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Josu Ibarzabal

Senior Associate, Barcelona

Josu has a wide range of experience in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, specifically advising start-ups on corporate and M&A matters.


Josu has over fifteen years of experience advising domestic and multinational companies on their legal needs. As a lawyer in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department, he primarily provides comprehensive advice to technology-driven entrepreneurs and start-ups, guiding his clients throughout all stages of a project’s lifecycle.

With a wealth of M&A experience, he has advised domestic and international companies on joint ventures, funding rounds, and share purchase agreements.

A fine example of his practice can be found in the regulatory realm, where he has taken an active part in authorizing and registering a variety of entities with the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), including management companies (SGEIC), venture capital firms (ECR), crowdfunding platforms (PFP), and investment service firms (ESI).

Moreover, he was a professor in the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at CEU San Pablo University and in the Master’s degree in Corporate Insolvency at CEU San Pablo University and a member of the final examination committees for the LLM Master’s Degree at the Instituto de Empresa (IE). He is also a speaker at multiple legal seminars held by various institutions, and he is the author of various publications in sector-related press.


  • Company and vice-company secretary for a variety of enterprises.


  • Best Lawyers 2020 - Technology Law - Spain

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