Pablo Martínez is a legal director at Spain-based CARLES CUESTA Abogados y Asesores Financieros SLP, where he leads the arbitration practice.
He joined CARLES CUESTA after more than 8 years in the Litigation and Arbitration Department of Uría Menéndez. He previously worked in Hogan Lovells and Baker McKenzie.
Mr Martínez has recently been appointed as member of the board of the under forty section of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA-40).
He advises clients in all types of disputes, especially in the areas of energy, construction, infrastructures, contracts and obligations and corporate conflicts. Among his most prominent cases, Pablo has defended an electricity plant against a gas supplier in connection with the interpretation of the supply contract (approximately EUR 100 million) and represented a construction company before a state entity in a dispute relating to the unilateral termination of a contract for the construction of a tramway in Latin American (approximately USD 70 million).
He has represented clients in many arbitration proceedings, both national and international, administered by different institutions. He has also participated in the enforcement of arbitral awards, in proceedings for setting aside awards and in applications for injunctions and precautionary measures in support of arbitration proceedings.
Mr Martínez acts in proceedings before the courts of the civil order in all its instances, including the filing of appeals in cassation and extraordinary procedural infraction before the Supreme Court.
He regularly advises on matters of international jurisdiction and applicable law and has experience in the enforcement of foreign judgments in Spain.
He is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences.
Pablo speaks Spanish and English.