Roberto Muñoz is an associate in the Madrid office of Latham & Watkins. He advises national and international clients on complex litigation and arbitration proceedings concerning domestic and cross-border disputes. 

Mr. Muñoz represents clients before Spanish courts (including high courts, appeal courts, the Supreme Court, and the Constitutional Court) and also acts as counsel in arbitrations conducted under the main institutional arbitration rules (ICC, CIMA, CAM, TAM, SCC, NAI, etc.).

His experience includes:

  • Complex financial litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Termination of agency and distribution agreements
  • Termination of services agreements
  • Termination of joint-venture agreements
  • Termination of license agreements
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Mr. Muñoz is also a lecturer at the Centro de Estudios Garrigues, Villanueva University, and of the arbitration course of the Consejo General de la Abogacía and the International Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Muñoz´s experience includes representing:
  • A Spanish real estate company on a dispute against a contractor regarding the construction of two residential buildings
  • A German multinational from a claim filed by a US holding, based on the termination of negotiations concerning a potential acquisition of a group of companies located in Spain
  • A power company on judicial proceedings related to its EPC with a leading engineering company for the construction of a biomass energy plant
  • A Spanish listed IT company on judicial proceedings brought by a civil engineering group related to the client’s ownership of two Peruvian companies
  • A leading US fund on numerous litigation proceedings against the main debtors of its non-performing loans (NPL) portfolio
  • A global investment fund in connection to its acquisition of a €4.2 billion REO portfolio from a leading Spanish bank
  • A leading investment fund in all judicial proceedings related to its NPL portfolios, including foreclosure and mandatory insolvency proceedings
  • A pharmaceutical conglomerate in arbitration proceedings against a US corporation regarding the potential breach of a multi-million-dollar licensing agreement
  • A pharmaceutical conglomerate in several international arbitration and domestic litigation against one of its competitors regarding the violation of various agreements
  • A Spanish development company in a bankruptcy incident on the occasion of the termination of five construction contracts

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • LLM (Merit) in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution, Queen Mary, University of London, 2014
  • LLB (Honours) in Law & Business Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2012
  • BBA in Business Studies, Centro Universitario Villanueva, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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