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Jose Luis Terron



Terron Jose Luis
Jose Luis Terron



José Luis is an expert in managing complex and high-profile disputes. He has advised in both domestic and international arbitration procedures regarding disputes concerning many different sectors such as energy, IT, construction and retail companies, administered before the ICC and the LCIA. 

José Luis also has a vast experience in commercial litigation (challenge of companies’ resolutions, M&A litigation and a wide range of contractual disputes). He also has experience in advising important financial institutions in misselling cases (including class actions) related to structured bonds, preferred shares, multicurrency mortgages and swap interest rate clauses.

Graduated top of his class (premio extraordinario) he is an adjunct professor at renowned universities such as Instituto de Empresa and Navarra University. José Luis is recommended for his excellent work in the main legal directories, such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.

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Admitted as abogado, Spain, 2003


Course, Business Administration, 2001

Erasmus Scholarship, 2002

Degree, Law, University of Cádiz, 2003

Experience highlights


Published Work

  • ¿Sigue siendo posible que los tribunales aprecien la falta de legitimación pasiva de oficio sin incurrir en incongruencia? (Published in the Book Practica Contenciosa para Abogados 2018)
  • Reopening floor clause mortgage claims in Spain (Regulatory Risk Note)
  • Pro-Bank arbitration awards aned by Madrid court: should banks be arbitrating in Madrid? European Financial Litigation Review.
  • Demanda de nulidad de Laudo: Caducidad de la acción e importancia de la cuantía a la hora de la tasación de costas. (Published in the Book Practica Contenciosa para Abogados 2015).
  • Transposition of Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions: Some thoughts.
  • ECJ ruling on Spanish foreclosure procedure. (European Financial Litigation Review).
  • Court upholds clause providing options for parties. (Global Arbitration Review -GAR).
  • El dies a quo de la acción de anulabilidad de la compraventa de participaciones preferentes. (Published in the Book Practica Contenciosa para Abogados 2016)
  • First Spanish court ruling upholding validity of hybrid dispute resolution clause. (European Finance Litigation Review).
  • Multicurrency loans litigation in Spain. European Financial Litigation.
  • Doing Business in Spain 2013 and 2020 (Enforcing Contracts). World Bank publication.
  • How should credit risk be disclosed in purchase orders? European Financial Litigation Review.
  • Do financial entities have an ongoing duty to advise clients? European Finance Litigation Review
  • Recent interest rate swap litigation. European Finance Litigation Review.
  • Supreme Court gives first ruling on minimum interest rate provisions in floating rate mortgage agreements European Finance Litigation Review.
  • ¿Es válido el sometimiento a arbitraje de las controversias derivadas de un contrato de agencia? (Published in the Book Practica Contenciosa para Abogados 2019)"