Member of the Madrid Bar since 1992, State Attorney since 1994 and Fellow of the CIArb since 2019.
He has been Director General of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office as well as Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Energy and the Ministry of Science and Technology.
He regularly acts as arbitrator and counsel in proceedings before, inter alia, ICC, ICDR, SNA-OSCE, CAM and CIMA.
He has been recognised by Chambers & Partners since 2013. He is currently listed in the categories “Most in Demand Arbitrator” (Band 2) and “Patents & Trade Marks” (Band 4). Who’s Who Legal recognises him as a “Thought Leader” in Arbitration. Leaders League also recognises him as a “Leading” Spanish arbitrator.
He teaches arbitration at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) and publishes regularly on arbitration.
He works regularly in Spanish, English and German and has advanced knowledge of French and Portuguese.