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Borja Pérez- Puente

Borja Pérez- Puente


Borja Pérez- Puente

Borja Perez-Puente specializes in litigation and arbitration. He has represented clients before judicial bodies and arbitration courts in both national and international disputes related to the aerospace, technological, construction, and oil & gas sectors.

Borja’s experience covers disputes under several governing laws (including Spanish, French and English law), seats of arbitration (including London, Paris and Madrid) and courts of arbitration (including ICC, CAM and CEA). He regularly acts in in cross-border matters and multi-party disputes.

Arbitration experience includes representing:

  • Several members of the Spanish consortium for the construction of the EUR 6,7 billion Haramain High Speed Railway in a number of arbitration proceedings related to internal disputes within the consortium.
  • Leading aerospace group in a number of contractual arbitration proceedings and judicial disputes against local consultants located throughout the globe.
  • Spanish leading construction company in arbitration proceedings in connection with the construction of an EUR 1.7 billion underground gas storage facility.
  • Danish global leader in the construction, sale and installation of wind turbines, in arbitration proceedings related to two wind farm construction projects in Latin America.

Experience before the Spanish Courts includes representing:

  • Several Spanish surface water management associations in disputes against several construction companies in connection with the defective construction of a number of irrigation water pipelines.
  • Madrid Bar Association in a dispute against a global provider of IT services in connection with the defective performance of a contract for the digital transformation of the Madrid Bar Association.
  • Spanish leading provider of technological services in a dispute against a global media group in connection with the breach of a contract for the outsourcing of the media groups' global IT services.
  • Global financial entity holding more than EUR 600 million in debt against Martinsa Fadesa in the insolvency proceedings of the latter (EUR 7 billion insolvency proceedings).

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Career and qualifications

  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE (BBA) 2013
  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE (LLB) 2014
  • Admitted as lawyer (abogado) in Spain 2014
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2016

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association

Awards and citations

  • "As outstanding professionals we can mention Mr. Fernando Irurzun, Mr. Borja Perez Puente, Mr. Elías Soria".
    Legal 500 2021: Dispute Resolution
  • “Borja Perez-Puente is impressively efficient and detail-oriented. He quickly learns all the technical details of both your business and the case and then he is able to explain them in plain language with an amazing ease. He understands you and the court and makes sure that nothing is lost in-between”
    Legal 500 2020: Dispute Resolution Spain 
  • “José Antonio Caínzos and Borja Perez-Puente clearly explain at all times the different alternatives that they propose for the planning of the matter. they are close to the client at all times and they have an exceptional knowledge about the matters in which they participate. They inspire trust”
    Legal 500 2020: Dispute Resolution Spain