Reka Palla

Reka Palla

Senior Associate

Reka is a corporate lawyer with a focus on M&A transactions, both private and public.

She has extensive experience in advising clients on complex cross-border deals, involving multiple jurisdictions, regulatory approvals and due diligence. She has also helped listed companies navigate governance, disclosure and capital markets issues, such as IPOs and share capital increases. 

Reka represents a diverse range of clients, from multinational corporations and private equity funds to family-owned businesses. She has experience in various sectors, such as technology, consumer goods, energy and healthcare.


Representative matters

FCC on the EUR965bn sale of 24.99% of its environmental subsidiary, FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente Holding, to the Canadian pension fund CPPIB.

A multinational energy and petrochemical company on the EUR5bn sale of 25% of its upstream business (E&P Exploration & Production) worldwide.

APG, on the creation of a joint venture with Renta Corporación for the creation of the Socimi Wellder, specialized in residences for the elderly. ICG on the sale of Suanfarma to Archimed.

The shareholders of Restaurant Brands Iberia on the EUR1bn sale of Restaurant Brands Iberia to Cinven together with the negotiation of their joint re-investment.

Pro bono

Advising an association of nurses on their corporate work.

Mentoring socially marginalized people though Fundación Integra to assist with accessability to the workforce.

Published Work

  • Reka Palla & Andrés Mochales (2022) “Las diferentes estructuras jurídicas para los planes de incentivos de las gestoras en una operación de capital riesgo”, 2022 Práctica Mercantil para abogados, La Ley

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, IFAES – M&A Contracts, June 2022



Abogado, Madrid, Spain, 2011


Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 2010 

Business Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 2011


English, Spanish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.