The General Shareholders’ Meeting of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has approved today the appointment of Íñigo Erláiz as the new firm´s managing partner.
Erláiz replaces Carlos Rueda, who will become chairman of the firm´s Board of Directors. The change at the helm of the firm’s management is part of an internal process resulting from the term limits on the position of managing partner set out in the firm’s bylaws.
The Meeting also agreed to renew the Board of Directors, which will now be made up of: Íñigo Erláiz, Miguel Lamo de Espinosa, Daniel Marín, Álvaro Mateo, Manuel Martín, Verónica Romaní, Mónica Weimann and Carlos Rueda as chairman.
Erláiz thanks the partners of the Firm for their support and trust and mentions his “enthusiasm to take on this project and to contribute as much as possible, with the support of all the partners, to continue promoting the Firm as a leading Iberian firm and to continue the upward trend of recent years”.
Íñigo Erláiz joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1999, where he has spent his entire professional career, making partner in 2010. He has headed the Corporate practice since 2016, a period in which this practice has experienced significant growth, and is a specialist in M&A having regularly advised on Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity transactions. Erláiz has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors for the last eight years.
He holds a degree in Law and a diploma in Corporate Legal Consultancy, with honours, from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), as well as a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the UNED and a diploma in Insolvency Law from the Madrid Bar Association.