Manuel Cortizo García


Languages Known:

  • English
  • Galician
  • Spanish


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Manuel Cortizo García



Garrigues Abogados y Asesores Tributarios since 1998 to the present day.

Corporate/commercial practice area – participation in multiple transactions involving the sale and purchase of companies, private equity transactions, mergers, spin-offs and business reorganizations.

Participation in processes to negotiate and formalize industrial agreements (supply, purchase, maintenance, user licenses), commercial agreements (distribution, agency) and contracts for works and services, particularly in the following areas:

  • telecommunications and new technologies
  • sports concessions
  • renewable energy
  • mining
  • family businesses
  • distribution and the textile industry.

Currently board secretary and legal adviser to several Spanish companies, providing the full range of legal services associated with general corporate operations (delegation of powers, execution of powers of attorney, bylaw amendments, capital increases and reductions, etc.).

As part of the Firm’s new technologies practice area, has adapted large companies and business entities in Galicia to the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Organic Law. His experience extends to more complex data protection projects, such as the preparation of the “White Paper on Auxiliary Industries” for the main shipyards in Vigo and is a litigation expert in this field.

Past and present speaker and lecturer at different training centers (Escuela de Negocios Caixanova, ITE Caixa Galicia, IFFE-Instituto de Formación Financiera y Empresarial) and has spoken at numerous specialized courses and conferences organized by various business associations and institutions.

La Coruña Bar Association.




Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1996).

Master’s Degree in Legal Counseling for Businesses, Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (1997).