Alfonso Iglesia

Alfonso Iglesia

Managing Partner, Cuatrecasas
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Mr Iglesia is the managing partner of the litigation and arbitration practice. He is a practising lawyer since 1989 and has extensive experience as a lead lawyer in Spanish and international arbitration and court proceedings. He specialises in construction and engineering law and in civil liability.

In the area of construction and engineering law, he has represented Spanish and foreign companies in national and international projects, advising them on all aspects from the contract negotiation phase to defending them before the courts of justice or in arbitration, including negotiation procedures, mediation, expert determination and disputes boards. In the area of civil liability, he has participated in cases such as tobacco litigation (representing a multinational tobacco company in several proceedings) and the various lawsuits over the fire in the Windsor building in Madrid (representing the owner of the Windsor building).

He has represented multinational companies and companies listed on the IBEX 35.

Recommended by several directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Leaders League, Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal, European Legal Experts, Best Lawyers, Global Arbitration Review and The Legal 500 in litigation, arbitration, corporate and M&A, product liability and construction.

Mr Iglesia is a member of the Madrid Bar Association (1989), the International Bar Association, the ICC Institute of World Business Law and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Spanish branch of the International Law Association and vice president of the Spanish Arbitration Club.

He regularly lectures at conferences and seminars on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration, international construction contracts and civil liability. He has participated in several publications and collective works on arbitration and construction.

He also lectures in the master’s in business law at ICADE in Madrid.

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