Victor Bonnin is the founder of VBArbitration, an arbitration boutique that opened in Madrid in 2016. Victor is a qualified in Spain, and in England and Wales. Additionally, he also holds a law degree in Swiss law and a master’s degree in business law from the University of Geneva.
Before founding his own arbitration practice, Victor was a senior associate of the Madrid and London offices of Allen & Overy. There, he represented foreign investors in several investment proceedings in the renewable sector. Previously, Victor was a senior associate at the arbitration department of the Spanish law firm, Garrigues. During that period, he worked at the New York office of Skadden Arps as visiting attorney.
In addition to currently sitting as arbitrator in cases in which he has been appointed by the ICC Court or the Madrid Court of Arbitration, he also acts as counsel and arbitral secretary. He has a vast experience in commercial, investment and sports arbitration in ad hoc and institutional arbitral proceedings (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, Madrid Court of Arbitration, AAA, CAS, among others).
He is a member of the global advisory board of the ICDR Y&I; previous to this, he was a member of the first European committee of the Young Arbitrators Forum, when this was founded.
He has also written numerous articles on arbitration law, participates frequently in arbitration congresses and seminars as speaker and collaborates with universities in arbitration-related courses.
Victor is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Catalan and has a working knowledge of German and Portuguese.
WWL says: Victor Bonnin is described as "superlatively skilled" and impresses interviewees from across Europe and beyond.
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