Manuel Martín Martín

Senior partner

Education and professional career

Degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1981).
Spanish Ministry of Education and Science research fellow at the University of London (London School of Economics and Political Sciences, 1982-1984)
Joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo as a lawyer (1981). Director of the Barcelona office (1990-2000), Director of the Firm (2001-2015). Senior Partner (since 2016)
Member of the Governing Body of the Madrid Bar Association and Chair of the Ethics Committee (since January 2018)


Corporate and commercial law. M&A. Board of directors advisory member. Most experience in the distribution, food and beverage, automotive, chemical, industrial, pharmaceutical and real estate sectors.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid and Barcelona Bar Associations
International Bar Association (IBA)


Department of Administrative Law collaborator at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1982-1985)
Lecturer in the Master’s Degree Programme in Private Law at the Madrid Bar Association (2002-2014)




European Managing Partner of the Year – The Lawyer European Awards 2010
Managing Partner of the Year – Legal Week British Legal Awards 2010
European Managing Partner of the Year – The Lawyer European Awards 2014
Legal Innovator of the Year – The FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014 – Nominee
Best Managing Partner of the Year at the 2015 Forbes Lawyers Awards

Practice areas


  • 2020
  • 2019

Best Lawyers 2020 (since 2013).Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2013). Corporate and M&A Law