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Club Español de la Litigación de los Negocios is born
The association, chaired by the lawyer and professor Ignacio Díez-Picazo, aims to promote dialogue among legal practitioners and different institutions primarily in the civil, commercial and criminal fields
Club Español de la Litigación de los Negocios - CEL (Spanish Business Litigation Club, in English) is born. Constituted in Madrid, the new association will be chaired by Professor of Procedural Law and lawyer Ignacio Díez-Picazo and aims to become a leading forum for the sector in this area and to serve as an interlocutor with the various institutions, courts and all those involved in procedural practice and dispute resolution.
The club was created with the aim of creating a community among litigators from all over Spain in the field of business litigation, mainly in the commercial, civil and criminal areas. It aspires to become a leading forum in which to address the reality of business litigation and to establish a dialogue with the different institutions, with the courts and with all those involved in procedural practice and dispute resolution, promoting measures to improve our justice system. The association will give priority to training activities, with special dedication to those oriented to young lawyers.
The Spanish Business Litigation Club is chaired by Professor of Procedural Law and lawyer Ignacio Díez-Picazo. The vice presidents are Antonio Entrena López-Peña, partner at Garrigues; María Pérez Carrillo, partner at Cuatrecasas; and Ángel Pérez Pardo de Vera, partner at Uría Menéndez; and the secretary general is Pablo Torán Umbert, partner at Ayuela Jiménez. Eduardo Ayuela Zurita (Ayuela Jiménez), Pedro Campaña Ávila (Cuatrecasas), Joaquín Jiménez Rubio (Ayuela Jiménez) and Alberto Pimenta Hernández (Garrigues) also played an important role in the gestation of the Club.
The chairman, vice-chairmen and secretary general will be joined on the Board of Directors by renowned lawyers from different parts of Spain: Gonzalo Ardila Bermejo (Hogan Lovells); Javier de Carvajal Cebrián (Herbert Smith); Miriam Domínguez Baena (Cabify); Jaime Fernández Cortés (Augusta Abogados); Soledad Fernández Reyes (Montero Aramburu); Fernando Gragera Contador (PLA); Fernando Irurzun Montoro (Clifford Chance); Manuel de Lorenzo Segrelles (Navarro Abogados); Laura Martínez Sanz (Oliva Ayala); María Massó Moreu (Baker & McKenzie); Javier Mendieta Grande (Allen & Overy); Belén Mora Capitán (Cortés Abogados); Juan Palomino Segura (Pérez-Llorca); América Pastor Catalán (RBI Spain); and Inés Vázquez García (GA_P).
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