Luis Enrique Mata Palacios is a senior associate in the Corporate Law practice area, specializing in commercial contracts, M&A, private equity and finance.
During his professional career, he has been involved in multiple M&A, private equity, acquisition finance and project finance transactions, advising Spanish and international clients from a wide array of sectors, including, among others, financial services, energy, IT and infrastructure. As a result of his training in common law and international background (LL.M and member of the NY Bar Association), he has gained extensive experience advising MNEs and global financial groups in their investments and operations in Spain and abroad.
As of January 2019 he is an associate lecturer at IE Law School, teaching Commercial Law and Corporations II.
Member of the Madrid, Caracas (Venezuela) and New York (USA) bar associations.
J.S.D. candidate, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Master of Laws (LL.M), from the Columbia University School of Law (New York), graduating with honors (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).
Masters Degree in Commercial Law (Especialización en Derecho Mercantil), Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, graduating with honors (Summa Cum Laude)
Degree in Law, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, graduating with honors (Summa Cum Laude)
“Comments to Article 5 of the Banking Law: Financial Intermediation”, published in Law Review Derecho y Sociedad No. 10, edited by Monteávila University(*)
“Nullity action against decisions taken in Shareholders Meetings” published in Revista de la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (No. 67-70)(*)
(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish version of CV for more details.