Doctor in Law and Professor of Procedural Law at the University of Barcelona.
Specialized in Bankruptcy and Procedural law.
Ex-President of the Barcelona Bar Association.
Ex-President of the “Catalanish Bar Council” .
Ex-President of the “European Bar Federation”.
He is author of numerous publications about procedural law, bankruptcy law and organization of justice. Among the published titles, should be highlighted “La vis attractiva del proceso concursal”, “El incidente concursal”, “El arbitraje internacional ante los tribunales españoles”, “Internet y prueba civil”, “Las normas jurídicas como objeto de prueba. Tratamiento procesal del derecho extranjero y la costumbre”, “La competencia internacional de los tribunales españoles”, “La audiencia previa”, just like the coordination of the Civil Procedural Law’s comments (LEC 1/2000) and of the “Bankruptcy Law”.
He has given numerous lectures and/or participated in seminars, congresses and around tables at Spanish and foreign universities and institutions.
Elected Academician of the Royal Academy of Doctors
"Report on the status of the Catalunya Mercantile Courts” group editor’s director (Center of Law Studies of the Justice Department of the Government of Catalunya).
Legal Expert of the European Union (MEDA Programme).
Prize “Catalunya Professional 2007”.
He has been awarded by the “European Prize 2008” for his book “La prova del diritto straniero” by ASTAF (Italian Association of Legal Reviews).