“I love my job. If I weren’t a lawyer, I would want to be a lawyer”
Law degree with honours, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (1993)
Master in Corporate Legal Advice (LLM) Instituto de Empresa (now, IE Law School), being the first of her class 1994-95.
Between 1991 and 1995 she studied Sociology in the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED).
Several professional skills courses (negotiation and management) and legal contents (manager’s responsibility, European companies, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, etc.
She started her career in 1993 in Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and in 1995 she joined PwC / PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Tax-Legal area. From 1999 to 2005 she worked as a senior attorney in Clifford Chance, in the Corporate department – M&A, corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions and contracts-. Founding partner of Rodés & Sala Madrid in 2005, were she was head of the Corporate and Commercial Law Department.
Founding Partner of Mavens in 2008, were she is the head of the Business Law Department, that gives legal advice to clients in strategic, contractual and corporate issues; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, shareholder´s agreements, shareholder´s disputes, prevention and management of litigation and bankruptcy proceedings, ICT, financial and labor issues. Specialist in transnational operations.
She reconciles the practice of law with teaching at the IE Law School and at the San Telmo Foundation (Seville) giving both seminars and conferences (IFAES).
Coauthor of the book “Ética en la profesión legal”, Aranzadi 2008.
In September 2007 she was awarded with the “40 Lawyers Under 40” 2007, that recognizes forty featured lawyers between Spain and Portugal. Teresa has been recognized the prestigious Legal 500 2008-2009 Directory as a leading lawyer in the field of Corporate and M&A.