Matías N. Garrido Cortés is a principal associate in the Corporate/Commercial Law practice.
He has broad expertise in corporate matters, planning and executing numerous complex corporate transactions and providing recurring advice to companies in different production sectors, and to their shareholders, directors and/or executives.
He has a wealth of experience in the negotiation and formalization of all kinds of commercial contracts and has notably participated in numerous M&A deals using different formats, in partnership and business collaboration projects, business group restructurings, processes to remove or incorporate shareholders, and corporate disputes. He has also taken part in due diligence reviews.
He has amassed extensive experience in the biotechnology sector, actively advising and assisting in the set-up of technology-based companies, spin-offs and start-ups in their corporate and commercial organization, as well as in technology transfers, design and execution of investment rounds, and compensation. He also advises universities and research institutes in Spain on the regulation of their policies and rules on protection of results, transfer of knowledge and creation of spin-off companies.
As an expert in data protection, he actively takes part in advising companies from different business sectors, particularly new technologies, on privacy and personal data matters.
He advises family businesses on civil and commercial matters, working with them on corporate governance matters, the preparation of family protocols, on succession planning and on issues regarding incapacity and illness, as well as on the setting up and operation of foundations.
He is an expert in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability and has extensive experience in these fields, in which he advises the different players: developers, owners and operators.
Extensive experience in the freight and passenger transport field, partaking in transactions involving the outsourcing and subcontracting of services in the industry and in the area of partnerships between carriers.
He has participated as both organizer and speaker at various seminars and conferences on corporate/commercial and biotechnology subjects and is a member of the teaching staff on the Master’s Degree in Legal Practice at Universidad Pablo de Olavide.
Matías N. Garrido Cortés is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.
Law degree, Universidad de Sevilla.
Master’s Degree in Legal Counseling for Businesses, Instituto de Empresa.