With over 16 years of experience, José provides advice to both national and international clients in civil, commercial and criminal law matters.

He has in-depth knowledge of civil and criminal procedure rules and an extraordinary ability to seek the best approach when dealing with disputes involving different kinds of risks for the client.

  • Advice to a Swiss state-owned company on arbitration before the Court of Arbitration of Madrid concerning the breach of an EPC Contract for a solar photovoltaic plant in Spain against the contractor claiming payment of €8M.
  • Advice to a Dutch real estate company in relation to criminal proceedings concerning the investigation into possible money laundering in the sale of the skyscraper Cepsa Tower for €490 million.
  • Advice to a football team of LaLiga on criminal proceedings initiated by minority shareholders against its directors refusing or preventing from exercising their rights of information.
  • Advice to a Spanish listed company on a criminal case against several former managers for misappropriation of over €14.6 million.
  • Advice to a Portuguese financial institution in relation to investigation proceedings for alleged fraud committed by several former employees of over €42M.
  • Advising a Spanish real estate company on a claim against the most relevant construction company in the Spanish eastern coast, concerning a breach of a financial advice agreement regarding a total amount of €110M.
  • Advising on three administrative litigation proceedings regarding handling services to be provided in 6 Spanish airports before the National High Court (Audiencia Nacional) amounting 120M€.
  • Advice to a telecom state-owned company in the proceedings started by a third party against several administrative resolutions granting subsidies for €76M for the establishment of broadband in remote areas in Spain.
  • Advising a leading insurance company on several court proceedings against, among others, two former sales agents for the commission of the criminal offenses of forgery of commercial documents, fraud, and libel/slander on a plot of improper collection of commissions of 4M€.
  • Lexology Panoramic – Arbitration
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • Best Lawyers Spain since 2018
  • A trusted adviser to domestic and international clients on civil, commercial, and criminal matters (Legal 500)
  • I also highlight José Carlos Fraga for his commitment and dedication (Legal 500)
  • Law degree (University Carlos III de Madrid)
  • Master’s degree in business legal advice from ADM International Business School
Professional Memberships
  • Madrid Bar Association (2010)