Specialist in domestic and international transactions and in corporate and commercial contracts.

Elena Cuatrecasas advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital transactions and business group restructurings. 

She is an expert in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and TMT sectors, advising industry operators and investors on transactions, as well as on corporate and contractual matters, often working on licensing, distribution, production and R&D agreements.

She has worked in the United Kingdom and was managing partner of the Cuatrecasas New York office from 2014 to 2017. She is an active member of the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA), regularly participating as moderator and speaker, and a member of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce. She is also secretary of the board of directors of several international companies and author of many articles published in specialized journals and collective publications.


  • Master of Laws
    University of London, 1994

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat de Barcelona, 1993

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Chambers & Partners Europe, Legal 500, IFLR, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal in Biotechnology, Corporate M&A, Health Care, Life Sciences, Private Equity and Venture Capital

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in Health Care (2023, 2019, 2012)