Carlos de Cárdenas joined Uría Menéndez in 1989 and is a partner of the firm since 1998. He was resident partner of the firm’s New York office for three years, after which he returned to the Madrid office. Between 1995 and 1996 he was an international associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. Carlos is the head of corporate group of Uría Menéndez, as well as member of the advisory board of Aon in Spain and Portugal. Carlos has 30 years of experience advising banks and domestic and foreign companies, mainly industrial. His practice is focused on M&A, banking and finance (corporate lending, LBOs, project finance and restructuring). He is a professor at Universidad de Navarra and IESE.