Specialist in venture capital and private equity investment; expert corporate lawyer, advising on complex national and crossborder M&A transactions, restructurings and joint ventures.

Diana Rivera has represented Spanish and multinational companies in major transactions in the technology, banking, energy and pharmaceutical sectors. She also advises family businesses. She is secretary non-director of several boards of directors.

She lectures on M&A, corporate law and family business in several master programs, including Universidad de Navarra.

She is member of the board of directors of the World Law Group. She is also the co-founder and coordinator of the Women in Business (WiB) program in Cuatrecasas.


  • Master of Laws
    New York University, US, 2003

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad de Navarra, Spain, 1996

    Proyecto Promociona, Programa Ejecutivo de Desarrollo y Liderazgo
    ESADE, Spain, 2020

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Chambers & Partners (Global and Europe), Leaders League, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in Corporate M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital

InspiraLaw Top 50 Women
Iberian Lawyer (2024, 2019)

Top 100 Reference Women in the legal sector 
TodoJuristas (2024)

Forty under 40 Awards (Outstanding achievement)
Iberian Lawyer Review, Iberian Peninsula (2017)

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