experience. We currently have 16 offices in Spain, Portugal, where we operate as Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho, and main financial centres in the rest of Europe, the Americas and Asia. We advise on Spanish, Portuguese and EU law in business-related matters and assist our clients in their international transactions through our network of offices and our close links with prestigious law firms around the world. Around 50% of our client base is international and includes, among others, 85% of the IBEX 35 companies, 50% of the FTSE Euro 100 and 50% of the PSI 20. After almost two decades in Latin America, where we have a longstanding relationship with key players, we have further strengthened our ties to the region with the creation of the first major Ibero-American law firm Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría (‘PPU), arising from the merger between leading firms in Chile, Colombia and Peru. Through Uría Menéndez and PPU combined we can offer our clients a global team of 1,000 lawyers, including more than 375 based in Latin America, where we have recently been acknowledged by Chambers as the ‘Latin American firm of the Year’.
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