With over 20-years’ business experience, Emilio joined ECIJA in 2005, after working at two leading British firms. Specialising in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, he advises foreign and Spanish multinationals and leading venture capital funds.
Emilio has been recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal500 as being among the best lawyers in Spain in his practice area. Best Lawyers has also selected him for the seventh consecutive year as one of the top Corporate/M&A and tech law lawyers in the Spanish market.
He holds an LLB in Law (Licentiatura en Derecho) from the University of Cantabria and an MA in European Union Law (specialisation in Spanish Competition Law and European Union Law) from Carlos III University of Madrid. He has also studied at University of Turku and at Åbo Akademi University in Finland.
He is a lecturer at the IE Business School and a regular lecturer in matters related to his areas of practice.
“Corporate partner Emilio Prieto impresses clients” Chambers & Partners
“He knows the sector and is empathetic with the client. He transmits trust and seriousness”, Chambers Europe 2019
“A clear reference” Legal 500