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Javier Areilza Churruca


Javier Areilza Churruca


Partner Areilza Abogados


Comparative Private and Business Law

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Javier is specialized in the direction of domestic and international arbitrations both institutional (ICC, Madrid Chamber of Commerce) and ad-hoc. He intervened in corporate controversies, as well as M&A, construction, insurance. He also specialized in civil and commercial litigation.

Javier has advised national and foreign clients throughout all economic sectors, from finance, industry or commercial to service providers and nonprofit organizations. Areilza represents his clients in courts and tribunals either in Spanish (courts and arbitration tribunals) and English (international arbitrations).

Academic background:

  • Master of Laws (LLM), NYU (2003).
  • Graduate in Law, University Autónoma of Madrid (1999).

Professional background:

  • Areilza founded, together with other professionals, Areilza Abogados in 2010. Before that, he developed his career in the Litigation and
  • Arbitration Department at Clifford Chance in Madrid. He also worked at Ariño & Asociados.