Country expert for SPAIN
Chairman of the board of the country experts.
Current professional position
Partner, Even Abogados, Madrid.
Lecturer in Commercial Law (company law, and distribution law) at the Universidad Autónoma (Madrid) both at graduate and master levels and Practicum Program.
Distribution law is one of the principal fields of activity.
Spanish, English, French and Italian
- Informe sobre las importaciones paralelas en la Union Europea. Especial consideracion del Articulo 47 del Acta de Adhesion (Ed. Centro de Estudios de Derecho Europeo Farmaceutico, 1995); - Competition Laws of Europe. (Spain) (Ed. Butterworths, 1995); - The amount of the compensation for clientele. The Sentence of the Spanish Supreme Court of January 15th 2008. Review of the Spanish and German Chamber of Commerce in Spain (june-july 2008); - “Case-Law criteria for goodwill indemnity in Agency and Distribution contracts” (“Criterios jurisprudenciales sobre indemnización por clientela en los contratos de agencia y distribucion”). In “Treinta años de Integracion Europea”, Ed. Juruá, Lisbon, 2009 pp. 553 - 563. “Getting the Deal Through Franchise”, Chapter for Spain. 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions.
Spanish, Italian, French, English
Law degree, Admitted to bar
Experience in the field of distribution
Commercial agency, Distributorship, Franchising, Sale networks, Distribution JV, Department stores, Consignment, Distribution antitrust
Litigation before national courts as counsel.
International Arbitration as counsel.
- Distribution: Scottish manufacturer of beverages who had signed a letter with a Spanish company recognizing some rights.
- Italian agent signed an exclusive agency agreement with a Spanish manufacturer.
- Italian manufacturer appointed an exclusive agent for Spain.
- German and Danish group had an agent in Spain with a mixed contract of distribution and agency.
- German manufacturer appointed a distributor for Spain and Portugal.
- Company appointed some franchisees by signing a license trademark agreement permitting the use of such trademark and the concept.
- Distribution of foodstuffs in Department Stores and franchise agreements