Last Updated June 17, 2019

Law and Practice

Contributed By Pérez-Llorca

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Pérez-Llorca Pérez-Llorca has a Litigation & Arbitration practice in both its Madrid and Barcelona offices. The team is composed of eight partners, two counsel and 35 other qualified lawyers. Lawyers act for clients before all legal forums throughout Spain, and focus on both commercial litigation and international and domestic arbitration. The firm has extensive experience in defending clients’ interests before the Public Administrations, and before the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union). The lawyers have broad experience in complex cases relating to corporate issues, shareholders’ disputes, directors’ liability, contractual disputes, unfair competition, intellectual property, energy, construction, engineering, insurance, banking, tort liability, privacy and personal image, and restructuring and insolvency.

The SCPA establishes a two-tier system, where decisions ruled by the Courts of First Instance are subject to appeal if one of the parties lodges an appeal.

Judgments ruled by the Provincial Courts may be subject to (i) an extraordinary appeal for breach of procedure and/or (ii) an appeal in a court of cassation for infringement of the law regarding the merits of the case. According to the temporary regime established in the SCPA, the Supreme Court is currently the pertinent body to hear both extraordinary mechanisms of review except for cassation for infringement or the law of an Autonomous Community, in which case the competent bodies are the High Courts of Justice of each Autonomous Community. Furthermore, once this temporary regime is no longer in force, the SCPA provides the High Courts of Justice of each Autonomous Community as the competent bodies to decide on the extraordinary appeal for breach of procedure.

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Pérez-Llorca Pérez-Llorca has a Litigation & Arbitration practice in both its Madrid and Barcelona offices. The team is composed of eight partners, two counsel and 35 other qualified lawyers. Lawyers act for clients before all legal forums throughout Spain, and focus on both commercial litigation and international and domestic arbitration. The firm has extensive experience in defending clients’ interests before the Public Administrations, and before the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union). The lawyers have broad experience in complex cases relating to corporate issues, shareholders’ disputes, directors’ liability, contractual disputes, unfair competition, intellectual property, energy, construction, engineering, insurance, banking, tort liability, privacy and personal image, and restructuring and insolvency.

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