José María Alonso Puig

José María Alonso Puig
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José María Alonso is the head of the litigation and arbitration department; and a member of the steering committees of the global arbitration practice group and the European disputes practice group. He is the ex-chairman of the Arbitration Court of the Madrid Bar Association, honorary chairman of the Spanish Arbitration Club and vice president of the International Law Association.

Mr Alonso focuses his practice on litigation relating to civil and commercial contracts and agreements, corporate disputes, disputes over agreements and transactions of a financial and insurance nature, international contracts and foreign investments and insolvencies.

As an arbitrator, he has participated in more than 300 proceedings (either as sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator or chairman of the arbitral tribunal), both in Spain (ad hoc, for the Madrid Court of Arbitration, the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration CIMA and Spanish Court of Arbitration) and internationally (ICC Court of Arbitration, IACAC, LCIA, CIADI, ICDR, TAS/CAS, CBRHR-CEAR and CAM-CCBC), with which he is officially listed as an arbitrator.

As lawyer, he has represented clients in more than 2,000 proceedings before Spanish courts (involving domestic and international issues) and advised on Spanish law in judicial proceedings held in Portugal, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Israel, Morocco and Australia. He has acted as legal counsel in numerous Spanish and international arbitration proceedings.

He is recognised as a leading laywer in dispute resolution and named as one of the most in-demand arbitrators by the most prestigious legal directories. He is “clearly part of Spain’s arbitration elite and a magnificent litigator”, according to Chambers Global and Chambers Europe.

WWL says: José María Alonso Puig is widely regarded for his top-tier work as arbitrator in more than 150 proceedings in Spain and worldwide.

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