Ashurst

Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Diverse practice representing major companies from the finance, hospitality, construction and insurance sectors. Has an impressive reputation among banks and institutional investors, who regularly appoint the firm to handle mortgage foreclosures, insolvency proceedings and the defence of collective consumer claims. Also offers strong ADR capabilities thanks to key members of the team who are experienced in cross-border arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Strengths The department attracts praise for its "high performance and efficiency" in addition to its "first-class approach to problem solving."

Clients further report that the team is "very responsive and understands the business well."

Work highlights Represented NH Hotel Group in various disputes concerning the exploitation of hotel establishments, including litigation over intellectual property rights and the termination of lease contracts.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees appreciate department head José Antonio Rodríguez Álvarez 's ability to "make complex issues really simple."He offers notable expertise in insolvency-related disputes and his client roster comprises important financial players, including investment banks. "He's really experienced, he has a sound legal vision and he is very creative," adds another impressed source.