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Francisco Malaga

Dispute Resolution Partner, Madrid



Abogado (admitted to the Spanish Bar)


He has broad experience advising corporates and financial institutions on a wide range of litigation matters. He is a doctor in law, and has nearly 20 years’ experience as a university professor and is currently a tenured professor in litigation at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He has published more than 20 books, articles and commentaries on a broad range of procedural matters, and is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on litigation and insolvency issues. he is also one the individuals included in the list of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration of Madrid.

Professional Experience

2009 to date Partner, Linklaters
2007 - 2009 Partner, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
2003 - 2006  Associate, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
2000 - 2003  Alternate Judge (Magistrado Suplente) at the Provincial Appellate Court (Audiencia Provincial) of Barcelona
1993 - to date Lecturer (and currently tenured professor) in Litigation, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)


1998 - PhD in Law, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
996 - PhD in Law,  Università di Bologna (Italy)
1993 - LL.B, Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)


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