Araoz & Rueda

Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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What the team is known for

Long-standing Madrid firm that often assists clients with commercial litigation or administrative proceedings, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants. Advises on the termination of contracts, mis-selling claims and real estate disputes, in addition to bankruptcy-related litigation.

Strengths

Sources describe the department as "knowledgeable and oriented to problem solving," adding: "The lawyers are very proactive and call us before we pick up the phone to call them. In our case they meet the deadlines all the time and are very helpful in negotiations."

"They are very good lawyers in court and all members of the team are available and at the client's disposal when needed," says another interviewee.

Work highlights

Represented a renewable energy company in the challenge to a modification of a water concession for the production of electricity.

Notable practitioners

Alejandro Fernández de Araoz focuses his practice on contentious issues arising from commercial matters and insolvency situations. Interviewees say that "he understands the problem, works around it and looks for the best way to solve it. He is not discouraged by adversity and takes all measures to achieve resolution."