Raquel García-Argudo Mendes
Raquel García-Argudo is a partner at ECIJA’s Corporate/ M&A area and at its China Desk. She has extensive experience advising companies and individuals interested in investing in Spain. She provides companies that have a presence in different external markets with legal solutions in cross-border transactions. She has developed her professional career in the US and China. Before joining ECIJA, she was a partner at Colón de Carvajal Abogados.
She advises and coordinates various practice areas at the Firm to offer legal solutions that are harmonised in both the Chinese and Spanish systems. She is the department chair of the Autonomous University of Madrid’s East Asian Studies Master’s programme and is a member of the think-tank Catedra China, and is an occasional contributor to the Spain-China Foundation.
She currently sits on the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) Alumni steering committee and is a member of “Law Asia”, where she is a European expert on matters related to the Asia Pacific Region.
She holds a degree in East Asian Studies from the Autonomous University of Madrid and an LLB in Law (Licentiatura en Derecho) from the European University. She also received her Master’s Degree in International Business Management from the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX) and a Master’s Degree in International Marketing from the University of California at Berkeley (USA), where she won the “Global Challenge” award for her graduating class.