Jones Day

Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Compact team that benefits from prominent individuals with lengthy experience in litigation and arbitration cases. Assists investors or corporate clients with international or domestic commercial arbitrations, both at tribunal stage and in subsequent enforcement actions. Also advises on litigation relating to breaches of supply contracts or other commercial contracts. Notable strengths in construction, energy and real estate sector disputes. Benefits from integration in the firm's extensive global dispute resolution network.

Strengths Clients remark that "the lawyers in charge are very careful with the strategy and really know how to command the right kind of presence in the court."

Other interviewees underline the smooth co-ordination between offices on multi-jurisdictional mandates, stating: "The firm's international network is excellent."

Work highlights Represented Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España in its appeal and antitrust claim against various regional regulations relating to unmanned petrol stations.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Mercedes Fernández has a solid market reputation for her handling of civil disputes involving construction contracts and claims. She is well versed in arbitral proceedings at a domestic and international level. Clients highlight her expertise in the field and value her "absolute dedication to the case, passion for the work and control over both procedural times and the technical complexities of the matter at hand."