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Javier Muñoz Martínez

WHO

Javier Muñoz Martínez

POSITION

Chief Legal Officer Prisa Radio

AREA

Comparative Private and Business Law

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A connoisseur of several branches of the Private Law in both the civil law and the common law legal systems, Mr. Muñoz specializes in the negotiation and drafting of all kinds of international deals and transactions.

Javier is currently Director of the Legal Department of Prisa Radio. Over the last decade, he has worked in different top Madrid law firms handling international commercial matters for domestic and international clients, and as the in-house head of legal services for American and European companies conducting business worldwide. Javier has been General Counsel at WRS - National Geographic Retail.

Javier has been a professor at the IE Law School, lecturing in different areas of the Private Law, and most importantly, teaching the subject of International Contracts within the International LL.M. program. He was elected best professor of the International LL.M. for the graduating class of 2012.

Javier specializes in the negotiation, drafting and closing of all sorts of international and domestic contracts, and has closed numerous deals in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and America. He has conducted many inorganic growth transactions (mergers, spin-offs, company and large-asset acquisitions, project financing, joint-ventures, etc.) and corporate restructurings, all both at an international and a domestic scale. His broad international experience and his command of several European languages (he is a fluent English, Spanish, French, German and Italian speaker) are vital assets in highly complex multinational scenarios.

His main specialties are International Private Law, Law of the European Union and Commercial Law, both in the Civil Law and the Common Law systems, which he actively combines, bridging the differences that exist between both systems for better legal results.

He also has broad experience in corporate counseling, having been legal advisor and secretary to the Board of Directors of several companies.

Academic background:

  • EMBA, ESADE Business School (2010)
  • LLM in European Law, European Institute of Studies at Université Libre de Bruxelles (2004)
  • Diploma in Commercial Law, Field of study Commercial Law, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas ICADE (2003)
  • Graduate in Law, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas ICADE (2003)