Antonio José Moya

Counsel ––– Madrid
Member no. 5670 of the Alicante Bar Association
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Antonio José Moya Fernández is a lawyer in Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office. He joined the firm in 2004, having previously worked for the external litigation team of Banco Santander. He became a counsel in 2017.

His professional activity is primarily focused on civil litigation and insolvency. Antonio José has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Private law generally, and real estate, contract and tort law in particular, including product liability.
  • Litigation arising from construction contracts and liability for construction defects, general contractual terms and unfair clauses in banking contracts, and the breach of contracts for the sale and purchase of companies and warranties for hidden liabilities.
  • Advising financial entities on the enforcement of in rem and personal guarantees for the recovery of credits, sale of loan portfolios, and proceedings regarding the validity and breach of banking agreements.
  • Insolvency proceedings: claw-back actions.
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  • Law Degree, Universidad de Alicante, 2001 
  • Postgraduate courses, University of Westminster, London, 2001-2002
  • Postgraduate doctoral courses, Universidad de Valencia, 2007-2009
  • Doctoral research work on legal standing in product liability cases, Universidad de Valencia, 2012

Professional associations

  • Alicante Bar Association 
  • Valencia Bar Association

Teaching activity

Antonio José is an associate professor in the department of civil law at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he teaches several subjects relating to the field of Civil Law at undergraduate and graduate levels (Master’s Degree on Access to the Legal Profession). He is also a visiting lecturer on Civil Procedural Law on the Master’s Degree on Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.

Antonio José regularly participates as a speaker and panellist at seminars and conferences on subjects relating to his field of expertise. Some of the areas covered in his most recent lectures include enforcement and foreclosure proceedings, procedural aspects of the sale of loan portfolios (distressed debt investments), product liability, bankruptcy and arbitration.

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