Borja Fernandez de Troconiz is appointed partner in Linklaters’ Madrid Dispute resolution practice

Linklaters has appointed Borja Fernandez de Troconiz as a partner in the firm’s Madrid Dispute Resolution Practice.

Borja joins from Allen & Overy and is expected to join Linklaters in December.

Before joining Allen & Overy, Borja was the head of the legal department at Barclays Bank in Spain between 2005 and 2007. He started his career working for the Spanish government after having qualified as a government lawyer (Abogado del Estado).

As an Abogado del Estado, Borja belongs to a prestigious group of lawyers. He has worked with banks and financial institutions, energy, infrastructure and telecoms. His experience comprises bank litigation, commercial disputes, international arbitration, insolvency, and white-collar crime.

Michael Bennett, Linklaters’ Global Head of Dispute Resolution said,

“We are delighted that Borja, a highly respected litigator, is bolstering our Madrid Dispute resolution practice. His joining the team will mean that we can offer even better service to our corporate and financial institution clients on their complex transactions and matters as well as significant contentious matters.”