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LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

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We defend the interests of our clients in the pre-litigation phase (to try to avoid the exercise of legal actions) and deal with any Spanish court or Spanish or international arbitration, institutional or ad hoc, in all types of civil and commercial litigation. Our experience is of particular importance in procedures relating to national and international contracts (breaches and contractual liabilities), corporate disputes (liability of directors, challenging of corporate resolutions), the right of ownership and other real property rights (declaratory or recovery), unfair competition, construction and advertising.

Additionally, our extensive experience in insolvency procedures together with our substantive and procedural knowledge of bankruptcy law allows us to provide the best pre-bankruptcy and insolvency advice to our customers.

We advise to:

All kind of companies, national and multinational, and all the sectors.

Benchmark cases: 

Radio licence
Legal controversy regarding the alleged breach of contract and claims arising from a radio licence, on behalf of a major Spanish radio station (value not determined).

Breach of distribution contract
ICAM arbitration procedure regarding the alleged infringement of an exclusive distribution agreement between a multinational company of the Australian industrial sector and one of its distributors in the United States (value over 10M EUR).

Breach of contract and ownership of wind parks Legal proceedings for breach of contract concerning multiple wind farms on behalf of a European energy multinational (approx. value 84M EUR).

Intellectual Property, Know How, Disclosure of secrets
Criminal proceedings relating to intellectual property, know-how and disclosure of company secrets on behalf of a Spanish multinational from the industrial sector against disloyal employees.

Unfair competition
Legal dispute concerning unfair competition between the two major juice distribution companies in Spain (undetermined value).

Bankruptcy proceedings
Bankruptcy procedures for real estate, industrial and energy sector companies (representing the insolvent party or the creditors).

Arbitration on breach of contract
CIMA arbitration procedure regarding the alleged breach of contract of a multinational from the energy sector (approx. 2 M EUR).

Strategic Sector
Administrative appeal on behalf of an Italian multinational company in the strategic sector (approx. 2 M EUR).

Non-fulfilment of R&W’s agreed upon in SPA’s
Legal proceedings resulting from concealment and non-fulfilment of R&W’s agreed upon in sale purchase agreements (SPA) entered into by foreign multinationals.

Breach of maritime transport contract and individual liability claim filed against administrator.
Legal proceedings against company for breach of maritime transport contract and liability claims filed against company administrator (4M EUR).

Lease of premises at shopping centres.
Pre-litigation advisory services and legal proceedings involving lease of premises at shopping centres.

Strategic Sector
Legal proceeding relating to claims for recovery of ownership and possession, and warranty of title for parcels in real estate projects.

Non-fulfilment of R&W’s agreed upon in SPA’s
Legal proceedings resulting from concealment and non-fulfilment of R&W’s agreed upon in sale purchase agreements (SPA) entered into by foreign multinationals.


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