Andrés specializes in Litigation and Arbitration. He has extensive experience in civil proceedings and corporate litigation in numerous cases regarding breach of contracts, actions to obtain damages and compensation, unfair competition and conflicts in different matters and jurisdictions: agency, distribution and franchise contracts, and construction defects. His practice areas include insolvency proceedings, arbitrations, public law disputes, and criminal law, primarily white-collar offences, and has consolidated experience in complex cases followed before the National Court and other crimes related to companies, offences against working safety, intellectual and industrial property, the market, including assistance in corporate compliance programs that meets the legal requirements under Spanish Law.
Andrés is also regularly involved in pre-litigation assessment, providing expert assistance in legal due diligence, challenging corporate agreements and, summarizing, all kinds of conflicts and judiciary proceedings related to corporate regulations.
Andrés has a degree in Law from the University of Navarra and completed a LL.M, Masters Degree in Lawyering and Business Law from the Instituto de Empresa (IE Business School), Madrid, in the year 2001.
Andrés has 10 years of experience in the Litigation and Arbitration Department in Garrigues. The first seven years belonging to the Madrid’s office and the three last years in the San Sebastián’s Office, as a Senior Associate and head of the Litigation Department. During 2008, he was on secondment at Norton Rose LLP, London (nowadays Norton Rose Fulbright), working for the Dispute Resolution Department (DRD).
Finally, Andrés completed his professional career and vital experience working for a national political party as a legal advisor at the Spanish National Parliament. He then managed to be nominated as Chairman and candidate for the general elections, leading the political position and the management of the organization. He regularly takes part in conferences, round tables and talks on different aspects of the legal frame against corruption and its prevention, and other issues regarding lobbying, public affairs and legislative process. He also contributes to publications on the same topics.
Member of the Madrid Bar Association.
Spanish and English.