Jon Cortazar Uribasterra


Languages Known:

  • Basque
  • English
  • Spanish

Jon Cortazar Uribasterra

Senior associate


Joined Garrigues in 2009.

Jon Cortazar is a senior associate of the corporate/commercial law practice at the Bilbao office.

He specializes in commercial law, corporate law and contracts, mergers and acquisitions, prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, and employee welfare systems, particularly at voluntary provident entities (EPSV), pension plans and funds.

He has broad expertise in due diligence reviews, acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring processes, board secretary duties, drafting reports and legal opinions on corporate matters and commercial contracts, and providing recurring advice to voluntary provident entities.

Jon Cortazar is a member of the Vizcaya Bar Association.

Academic background:

Law degree, specializing in economic law, Universidad de Deusto.

Executive Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudio Garrigues in collaboration with Harvard Law School.