Cuatrecasas

Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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Notable practitioners

Alberto Fortún assists energy and construction companies with international arbitration proceedings relating to transportation or energy infrastructure projects. Sources say that he is "a great listener who is open to different analyses and arguments and is well respected by renowned arbitrators."

Alfonso Gómez-Acebo impresses interviewees with his arbitration practice, within which he is frequently appointed on construction-related cases. Sources report that"he is a lawyer with great technical knowledge, experience and a lot of common sense. He fully understands the concerns of the customer and always gives solutions."

Alfonso Iglesia co-leads the team and is singled out for his "great experience and knowledge of both arbitration and litigation."His standout work includes representing CEVA in multiparty damages proceedings following a fire in a logistics complex in the Madrid region. He is additionally active in arbitration, representing clients in proceedings under ICSID or ICC rules.

Álvaro Mendiola leads many of the firm's commercial litigation matters and specialises in disputes arising from M&A operations or insurance-sector cases. One impressed client describes him as "incredibly smart, responsive, organised and a good strategist."

Antonio Pipó wins plaudits for his pragmatism and ability to "turn the highly difficult into something enormously simple." His commercial litigation practice encompasses disputes over M&A transactions or pricing issues.

César Rivera handles a range of commercial litigation and arbitration matters on behalf of a variety of corporations and financial institutions. Clients enthuse that "he understands our problems, he doesn't write up huge opinions and he's able to bring conclusions to a particular case in good time."

"Respected lawyer" and "fantastic litigator" Jorge Badía receives recognition from peers for his active role in the firm's management. He is well versed in commercial litigation, particularly in M&A and shareholder disputes.